09 Apr 2014
April 9, 2014

The Value of Faith in God

Babaji would sometimes wax eloquent while talking about contentment in life: “The real contentment comes only when there is no desire, no hankering in your mind for anything. How can you say that you have got everything and do not want anything more when you are holding an empty vessel in your hand? You might.. read more →

19 Feb 2014
February 19, 2014

Ram Dass Gives Maharaji the “Yogi Medicine”

In 1967 when I first came to India, I brought with me a supply of LSD, hoping to find someone who might understand more about these substances than we did in the West. When I had met Maharajji (Neem Karoli Baba), after some days the thought had crossed my mind that he would be a.. read more →

29 Jan 2014
January 29, 2014

Ram Dass’ Experience Became Ours

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 →

29 Jan 2014
January 29, 2014

Hanumanji Was Always at Peace

  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 →

21 Nov 2012
November 21, 2012

The First Encounter

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 →

22 May 2012
May 22, 2012

Episode 5 – Darshan

Still residing in India, Raghu and another Canadian go to meet Maharaji, who gave him a feeling of being home for the first time and showed him unconditional love. Meanwhile Ram Dass continues his spiritual evolution and learns the meaning of “renunciation of desire” and explores different vehicles to get to and maintain a place.. read more →

15 May 2012
May 15, 2012

Episode 4 – Guru Found

Raghu struggles with two deadly diseases in India while awaiting word from Ram Dass about his Guru, and ends up visiting “the Mother” at the Kainchi Ashram, where he finds peace and restfulness. Then Ram Dass informs Raghu that he has found Maharaji, his Guru, which excites Raghu because now he can finally meet him.. read more →

09 May 2012
May 9, 2012

Maharaji Introduces Me to Baba Ram Dass

Krishna Das had instructed me to return to my uncle and Siddhi Ma in the summer of 2004 and try as I did I could not make the necessary travel arrangements. There were no return tickets to London in time for my children’s school term, so that was that. The next school term break was in.. read more →

02 May 2012
May 2, 2012

Kainchi Leela

I was introduced to Siddhi Ma by my aunt and was given permission to stay at the ashram even though I had made no prior arrangements for staying. I didn’t even realise what a huge priviledge this was and that not many are given it. Siddhi Ma placed me in a room which I shared.. read more →

01 May 2012
May 1, 2012

Episode 2 – Journey to the East

Ram Dass talks about the mental and physical trials he experienced before traveling to India after he was fired from Harvard, and about embarking on his journey to the East to find his Guru.   In order for us to be able to make these teachings available to everyone, we need your support. As Ram.. read more →