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Here is a quote from the great saint, Anandamayi Ma, “It is true that this body has no relationship with any of you except the kinship of the Atma,” meaning the source, truth,... Read more>


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faith

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In India there was a very beautiful saint, Sathya Sai Baba, where you could go twice a day everyday and stand in his courtyard. He was a very high spiritual being. He would come... Read more>
forbiddenfruit

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Let me tell you who you are; you are a being who has been born into this incarnation, who has been born into many incarnations before this and for most of you, who will be born... Read more>
think you are

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Who you think you are is not who you really are at all. I’ve used an example many times in lectures, but it’s such a vivid one that it’s useful to cut through an awful lot... Read more>
consciouslove

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The first kind of love we are familiar with is the bio-chemical love, the, ‘Let’s make love.’ The second kind is romantic love, ‘Mary loves John and John loves Mary.’... Read more>
journey

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It’s so graceful to share the journey with you and we’ve gone through a lot of stages together. As in any journey, some people have dropped along the way, have said, ‘Well,... Read more>
you are

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It is only through thousands upon thousands of births, awakening a little each time, that you become what you are. For you need purification to become what you are. It’s like... Read more>
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Faith in God

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Babaji would sometimes wax eloquent while talking about contentment in life: "The real contentment comes only when there is no desire, no hankering in your mind for... Read more>


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Love Beyond Love

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On one occasion, KK invited me to join him and his cousin ML in an evening drive out to Kainchi to deliver some lamps and supplies that had been purchased at Maharaji's... Read more>
The Language of the Heart

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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... Read more>
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I had brought a picture with me of a boy who had died in America under strange circumstances. In 1968 he had come to see me in New Hampshire and had become one of my first... Read more>
NKB-Bridge-Women

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In trying to understand Maharaji's teachings about truth, one would have to decide whether what Maharaji did or what he said was the more accurate reflection of those teachings.... Read more>
uttis

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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,... Read more>
thikhai

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Nowadays people come to me and say, "Dada, shall we see Maharaji again in his body?" I say, "Look here, you may be having his darshan, but if I see him again I will say, 'Do... Read more>
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Audio Download: Awareness, Perspective and Change

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Listen to sample tracks below: - 90 Minute Audio Download- Recorded live at the Eupsychia Conference at Embodying Spirit, held September 30 through October 2, 1994, in... Read more>


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innervoicelarger

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In order to fully trust our inner voice we must first tune to the frequency of the heart. The more we quiet the mind and free ourselves from clinging to thought forms the better... Read more>
lookinginmirror

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Ram Dass encourages us to make friends with our neurosis through compassion, rather than trying to avoid or push it away. As we free ourselves from identification with these... Read more>
Ram Dass on Being Love

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How can we cultivate surrender? How can we develop a relationship to the Guru? In this 20 minute video, Ram Dass describes his relationship to his Guru, Maharaji, as a life-long... Read more>
rdsmiling

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Ram Dass explains that the best method for learning to discriminate between intuitive versus egoic action is through basic trial and error. Part of our humanity involves... Read more>
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blossom

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by Ramgiri Braun, Ph.D. Because of the blossoming of faith in the heart, we have come into contact with the guru. This contact, however it happens, removes an enormous layer of... Read more>


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anyablog2

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When I first encountered the notion of infusing love into food in the book Like Water for Chocolate, it seemed far-fetched. Then Ayurveda taught me that preparing food with loving... Read more>
patterns

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What happens when we are faced with recurring patterns or characters in our lives and we aren’t sure if we need to shift a situation or even walk away? If we are practicing, how... Read more>
anyaramdass

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I first read Be Here Now by Ram Dass in 1991 while backpacking in India. It propelled me on my spiritual journey. So, earlier this year, when a friend told me about a weeklong... Read more>
hanumanwoodpainting

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What some may think to be archaic tales of a foreign religion, the great Indian epics of Gods and demons are in fact the most sublime psychology of the higher Self. With the key... Read more>