26 Mar 2012
March 26, 2012

Forgiveness and the Awakened Soul

Question: I’d like to know about forgiveness as a bridge between the separate self and the awakened soul. Ram Dass: That’s a nice way of phrasing the question. It’s a step on a ladder that goes from dualism into non-dualism. Because as you forgive or allow or acknowledge or say “Of course you’re human” or.. read more →

16 Mar 2012
March 16, 2012

The Idea of Soul Mates

Question: The problem seems to be that when you are in a relationship, in the beginning everything is happening, but when you marry that person it changes. I’ve been in several relationships, major relationships, I’ve been married and divorced twice and I’m searching for something special. Something I’m told is called a “soul mate”. Do.. read more →

07 Mar 2012
March 7, 2012

Babaji’s Heart

In 1972 Babaji once complained that there was something wrong with his heart. It was painful and he could not sleep at night. Of course, there was no question of his sleep—he would be awake all night whether ill or not. Someone suggested that he be taken to Dr. Joshi, the Civil Surgeon, at Nainital… read more →

It was 1970 in Washington, D.C. When friends played a tape recorded lecture in which Ram Dass described his journey to India and his transformation from Harvard professor to intrepid explorer of the mind to spiritual seeker and discoverer in terms, tenor and language that confirmed tenets i knew to be true, but had never.. read more →

08 Feb 2012
February 8, 2012

The Man with the Flute

Once Maharajji had gone from Allahabad to Jagganath Puri with some of the devotees. I could not go because I had to run the household. At about four o’clock one afternoon I was relaxing, my mother and auntie were resting in their room, when I heard some noise from behind the house. Some children were.. read more →

27 Oct 2011
October 27, 2011

Love For No Reason

Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It’s not “I love you” for this or that reason, not “I love you if you love me.” It’s love for no reason, love without an.. read more →

30 Sep 2011
September 30, 2011

The Soul Loves Everything

Ram Dass talks about being in an incarnation and gradually moving from ego to soul identity. This is an excerpt from the Open Your Heart in Paradise DVD set. Click here to visit the RamDass.org web store. read more →