Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, President of Tibet House US, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Tibetan civilization, and President of the American Institute of Buddhist Studies. The New York Times recently hailed him as “the leading American expert on Tibetan Buddhism.” […]
Ram Dass (born Richard Alpert; April 6, 1931 – December 22, 2019), also known as Baba Ram Dass, was an American spiritual teacher, psychologist, and author. In 1961, while at Harvard, explorations of human consciousness led him, in collaboration with Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner, Aldous Huxley, and Allen Ginsberg, to pursue intensive research with psilocybin, LSD-25, and […]
“We normally think that we have our whole lives to accomplish this work, but the fact is that our energy for transformation will have dissipated itself by the time we are older.” “Contrary to popular belief, inner transformation does not produce behavioral and psychological results that can be easily recognized from outside.” “What do we […]
“I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience.” “Every time you don’t follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.” “Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them.” “The […]
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“They taught that compassion brings you into the presence of God. They weren’t saying this simply because it sounds good. They said it because it works.” “Religion is a search for transcendence. But transcendence isn’t necessarily sited in an external god, which can be a very unspiritual, unreligious concept. The sages were all extremely concerned […]
“Instead of searching for what you want externally, concentrate on developing mental pictures of your desires. Surround these images with feelings of security, gratitude, and faith; and know that what you’ve been looking for is on its way to you right now.” “I feel that it is vital that we all re-open our spiritual gifts […]
“Lower vibrations exist with material reality, higher ones with mystical reality, and a full vibrational spectrum with expanded reality.” “When you embrace the greatness of your soul you can model for yourself, others and the world the moral and lofty truths with the broadest wisdom and unencumbered love.” “Recognize that the soul’s greatness cannot be […]
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