Sheva Nerad: Remarkable Encounters

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I have never had the pleasure of meeting Ram Dass in person. When I was 13, my parents sent me to yoga and meditation classes because they thought I had insomnia and it would help. (What they didn’t know was that I was desperately bored in school and reading science fiction books by flashlight all… Read more »

Paul Singer: Remarkable Encounters

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It was 1970 in Washington, D.C. 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 heard… Read more »

Krishna Das: Remarkable Encounters

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If there is one day in a life that was the end of one thing and the beginning of another thing that was the day I met Ram Dass… Before that I was running around to every yogi who came to America. I remember doing asanas with some guy, some crazy yogi, on the floor… Read more »

Conditions in the West

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This article is from a Ram Dass lecture that took place in 1976. It can be argued that much of the “upleveling” of spiritual consciousness described here is still taking place in the West. Like many of Ram Dass’ words, this description of the spiritual state of the U.S. applies just as much to current… Read more »