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We try so hard to overcome separateness with others. More intimacy. More rubbing of bodies. More exchanging of ideas. But always it's as if you are yelling out of your room and I am yelling out of mine. Even trying to... Read more>


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Though you can start meditation at any time, it's harder if your life is chaotic, and if you're feeling paranoid, if you're overwhelmed with responsibilities, or if you're sick. But even starting under these conditions,... Read more>
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"Knowing others is wisdom; knowing the self is enlightenment." - Tao Te Ching You cross the street to avoid looking in the eyes of a homeless woman. Your heart is calling, but you don't respond. Why? Maybe it's because... Read more>
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The most important aspect of love is not in giving or the receiving: it’s in the being. When I need love from others, or need to give love to others, I’m caught in an unstable situation. Being in love, rather than... Read more>
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My interest in aging came from a personal direction: I was getting older — and so were the baby boomers, who were fast approaching fifty. In this youth-oriented culture, aging is a profound source of suffering, and... Read more>
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Issues of sexuality, gender, and spirituality have come out of the closet since the Sixties. Because of midwives and hospices, even birth and death are out as well. Aging remains one of our culture's last taboos.... Read more>
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The entry to the ashram in Kainchi is at the boundary of the temple premises and just inside, about twenty-five meters away there is a big stone that Baba would often sit on, surrounded by devotees and other visitors.... Read more>


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Most of Maharaji's devotees were householders, people who were very involved in daily life. They had children, jobs, all kinds of stuff. And he would just go from house to house, village to village, town to town,... Read more>
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  We were staying at this hotel in Bombay, and Maharaji would come to see us, or we would go to this apartment building in Bombay where this devotee and his married daughter lived. There was a big bed in the... Read more>
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  Photo by Robert S. A lecturer from Allahabad University asked Baba, "How can I have God's darshan?" Baba immediately replied, "Go to a forest in search of God on a dark night without a light or weapon. You... Read more>
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The following story took place after Maharaji left his body (Mahasamadhi). People who were with him while he was in his physical body and those who never met him are still experiencing his care and protection. Many... Read more>
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One day Maharaji came out of the ashram holding my hand. Both of us sat in the ashram jeep, and Baba asked the driver, Ramanand, to take us to Bhumiadhar. When we arrived, Brahmachari Baba, who looked after the temple,... Read more>
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Babaji would sometimes talk about contentment in life: "The real contentment comes only when there is no desire, no hankering in your mind for anything. How can you say that you have got everything and do not want... Read more>
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A spacious reflection on the unfolding pattern of life and death, placing it in the context of nature's flow of the seasons. A succinct statement of Ram Dass' views of death and reincarnation, and of the soul's journey... Read more>


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How can we use our emotions positively on our spiritual path? How do you acknowledge others hurting you? How do you deal with anger? Ram Dass answers questions on these topics in this audio set. "When you want to... Read more>
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How can we use our emotions positively on our spiritual path? How do you acknowledge others hurting you? How do you deal with anger? Ram Dass answers questions on these topics in this audio set. "When you want to... Read more>
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How can we use our emotions positively on our spiritual path? How do you acknowledge others hurting you? How do you deal with anger? Ram Dass answers questions on these topics in this audio set. "When you want to... Read more>
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How can we use our emotions positively on our spiritual path? How do you acknowledge others hurting you? How do you deal with anger? Ram Dass answers questions on these topics in this audio set. "When you want to... Read more>
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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... Read more>
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People awaken through a wider variety of paths than anticipated; there are other ways of knowing things than through the senses and the thinking mind. Clip from a lecture in San Francisco, California,... Read more>
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From love we learn to ease our fretful longing for more and to rest in the blessedness of things as they are. From love we learn to heal our losses and our fears of loss. Love awakens us. It shows us the... Read more>


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