Love with no Object

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Know that when you learn to lose yourself, you will reach the beloved. There is no other secret to be learned, and more than this is not known to me. —Ansari of Herat10 Although you may devote yourself to an aspect of the Beloved, like the guru or the deity as mother, child, or lover,… Read more »

Sharon Salzberg at Open Your Heart in Paradise Retreat 2010

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Open Your Heart in Paradise Retreat 2010 in Maui, HI Sharon Salzberg discusses the importance of meditation “skills training” and the impact it can have on our relationship with ourselves and others. For more information about this year’s Open Your Heart in Paradise Retreat please visit: Open Your heart in Paradise Retreat 2011

Times of India: Being with Neem Karoli Maharaj-ji

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reprinted courtesy of Times of India, Oct 14, 2011, 12.00AM IST Being with Neem Karoli Maharaj-ji by Ram Dass We were sitting in the courtyard of the little temple in the Himalayan foothills, around Maharaj-ji, wrapped in a plaid blanket, sitting on a plank bed. Everyone had fallen silent. It was a meditative quiet, like… 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 »