What do you do when someone does something or says something that hurts you? Taken from the audio talk, “Fear, Anger, Love”, which can be purchased as an MP3 playlist for $9 to support the Love Serve Remember Foundation.
Posts By: Ram Dass
Spiritual Materialism – Ram Dass talks about the promises and the pitfalls of the spiritual path, and the shift of reality that happened in the sixties that was predicated by psychedelics. This shift blew apart the traditional religious systems that were in place at the time, and the psychedelics gave people a connection that they… Read more »
Quoting Meister Eckhart, Ram Dass leads into a discourse about purification and the evolution of consciousness. We are encouraged to find our own personal paths to God, eventually letting go of the method to just be in the eternal present. – (1/10/1970 – SF,CA)
Ram Dass discusses the options and ways we deal with suffering. Taken from the audio set “Who You Are” which you can purchase as an MP3 playlist for $9 to support the Love Serve Remember Foundation.
A rare and early recording from a 1966 LSD Conference at the University of California – Prior to his travels in India, Ram Dass talks about exploring various uses of psychedelics including creating social institutions that utilize trained personnel to guide psychedelic sessions. He suggests designed experiments with pain relief, stages of death and studies… Read more »
Ram Dass speaks about difficult life questions including, “Should I Get Divorced?” There are multiple levels from which you can view the experiences of life. Cultivating multiple perspectives and learning to let go helps bring spaciousness and open-heartedness. Taken from the audio set “Who You Are” which you can purchase as an MP3 playlist for $13 to support… Read more »
Ram Dass shares the three phases of his transformation. Phase one, being the unfulfilled psychologist. Phase two began after discovering LSD. In the LSD phase, he felt subtle despair from continually coming down from drugs. So he went to the east, become a seeker and met Bhagavan Das…
When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited. —RAMAKRISHNA We came to Maharajji’s feet, impelled by our yearning for the living spirit and drawn by his light. We came from Europe and Great Britain, the United States and Canada, Australia and South America. As Herman Hesse said of the fellow travelers in his Journey to the… Read more »
If I am in my soul, when I look at others, I see their souls. I still see the individual differences – men and women, rich and poor, attractive and unattractive, and all that stuff. But when we recognize each other as souls, we are seeing each other as aspects of the One. Love is… Read more »
In Eastern traditions, the state of consciousness at the last moment of life is considered so crucial that you spend your whole life preparing for it. Mahatma Gandhi, the great Indian leader, walked into a garden to give a press conference and was assassinated. As he fell, all he said was “Rām!” the name of… Read more »
During the summer of 1973 I was staying at my father’s farm in New Hampshire, and was there in September when the telegram arrived. My father and my stepmother, looking rather concerned, met me when I returned from shopping at the village. Dad said, “This telegram just came from India, don’t understand it, but I… Read more »
The minute you know that there is somebody who knows it all, you are free. Because all your secrets become absurd, because somebody knows everything about you and they say, “yeah, right. Look at all that horrible stuff and here we are.” Maharaji knows all about my dirty laundry. I remember once I went into… Read more »
Ram Dass reflects on conscientiously dosing Maharaji with LSD 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… Read more »
Written by Jeremiah Goodman Far from home, I find myself wandering among the cherry blossoms here in Japan. As I walk among these living teachers of repose, I am reminded of a verse in the Tao Te Ching that says “To find your own nature, return to nature.” I am told that the people of… Read more »
What happens after death? The process is realizing that you and I exist on more than one plane of awareness simultaneously and on one plane suffering stinks, and on another plane suffering is grace. And the question is, “Can you balance those two things in your consciousness?” Taken from the Audio Set, “Living The… Read more »