careerscrabble

This week's featured post


A lot of people are very afraid of career planning, to deal with the inconsistency of growth and the chaotic look that you may have if you keep changing your game. Many people begin to be a teacher, and then they... Read more>


More entries in Open Heart Extra


Page 4 of 34
satchitananda

Posted

What do you think God is? Well, I’ll tell you what I think God is. I’ve been thinking about it. Ram Kir, the Indian mystic, says “A God defined is a God confined.” “What can’t be said, can’t be said and... Read more>
predicamentofparenthood

Posted

My son has developed a neurotic habit that worries me and my wife quite a bit. What should we do? To the extent that you are free of the attachment to how it ought to be with your son and with your identity as a... Read more>
openheartrd

Posted

It is so incredibly gentle and beautiful to start a dialogue of love with a being who is love. Some of you have known Meher Baba who is such great love, or Christ who is a statement of love, who is love itself. You... Read more>
cloudmirror

Posted

In the clarity of a quiet mind, there is room for all that is actually happening and whatever else might also be possible. Though we may be mindful of myriad details, our attention never wavers from the specific... Read more>
indiagirls

Posted

The answer to dying is to be present in the moment. And the way in which you die is by being conscious at the moment of dying and saying, 'Right! Look at this! Far out! Look at this energy!' Be fully conscious now.... Read more>
dishes

Posted

Most of the time, we’re living in our minds, in our memories, plans, reflections, and judgments. The mind is continually presenting us with thoughts, and we’re buying them, and then identifying with them, and... Read more>
Page 4 of 34
maharajjidown

This week's featured post


Babaji was known as a great saint — a highly realized soul with all the spiritual powers. Writing about Baba, Swami Vijayananda, a disciple of Anandamayi Ma, called him "a yogi whose name radiates an aura of mystery... Read more>


More entries in Guru's Grace


Page 4 of 24
9BROR0268

Posted

It is said that those who are dear to the one who is dear to you, become dear to you also. This is true, and we realized this in those early days when we gathered together as Babaji's devotees. Babaji was a well-known... Read more>
bodhgaya

Posted

In the winter of 1971 it started getting very crowded and Maharajji began telling people to go to different places. I was told to go to Puri. He also said I could go and see Goenka (a well-known Buddhist meditation... Read more>
babaumbrella

Posted

Leaving aside physical suffering and mental torture, there was another kind of deeper and more painful suffering which Babaji could not neglect. Many times it was to rescue the helpless that he had to run away like a... Read more>
birdeye

Posted

Maharaji had instructed me to be by myself and not to speak much. He had also told me to focus upon my anja and think of him; so one summer when we were in Kainchi, some fifty miles from where Maharaji was, I remained... Read more>
486635_10100609942182963_32

Posted

My wife had met Maharaji and had come to get me in America to bring me back to meet him. When we first went to see Maharaji I was put off by what I saw. All these crazy Westerners wearing white clothes and hanging... Read more>
maharajisfeet

Posted

One morning Babaji was in his small room in Kainchi. A sadhu with a half-dozen of his disciples came for Baba's darshan. I took them to his room. After they had taken their seat, Babaji said, "This is Mahant... Read more>
Page 4 of 24
rdsmiling

This week's featured post


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 making mistakes and the acknowledgement of... Read more>


More entries in Featured Media


Page 4 of 21
spiritualfire

Posted

Ram Dass explains the ‘still, small voice’ of Spirit within, that pulls us toward God. He helps us understand what a guru is, and that a guru’s love is unconditional. Gurus, in earthly form, stay in separation... Read more>
Page 4 of 21
divinepleasureoffood

This week's featured post


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 pleasure—and through these pleasures, the... Read more>


More entries in Guest Blog


Page 4 of 7
kainchi

Posted

It is quite a different experience, in some ways, every time we go to India. In this case, the biggest thing about India, ultimately, is really well expressed in one of the Sutras, which loosely says “In order to... Read more>
norichardalpert

Posted

Written by Robert Harmony Carr   There is no Richard Alpert anymore, He walked through Aldous Huxley's famous door, And sailed his mind upon a distant shore, There is no Richard Alpert anymore. He met... Read more>
determinedbeing

Posted

It was a perfect storm of sorts when I found a craft that would carry me through it all. In 1975, I was 25 years old—just coming into my adult life. I completed college, had a job, a husband, friends; it was all... Read more>
skyline

Posted

I became aware of Ram Dass in the early 1970s through Be Here Now. An avid member of Dick Alpert’s explorers club, I had the opportunity to see Ram Dass talk in NY and Philadelphia and also had some friends at that... Read more>
beherenow

Posted

I’m not really sure how one can adequately put into words the power and utterly intense compassion in which one meets Ram Dass, whether through his inspiring works, or in person. He’s only been in my life now for... Read more>
ramram

Posted

by Ramgiri (www.skillsforawakening.com) Satsang, the Buddha said, is the most important component of spiritual life. Just how true this is I found out during this years guru purnima celebration at the Hanuman Temple in... Read more>
Page 4 of 7