What Role has Technology Played for Us?

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What role has our technology played for us? Why have we gone as far as we’ve gone with our rational minds? Built roads? Gone to the moon? Developed LSD? It’s extraordinary when you look at what it means for the spirit to emerge in a place in the West, and you see how obviously over-determined… Read more »

The Three Planes of Existence

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One system through which you can look at it all, is that there are a set of vibrations or frequencies, you can call them the physical plane, the astral plane, the causal plane, and that which is beyond the beyond. That’s a good image, “beyond the beyond.” In Tibetan, there is a mantra, which is… Read more »

Accepting Teachings along the Dharmic Path

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There was a point where Maharajji did all of these terrible things to all of his devotees, especially me, and I got very angry and I went to see him. I had good reason for being angry, but Maharajji laughed at me, and he pulled my beard and said, “Ram Dass is angry,” while I was awaiting… Read more »

Meditation on Embodying Our Inner Being

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Sit up, head, neck, chest straight in a line… Imagine a being out of whom light is pouring in all directions. Sitting cross-legged on a lotus. Visualize this being about the size of the end of your thumb, and sitting inside your chest, right about at the center, where the right-hand part of your physical… Read more »

Digging Up Our Divinity

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The wisdom of the game is that you can protest against who you are protesting the minute you can genuinely love them as much as you love yourself. You may not love his acts, but you better love who’s behind it, and you better see it as another manifestation, because otherwise you’re getting caught up… Read more »

Surrendering to Karma

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Surrendering isn’t about saying, “I think today I’ll surrender.” That’s not what surrender is about. That’s all just another ego trip. Surrender is when you get put in an absolutely impossible position, and you see that there is no other way but to surrender. People come up and they say, “Aren’t you courageous to surrender.” HA!… Read more »

Larry Brilliant’s New Book “Sometimes Brilliant”

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“Sometimes Brilliant is a miracle story and a love affair. But not what you’d think. The miracle is the transformation of a young hippie doctor, Larry Brilliant, into a frontline worker on WHO’s smallpox campaign in India – the last place on earth where this awful disease persisted. The love affair is with our guru,… Read more »

The Wonderful Life and Teachings of Shirdi Sai Baba

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“What is new in the world? Nothing. What is old in the world? Nothing. Everything has always been and will always be.” – Shirdi Sai Baba Sai Baba of Shirdi, also known as Shirdi Sai Baba, was an Indian spiritual master who was regarded by his devotees as a saint, fakir, and satguru, according to… Read more »