As many of that generation enter the autumn of their years, the big questions of peace and of purpose have returned demanding answers. And once again, ram dass blazes a new trail, inviting all to join him on the next stage of the journey.
Be Love Now: The Path of the HeartHarperOne #ad - Ram dass’s long-awaited Be Love Now is the transformational teaching of a forty year journey to the heart. Like deepak chopra’s book of secrets, and jon kabat-zinn’s coming to our senses, the Dalai Lama’s Art of Happiness, Ram Dass’s Be Love Now will serve as a lodestar for anyone seeking to enhance their spiritual awareness and improve their capacity to serve—and love—the world around them.
The author of the two-million-copy classic remember, be here now and its influential sequel Still Here, Dass is joined once more by Rameshwar Das—a collaborator from the Love Serve Remember audio recordings—to offer this intimate and inspiring exploration of the human soul.
Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and DyingSounds True #ad - The body may die, but the soul remains. He transmitted to them a simple philosophy: love everyone, tell the truth, and give up attachment to material things. They generously share intimate personal experiences and timeless practices, humor, told with courage, and heart, gently exploring every aspect of this journey.
We all sit on the edge of a mystery. We have only known this life, so dying scares us—and we are all dying. Everybody you have ever loved is a part of the fabric of your being now, ” says Ram Dass. . Join these two lifelong friends and spiritual luminaries as they explore what it means to live and die consciously, remember who we really are, and illuminate the path we walk together.
But what if dying were perfectly safe? what would it look like if you could approach dying with curiosity and love, Neem Karoli Baba, in service of other beings? What if dying were the ultimate spiritual practice? Ram Dass and Mirabai Bush began their friendship more than four decades ago at the foot of their guru, also known as Maharaj-ji.
And, ram dass reminds us, at 86 years old, “This time we have a real deadline. In walking each other home, readers will learn about: guidelines for being a “loving rock” for the dying, how to transform a fear of death, how to grieve fully and authentically, creating a sacred space for dying, leaving a spiritual legacy, and much more.
Walking Each Other Home: Conversations on Loving and Dying #ad - Death is an invitation to a new kind of relationship, in the place where we are all One. After impacting millions of people through the years with these teachings, they have reunited once more with Walking Each Other Home to enlighten and engage readers on the spiritual opportunities within the dying process.
Be Here Now Enhanced EditionHarperOne #ad - The enhanced edition of be here now includes: two guided video meditations, 30 minutes in length * Twenty minute video retrospective of Ram Dass' spiritual journey *The first chapter of Ram Dass' new book, Be Love Now.
Journey of Awakening: A Meditator's GuidebookBantam #ad - Such moments are the essence of meditation. Ram dass ram dass is an American psychologist and spiritual teacher who has studied and practiced meditation for many years. Here he shares his understanding and suggests how you can find methods suitable for you. He illuminates the stages and benefits of meditative practice, and provides wise and often humorous advice on overcoming difficulties along the way.
Find the practice that’s right for you with this exploration of the many paths of meditation—from mantra, visualizations, singing, prayer, and “just sitting” to movement meditations such as tai chi “Everyone has experienced a moment of pure awareness. A moment without thinking ‘I am aware’ or ‘that is a tree.
Journey of Awakening: A Meditator's Guidebook #ad - Such moments bring a sense of rightness, of clarity, of being at one.
Grist for the Mill: Awakening to OnenessHarperOne #ad - It’s a journey that has taken us from primary identification with our body and our psyche, on to an identification with God, and ultimately beyond identification. ". The book is fully revised with a new introduction. As ram dass puts it, "When the faith is strong enough it is sufficient just to be. From ram dass, one of america’s most beloved spiritual figures and bestselling author of Be Here Now and Be Love Now, comes this timeless classic about the experience of being and the risks and rewards of our spiritual path.
Originally published in 1976, grist for the Mill offers a deep spiritual journey of self-discovery, and a universal understanding of what it means to "be" and to grow as human beings. It’s a journey towards simplicity, towards quietness, towards a kind of joy that is not in time.
Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious DyingAnchor #ad - Who dies? is the first book to show the reader how to open to the immensity of living with death, to participate fully in life as the perfect preparation for whatever may come next. The levines provide calm compassion rather than the frightening melodrama of death.
The Discerning Heart: The Developmental Psychology of Robert Kegan#ad - This small book is about how, if we are fortunate, we get smarter as we grow older. Smarter not in the sense that our IQ score rises, but smarter in a much more important sense. Its focus is a remarkable new theory of the development of the self by Harvard psychologist Robert Kegan. It will put your experience of living in the world in motion and, I hope, make you both more discerning and thereby more vulnerable to our very human struggle of making sense of our lives.
The ideas contained in this book will enable you to view yourself, others, and the world through new eyes. This book is about the growth of human understanding, a kind of understanding that enables us to see both ourselves and others more clearly and, in the process, leads us to feel more deeply.
Miracle of Love: Stories about Neem Karoli BabaLove Serve Remember Foundation #ad - Sometimes he sat in silence, absorbed in another world to which we could not follow, but bliss and peace poured down on us. Just as he said, he was 'Nobody. He gave no discourses; the briefest, simplest stories were his teachings. He seems to have been known by different names in many parts of India, appearing and disappearing through the years.
Facts are few, stories many. There was gossip and laughter for he loved to joke. Visitors came and went; they were given food, a nod, a slap on the head or back, a few words, and they were sent away. His western devotees of recent years knew him as 'Neem Karoli Baba, ' but mostly as 'Maharajii'--a nickname so commonplace in India that one can often hear a tea vendor addressed thus.
Miracle of Love: Stories about Neem Karoli Baba #ad - Usually he sat or lay on a wooden bench wrapped in a plaid blanket while a few devotees sat around him. I was with him only briefly for he left his body in 1973, still he entered my heart as living truth, and his presence continues to enrich and guide my life. Ram dass"there can be no biography of him. Orders for running the ashram were given, usually in a piercing yell across the compound.
In the depth of his compassion, humor, wisdom, power and love I found human possibility never before imagined.
Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad GitaHarmony #ad - Now, and exercises, stories, anecdotes, in a fascinating series of reflections, Ram Dass gives us a unique and accessible road map for experiencing divinity in everyday life. For centuries, readers have turned to the Bhagavad Gita for inspiration and guidance as they chart their own spiritual paths. While being a guide to the wisdom of the bhagavad Gita, Paths to God is also a template for expanding our definition of ourselves and allowing us to appreciate a new level of meaning in our lives.
In the engaging, conversational style that has made his teachings so popular for decades, Ram Dass traces our journey of consciousness as it is reflected in one of Hinduism’s most sacred texts. The gita teaches a system of yogas, or “paths for coming to union with God. In paths to god, ram dass brings the heart of that system to light for a Western audience and translates the Gita’s principles into the manual for living the yoga of contemporary life.
Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita #ad - . As profound and powerful as this classic text has been for generations of seekers, integrating its lessons into the ordinary patterns of our lives can ultimately seem beyond our reach.
The Only Dance There Is: Talks Given at the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas, 1970, and at Spring Grove Hospital, Spring Grove, Maryland, 1972 Doubleday Anchor OriginalAnchor #ad - The text grew out of the interaction between Ram Dass and the spiritual seekers in attendance at these talks. The result of this unique exchange is a useful guide for understanding the nature of consciousness--useful both to other spiritual seekers and to formally trained psychologists. This book is based on talks by ram dass at the Menninger Foundation in 1970 and at the Spring Grove Hospital in Maryland in 1972.
It is also a celebration of the Dance of Life--which, in the words of Ram Dass, is the "only dance there is. ".