change

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After you have practiced for a while, you will realize that it is not possible to make rapid, extraordinary progress. Even though you try very hard, the progress you make is... Read more>


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karmayoga

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In the simplest sense, you could say that Karma Yoga is using your karma as a way of coming into ‘yog’, or union with God, by using the “stuff” of your life. Using it as... Read more>
beyondromanticism

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As you become more conscious in a relationship, you can no longer milk it for its romanticism, because it is more interesting than that. It really is, but people keep wanting to... Read more>
takingrisks

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“...I’m afraid to make a mistake.” Sri Aurobindo said, “The spiritual journey is one of continually falling on your face, getting up, brushing yourself off, looking... Read more>
harmony

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Profound change is in the eye of the beholder... To see through the veil of what our senses and thinking-minds make real, to the true self, feels often like the highest... Read more>
relationship

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The image I always had when performing a wedding was the image of a triangle. One in which there are the two partners, and a third force. This third force is that which emerges... Read more>
spiritual compassion

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We go out and we are concerned and feel for other people’s suffering. We want to do something about it but compassion involves a certain kind of paradox. When you respond... Read more>
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Baba Attends a Marriage

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My brother's friend Mr. Arya is from Nainital, and he works at the State Bank of India. He asked my brother, "Do you know Neem Karoli baba Maharaj?" My brother Toni said, "Yes,... Read more>


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Baba Attends a Marriage

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My brother's friend Mr. Arya is from Nainital, and he works at the State Bank of India. He asked my brother, "Do you know Neem Karoli baba Maharaj?" My brother Toni said, "Yes,... Read more>
socrates

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A husband and wife tell the following story: Husband: I was working in Calcutta in the smallpox program. It was one of those times when I was having a tiny pang of remorse. I... Read more>
There Is No Baba Here

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Sri Baba Neeb Karori Maharaj was the very embodiment of grace and compassion. He showered affection, fed people, and made them laugh. He loved everyone without discrimination and... Read more>
maharajjismile

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The saints choose different ways of doing their work. Babaji chose a life neither of a householder nor of a mendicant. He did not carry any of the outward signs that he was a... Read more>
The World is One Family

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Neem Karoli Baba nurtured the concept of Vasudhaiv kutumbakam (the world is one family) and would say that love binds all together. His blood relations along with countless... Read more>
Smallpox

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Dada's nephew was dying of smallpox and apparently the last moment had come, for the body had been moved from the bed to the floor. It was suggested that a drop of water from the... Read more>
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facing death

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a Part of our agenda as people of any age is to find some way of being with the idea of death. Whether confronting our own passing or grieving the death of someone we love,... Read more>


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relationships spiritual

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Ram Dass describes the ways that we can use relationships on the spiritual path, with an an emphasis on the value of Truth within any dynamic. (11/18/1982 - Maui,... Read more>
Emotions and Awareness

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Ram Dass describes emotions as birds crossing the sky of awareness, encouraging us to develop the Witness, which simply observes all phenomenon without becoming lost in the... Read more>
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American Yogi

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"American Yogi is a film about events that sound like science fiction to the average Westerner... It's a film about one man's search for his destiny... and an Indian Saint named... Read more>


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feather

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by Ramgiri Braun, Ph.D. HeartSourcing™   All beings yearn for the great comfort and bliss of love. Why? Because it is our most essential state of being. All the... Read more>
ourmaui2

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If you are not part of the Ram Dass/Neem Karoli Baba community let me briefly describe what and where Kainchi is. It’s a place nestled deep in the foothills of the Himalayas in... Read more>
Every Generation

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The new book Love Everyone by Parvati Markus collects the intimate and revealing stories of the individuals whose lives were transformed by Neem Karoli Baba, (also known as... Read more>
terror

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by Ramgiri Braun, Ph.D. Love is neither a weak emotion, nor an escape! It can be as soft as a feather and as sharp as a sword. If anything has ever changed and elevated the... Read more>
Katrina Chester - Ram Dass

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September 11th is one day we will all likely be remembering forever. It changed the lives of so many. As a New Yorker, I experienced things I've never fully been able to capture... Read more>
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