When I was growing up, I was to be somebody, because we were all in “somebody” training in those days. So I became special, because my parents and educators wanted me to be, and they trained you how to do that. It’s called “ego structure” – inside, it felt lousy. It felt like I should be happy, but I wasn’t. The weirdness of this paradox is told in this story…

Listen to the Zumbach Story Here

Ram Dass’ new book, Polishing the Mirror, is set for release on August 1, 2013.