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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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What I experienced at that time of meeting Maharaji, in fact, within those first few minutes of meeting him was the experience of surrender which was no surrender.  In other words, I didn’t begrudgingly give up my... Read more>
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Now the reason that my life may be useful, although from most other standpoints it seems, even to me, quite trivial, is that I have led three lives. I have three chapters, each of which has led quite naturally in to... Read more>
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The wild geese do not intend to cast their reflection and the water has no mind to receive their image. That was the first message I got from the first fortune cookie I opened when I returned from India. That seems like... Read more>
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When I started to dive deeper into my being, I began to rest in a place where I simply became an environment for people to run through their projections without my buying into them. When I see people start to talk now... Read more>
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A funny thing about me is that I never get to talking about the body. I write beautiful notes on it, but I never talk about it because I don't believe anything I say. I've said these things before but I'm going to keep... Read more>
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So, an economic system is one of the systems of which you're a part, and a system in which you're looking at your greed, and your distribution of money, and your inheritance, and your tithing, how much you're giving... 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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One summer a rich businessman was living in the ashram with his wife and two teenaged children for a month. Seeing how the feeding was done every day, he expressed his interest in feeding sweets to the people visiting... Read more>
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Babaji at first called me by my name, Sudhir, or just "Profes­sor." It was in 1961 that one day he started calling me Dada . Others followed, but not my Ma and Maushi Ma. He asked them why they called me by name and... Read more>

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It is the soft time of evening. On Dada's porch we listen to the sounds that attend the approaching night: people speak­ing softly as they pass along the roadway, children's laugh­ter, dogs barking, a baby crying and... Read more>
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My first darshan was sudden and unexpected, and came at a time when mentally I was least prepared for it. I lived a carefree social life with friends, mostly from my college days, whose company and friendship I valued.... Read more>
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Those who do not feel shy to admit that Babaji’s teachings have been valuable and are still with them, confess how sometimes Babaji forced the teachings on them, even when they were not interested. These people bear... Read more>

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Ram Narayan said that during his long period of service, he had to work in many different places in the state and it was difficult to have Babaji's darshan when he wanted it. In almost every town where he was... 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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      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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