Ram Dass – Here and Now – Episode 10 – Through Illusions

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Raghu and Ram Dass talk about the manipulation of the puny ego, Raghu tells his story of giving Maharaji stamps, but holding back half of them. Ram Dass talks about seeing through the illusion while still carrying the burden of our personality through life. Maharaji said you must honor your personality to gain freedom from the… Read more »

Winning the Battle, Losing the War: A Spiritual Perspective

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If you tune in to the BBC or read newspapers from around the world, you will realize that we in the U.S. are seen as an economically exploitive and not very compassionate nation, and yet we are made up of people who are compassionate. It’s an interesting paradox. It’s like seeing a big bully beat… Read more »

Forgiveness and the Awakened Soul

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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 »

Ram Dass on the Idea of Soul Mates

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Ram Dass on Soul Mates

Question about soul mates: 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… Read more »

When Emotion Overtakes You

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Question: Is there a special technique or method to help when we are overtaken by emotion? Ram Dass: The question was, are there spiritual techniques when you are overcome by emotion? Well, I’ll tell you, as your practice gets more and more powerful, what happens is you see the stuff as it starts before it… Read more »

The Saint at Work

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Babaji was known as a great saint — a highly realized soul with all the spiritual powers. Writing about Baba, Swami Vijayananda, a disciple of Anandamayi Ma, called him “a yogi whose name radi­ates an aura of mystery and miracle.” We saw many of his miracles coming one after another; they continue even now. They… Read more »