Ram Dass Meditates on Learning to Grieve

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Ram Dass - Learning to Grieve

Ram Dass – Learning to Grieve It is important, as we get older, to learn how to grieve. Although this may sound self-evident, experience has taught me that it is not. In a culture that emphasizes stoicism and forward movement, in which time is deemed “of the essence,” and there is little toleration for slowness,… Read more »

Paul Singer: Remarkable Encounters

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It was 1970 in Washington, D.C. Friends played a tape recorded lecture in which Ram Dass described his journey to India and his transformation from Harvard professor to intrepid explorer of the mind to spiritual seeker and discoverer in terms, tenor and language that confirmed tenets I knew to be true, but had never heard… Read more »

Ram Dass – Death is a Reminder to Live Life Fully

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Ram Dass - Death is a Reminder to Live Life Fully

Ram Dass – Death is a Reminder to Live Life Fully In Eastern traditions, the state of consciousness at the last moment of life is considered so crucial that you spend your whole life preparing for it. Mahatma Gandhi, the great Indian leader, walked into a garden to give a press conference and was assassinated…. Read more »

Forgiveness and the Awakened Soul

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Question: I’d like to know about forgiveness as a bridge between the separate self and the awakened soul. Ram Dass: That’s a nice way of phrasing the question. It’s a step on a ladder that goes from dualism into non-dualism. Because as you forgive or allow or acknowledge or say “Of course you’re human” or… Read more »