15 Feb 2012
February 15, 2012

Compassionate Action and Suffering

  Question:   How do you visualize taking compassionate action into the field to those that appear to be creating suffering? Ram Dass:  In doing social action, you are often dealing with people who, by the nature of the way they are living their lives, are creating suffering.  And how you do social action is like.. read more →

reprinted courtesy of Times of India, Oct 14, 2011, 12.00AM IST Being with Neem Karoli Maharaj-ji by Ram Dass We were sitting in the courtyard of the little temple in the Himalayan foothills, around Maharaj-ji, wrapped in a plaid blanket, sitting on a plank bed. Everyone had fallen silent. It was a meditative quiet, like.. read more →

19 Sep 2010
September 19, 2010

On Death, Dying, Illness and Grief – Part 1

Question: I’ve had a lot of loss in my life and my husband has lung cancer and I’m facing more loss in my future.  And I would like to know how I can use the grief that I feel to come to a deeper place of truth.  And also when I notice myself in this.. read more →