Working with Impulse

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Question: Human beings seem to be limited in our ability to express the impulses that stem from deep within ourselves.  Is this limitation inherited through our culture, or is... Read more>


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suffering

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There are different strategies for coming into intimacy with The One that are appropriate for different people - different strokes for different folks. Some people can sit and... Read more>
clocknotime

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I can see in my own life the way in which clinging has caused me suffering. I remember years ago as I was losing my hair, how much I clung to somebody that had hair. So I would... Read more>
desire falling away

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(Read part one of this blog Here) Each time I would come back to the United States, from spending time in India, I would try very hard to hold onto my high. I would live in... Read more>
desire

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  In the course of my own journey, I have seen a clear sequence. This sequence has run over 30 years. If nothing else, I’ve learned patience and to stop counting how... Read more>
Learning to Let Go

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(Click Here to read part one of this article) For somebody who is spiritually awakening, ideally, you’ll be looking for a therapist who is treating personality as relatively... Read more>
Learning to Let Go

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  In Western psychological terms, you don’t say to somebody, “Give up anger.” You say, “Work it out. Understand it. Go to the source of it.” Maharaj-ji didn’t... 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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Timeless Darshans - Ram Dass

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The minute you meet him, if you are ready, he will plant himself within you - the seed. And time is nothing. Maharajji often counseled the Indian devotees to sit in silence; just... Read more>
The Fall

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A man’s eight-month-old child was standing on a thirty-foot balcony. A servant and the child’s brother were there playing with a kite when the child fell to the marble floor... Read more>
Type of Intimacy

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Not only was Maharaj-ji watching over us, but he could easily see within us as well. And that was quite a different matter. To realize that someone has access to the secret... Read more>
babajiramram

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Maharajji recited the mantra "Ram Ram" all the time, twenty-four hours a day. Whenever he wanted to write something, he would write "Ram Ram," whether on paper or in a book. If he... Read more>
Truthful

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Maharajji always guided people to program their minds with "the truth." An element of this truth is simply right thinking about daily mundane actions, because thinking is mostly... Read more>
Selfless Loving Service

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When asked why he was surrounded by so many badmash (naughty people), Maharajji said, "Only sick people come to a doctor." And like an old and trusted family physician, Maharajji... Read more>
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Compassion and Being

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"The only thing we have to offer to one another is our very being" - Ram Dass Ram Dass encourages us to tap into the infinite and unbearable compassion that is available in... Read more>


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Practical Aspects for Dealing with Fear

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Practical Aspects for Dealing with Fear Ram Dass invites us to move toward our fears, sitting with them and slowly softening until we can embrace the things that scare us. Our... 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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Steven Newmark

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by Steven Newmark Ok, I admit, I wouldn’t tell everybody that I talk to a picture of my Guru (who is not alive). But I’ll tell you. If you have a Guru who has left his body,... Read more>
kala

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When I look around me, it seems as though everyone feels like they are running out of time. Our daily lives are ruled by time. Everyone is in some kind of a rush. Everyone is... Read more>
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>
divine pleasure of food, Anya El-Wattar

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Ancient Tantra approaches the Divine through awareness, sensuality, and pleasure. Tantra teaches us that all pleasures that we experience are a reflection of a higher Divine... Read more>
slowdownandconnect

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My father has always pursued his goals and passions like a man chasing his dreams as the sun sets. As a result, he’s lived in a hurry. And he’s always eaten as if each meal... Read more>
saraswatiblogcover

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Goddess of Music, the Arts, and Wisdom   Traditionally, people of many thousands of years ago, placed their confidence and valued the unseen world more than they did in... Read more>
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