relativerealities

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You have at this moment many constellations of thought, each composing an identity: sexual, social, cultural, educational, economic, intellectual, historical, philosophical, spiritual, among others. One or another of... Read more>


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The following meditation was recorded in January 1981 in Sydney, Australia: This meditation is drawn from Theravada, or southern Buddhism. It’s called Anapana and it is just bringing you to right here and it is... Read more>
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In 1967, I was in the temple in India and I found out that people fasted on the new moon for nine days. So I said to Hari Das, “can I fast for nine days? Can I fast for four days?” He said, “well many people do it... Read more>
Ram Dass - A Metaphor for Dying

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Ram Dass on Changing Our Metaphor for Dying I sit with a lot of people who are dying these days because I am very interested in seeing whether we can develop a metaphor for dying that isn’t quite as horrendous as... Read more>
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  My Jewish trip was primarily political Judaism, I mean I was never Bar Mitzvahed, confirmed and so on. My father was a very visible jew. He started Brandeis University and he was head of the United Jewish... Read more>
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Many years ago I spent time with a Tibetan teacher, Trungpa Rinpoche. In an interview he suggested a meditation technique in which one expands one’s awareness outward. He suggested we do it together. So we sat facing... Read more>
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  The following is an excerpt by late Aikido master Terry Dobson in the anthology "The Peaceful Warrior," edited by Rick Fields (Tarcher/Putnam, 1994) as retold by Ram Dass in An Experiment in Awareness –... Read more>
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Maharaj-ji loved to have the Sunderakand chapter from the Ramayana read aloud... At one point in the story, a message is brought to Sita (wife and devotee) from Ram (husband and God), from whom she had been separated.... Read more>


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      maharajiredandblue

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      If we can accept that God is inside all of us then we need not surrender to anyone but ourselves. After Maharaj-ji left his body Ram Dass discovered that he only had to go inside to feel his presence. Reside in the... Read more>


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          indiespiritualist

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          By Chris Grosso - Excerpt from 'Indie Spiritualist' – Atria/Simon & Schuster Books, 2014) Whenever I see compassion, or real spiritual love, I’m seeing in my environment the things that I treasure in my... Read more>


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