Surya Das joins Ram Dass for a puja side chat at Ram Dass’ home on Maui. Surya Das is a bhakta as well as an American Lama. They explore questions like, “What is our true sadhana (spiritual practice)?” – “Are we egos or dharma masters? Or are we simply two brothers on the path to… Read more »
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How far do you have to go to get through the layers of psychology, of defenses, of personalities in order to get to the root of a being, behind those veils where the spark is – the overriding faith in reality beyond the senses.
We are both separate and one. Creator and created. The question is, “Can we allow for free will and at the same time acknowledge that everything is determined?” The trick is to neither identify nor deny either of them.
The confusion of the paradox you find yourself in is that you are in an incarnation that’s totally dedicated to the preservation of its own separateness, and at the same time you are awakening to the realization that the entire domain of separateness is but another illusion. So you find yourself marching in the opposite… Read more »