Thanks to Vasu (Jon Seskevich) for letting us know about this upcoming new Ram Dass Movie. “I love Ram Dass so much🕉️☮️✝️. In 1972 and 1973 I hitchhiked a lot carrying Be Here Now in my back pocket. Sharing about this cool book to the generous people who had picked me up! So happy in 2019 to share about RD’s new movie”
Sub Ek: All one-Ram Das
Most of Maharaji’s devotees were householders, people who were very involved in daily life. They had children, jobs, all kinds of stuff. And he would just go from house to house, village to village, town to town, constantly wandering from place to place, visiting with people. One time, he was in Vrindavan in the middle of the summer. It was very hot, so he was wandering down the street, and coming towards him in the other direction was this baba – a sadhu, with long hair and everything. And they had known each other many, many years before in the mountains. And they hugged, and they were so happy to see each other. This other baba said to Maharaji, “Oh, now I’ve found you again after all these years! We’ll stay together and this will be great, we’ll spend time together.” And Maharaji said, “No, no, no, no, no. Brother, brother, you don’t want to stay with me. I’m constantly surrounded by worldly people. All the people I’m with, householders all the time, nothing but problems. You’re a sadhu, you’re a saint; you don’t want to run around with me.” But the sadhu said, “Oh no, Baba, please take me with you, I want to see you again, it’s been so long!” And Maharaji tried to say, “No, no you don’t want to be with me, I’m with all these people all the time.” “Oh Baba, please!”Finally, Maharaji said “Ok,
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True Generosity: A free online retreat with Ram Dass + an unprecedented lineup of teachers...
As many prepare for the upcoming holidays, we are also busy getting ready for our own family reunion taking place at the end of the month on Maui.
This year marks our 11th retreat gathering with Ram Dass and Krishna Das, and this year’s lineup boasts a truly historic reunion: Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, and Joseph Goldstein, the original founders of Insight Meditation Society, will all be in attendance for the first time ever. These wisdom teachers have not appeared on stage together with Ram Dass since the 1970s, so needless to say this will be an expansive and beautiful experience.
This is where you come in – if you were not able to register to join us in person on Maui this time, you are invited to attend this retreat virtually, for free.
The theme of this retreat is well timed – ‘True Generosity: Uncovering Your Intrinsic Goodness Beyond the Veil of Anxiety and Fear’.
Taking place November 30th – December 2nd, this 3-day virtual retreat invites us to investigate and cultivate the strength and flexibility to look at everything as a movement toward internal freedom by asking:
– How can we cultivate joy in forming the intention to give and in the act of giving?
– How can we utilize generosity as an antidote to our own self-absorption?
– How can we create inner space and flexibility through cultivating generosity?
– How can generosity help us learn to see through our attachments to go beyond our self-imposed limitations on joy, gratitude, and spaciousness?
– How does generosity help us to flex our “letting go” muscle in preparation for our spiritual practices like meditation?
In addition to the IMS founders joining Ram Dass and Krishna Das, we will also welcome Vipassana teacher and InsightLA founder Trudy Goodman to the stage, as well as Mirabai Bush, co-founder of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society and co-author of Ram Dass’ latest book, ‘Walking Each Other Home’.
Each day of this virtual experience will feature three hours of contemplations, meditations and dharma talks from this unparalleled lineup of Bhakti & Buddhist teachers and seekers.
I hope you’ll gift yourself the opportunity to immerse yourself in generosity as a resource for moving towards freedom, joy, and love.
Click here to sign up for the retreat
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ps – Registration closes on Thursday, November 29th at midnight ET, so make sure to claim your spot now, and share this offering with friends using the easy share links below…