A Metaphor for Dying

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Ram Dass - A Metaphor for Dying

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 the one we have going in the West. Because our metaphor for dying comes… Read more »

Excerpts From Usha Bahadur

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Some people came with an objective or an attachment. One very rich woman came to Maharaj-ji with a big box of sweets for Maharaj-ji. She wanted to take the sweets for herself and her friends outside. She held out the box to Maharaj-ji so that when he touched it the sweets would become prasad. Maharaj-ji… Read more »

Unbearable Compassion

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We all know our humanity all too well. That is why we put the focus on recognizing that part of us that isn’t in the human-ness. Not to deny the humanity but to bring a balance about. Because that’s what you offer another person. When I look at some of you and I know you… Read more »

When I Look at Relationships

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When I Look at Relationships - Ram Dass

Question: How can we maintain our own integrity or identity in a relationship, especially a close one, without compromising the integrity of others? Ram Dass: Which you do you want to preserve? Let me play with it a little bit. When I look at relationships, my own and others, I see a wide range of… Read more »