Ram Dass’ Experience Became Ours

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Written by David Silver  I first met Ram Dass about thirty-five years ago at the Hilda Charlton Thursday night teaching and kirtan. A hundred seekers at St. Luke-In-The-Fields Episcopal Church on Hudson Street in Manhattan. Ram Dass had taken my friend and neighbor, Danny Goldberg, to the meeting a week or two before, and Danny… Read more »

Hanumanji Was Always at Peace

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  In March 1972, two days before the Holi celebrations, Babaji told me, “Ask your friend to engage a taxi for us. We start for Amarkantak tomorrow morning at six. The taxi must be suitable for a long journey.” My friend returned in the evening saying the taxi had been engaged. Babaji told him the… Read more »

The First Encounter

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Now the reason that my life may be useful, although from most other standpoints it seems, even to me, quite trivial, is that I have led three lives. I have three chapters, each of which has led quite naturally in to the next although at the time it didn’t seem very natural. The first chapter… Read more »

Be Here Now

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With Maharaji’s permission, Ram Dass published the book Be Here Now in America in 1971. He gave instructions to the publisher to print the book and came to India with the first copy to present to Maharaji. Maharaji had not studied English. Yet five months later he drew Ram Dass’ attention to some untruths in… Read more »