Remarkable Encounters: Chris Truhe

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It was a perfect storm of sorts when I found a craft that would carry me through it all. In 1975, I was 25 years old—just coming into my adult life. I completed college, had a job, a husband, friends; it was all exciting, lovely really . . . and it felt empty. During this… Read more »

Remarkable Encounters: Mark Ekwall

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I became aware of Ram Dass in the early 1970s through Be Here Now. An avid member of Dick Alpert’s explorers club, I had the opportunity to see Ram Dass talk in NY and Philadelphia and also had some friends at that time who studied with Ram Dass, so I was shown certain meditations and… Read more »

Remarkable Encounters: CJ

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I’m not really sure how one can adequately put into words the power and utterly intense compassion in which one meets Ram Dass, whether through his inspiring works, or in person. He’s only been in my life now for about two years, but in the past two years he has become one of my greatest… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Mirabai Bush Teaches to Work with Mindfulness

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Shamash Alidina interviews Mirabai Bush in conjunction with the release of her new CD “Working with Mindfulness”. Listen to the Interview Here Click Here to listen to a sample of “Working with Mindfulness”   “In this episode, Mirabai Bush talks about how to integrate mindfulness into the workplace, using her experience of creating the mindfulness program… Read more »

Rev. Michael Beckwith Hosts "The Power Series"

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Rev. Michael Beckwith

Michael Bernard Beckwith, Founder and Spiritual Director of the Agape International Spiritual Center, internationally recognized award-winning author, teacher, speaker, and originator of the Life Visioning Process, and his creative consort and wife Rickie Byars Beckwith, musician, composer, singer, author, Director of the Music and Arts Ministry at Agape and Director of the 300-voice Agape International… Read more »

A Kind Word Turneth Away Wrath

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  The following is an excerpt by late Aikido master Terry Dobson in the anthology “The Peaceful Warrior,” edited by Rick Fields (Tarcher/Putnam, 1994) as retold by Ram Dass in An Experiment in Awareness – Mile High Church, Colorado, June 24, 1994. The train clanked and rattled through the suburbs of Tokyo on a drowsy Spring afternoon…. Read more »