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Ram Dass

Works: 162 works in 465 publications in 10 languages and 11,751 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Directories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Creator, Author of introduction, Host, Performer
Classifications: HQ1061, 305.26
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Still here : embracing aging, changing, and dying by Ram Dass( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than thirty years ago, an entire generation sought a new way of life, looking for fulfillment and meaning in a way no one had before. Leaving his teaching job at Harvard, Ram Dass embodied the role of spiritual seeker, showing others how to find peace within themselves in one of the greatest spiritual classics of the twentieth century, Be Here Now. 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."--P. [4] of cover
How can I help? : stories and reflections on service by Ram Dass( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not a day goes by without our being called upon to help one another--at home, at work, on the street, on the phone ... We do what we can. Yet so much comes up to complicate this natural response: "Will I have what it takes?" "How much is enough?" "How can I deal with suffering?" "And what really helps, anyway?" In this practical helper's companion, the authors explore a path through these confusions, and provide support and inspiration for us in our efforts as members of the helping professions, as volunteers, as community activists, or simply as friends and family trying to meet each other's needs. Here too are deeply moving personal accounts: A housewife brings zoo animals to lift the spirits of nursing home residents; a nun tends the wounded on the first night of the Nicaraguan revolution; a police officer talks a desperate father out of leaping from a roof with his child; a nurse allows an infant to spend its last moments of life in her arms rather than on a hospital machine. From many such stories and the authors' reflections, we can find strength, clarity, and wisdom for those times when we are called on to care for one another. How Can I Help? reminds us just how much we have to give and how doing so can lead to some of the most joyous moments of our lives.--Back cover
Identification and child rearing by Robert R Sears( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This research was undertaken to explore the process of identification in young children as it relates to the development of sex role stereotyping, adult role formation, self-control, self-recrimination, prosocial forms of aggression, guilt feelings, and other expressions of conscience. The study tested the intercorrelations among various behaviors seen as reflecting identification, and looked at child-rearing antecedents of these behaviors as well
The only dance there is; talks given at the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas, 1970, and at Spring Grove Hospital, Spring Grove, Maryland, 1972 by Ram Dass( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. 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. It is also a celebration of the Dance of Life--which, in the words of Ram Dass, is the "only dance there is." From the Trade Paperback edition
Be here now, remember by Lama Foundation( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ram Dass's 1971 bestseller presented the wisdom traditions of Asia in an accessible, illustrated format, introducing Eastern religion to an entire generation of young Americans
Be love now : the path of the heart by Ram Dass( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1970, Ram Dass' Be Here Now became the counter-culture bible for thousands of young people seeking enlightenment in the midst of the darkness of Vietnam. It was a pioneering bridge, written in colloquial language, from the psychedelic 60s to eastern spirituality, and over the years has sold (and continues to sell) more than two million copies. Be Love Now is the third book in a spiritual trilogy that started with Be Here Now followed by Still Here - a four-decade pilgrimage across cultures and spiritual traditions. As an iconic guru for the Boomer generation, Ram Dass has lectured and led retreats all over the world. In Be Love Now, Ram Dass shows us the way to unconditional spiritual love through personal anecdotes, deep insights, and stories. Ram Dass tracks the stages of his own awakening, translating states of consciousness as he so ably does, starting with his days as Harvard psychologist and psychedelic in-venturer and continuing through his encounter with his guru, his struggles, and perspectives on his visionary experiences. With wry humor Ram Dass takes us through pitfalls on the path and paints a view of what an actual state of enlightenment might be like. He explores his experiences with other teachers such as Swami Muktananda, the founder of Siddha Yoga, and John of God, the contemporary Brazilian healer. The different stages of realization, death and reincarnation are all brought into the context of spiritual evolution"--
Journey of awakening : a meditator's guidebook by Ram Dass( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ram Dass is an American psychologist and spiritual teacher who has studied and practiced meditation for many years. Here he shares his understanding and explores the many paths of meditation from mantra, prayer, singing, visualization and "just sitting", to movement meditations such as t'ai-chi, and suggests how you can find a method suitable for you
The psychedelic experience; a manual based on the Tibetan book of the dead by Timothy Leary( Book )

51 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the mid-1960s, Harvard University psychology professor Timothy Leary and his colleagues ... conducted a series of experiments with LSD and other psychedelic drugs until negative national media attention led to the suspension of their program. But they continued their pursuits in non-academic surroundings. The Psychedelic Experience is a manual based on their studies."--Back cover
The Polishing the mirror : how to live from your spiritual heart by Ram Dass( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects wisdom, humor, teaching stories, and instruction on the author's spiritual acts, including yoga, devotional chant, and mantra practices
Ram Dass fierce grace( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Alpert, after being expelled from Harvard in 1963 for experimenting with LSD, morphed into Ram Dass, a serious and much loved spiritual leader, author and lecturer. This film visits Ram Dass in 2001 as he remakes his life since suffering a stroke five years ago. Balances fascinating, often hilarious footage from the hippie era with contemporary material and interviews with Ram Dass and his associates
Paths to god : living the Bhagavad Gita by Ram Dass( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion to the Bhagavad Gita offers a series of reflections on the major themes of the classic Hindu texts, translating the ancient teachings into principles for contemporary Western life and making its wisdom relevant to modern life
Miracle of love : stories about Neem Karoli Baba by Ram Dass( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""In 1967 I met Neem Karoli Baba, a meeting which changed the course of my life. In the depth of his compassion, wisdom, humor, power and love I found human possibility never before imagined ... an extraordinary integration of spirit and form. I was with him only briefly for he left his body in 1973, still he entered my heart as living truth, and his
LSD by Ram Dass( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grist for the mill by Ram Dass( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and German and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excuses begone! : how to change lifelong, self-defeating thinking habits by Wayne W Dyer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dyer reveals how to change the self-defeating thinking patterns that have prevented you from living at the highest levels of success, happiness, and health. ou'll learn to apply specific questions to any excuse, and then proceed through the steps of a new paradigm
Conscious aging on the nature of change and facing death by Ram Dass( Recording )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dass brings into focus the fear of aging and death, exhaustively probing both Eastern and Western spiritual traditions. He offers wisdom tempered with reality
Compassion in action( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ram Dass probes deeply into the nature of helping relationships. He suggests that when we see deeply into each human being, no matter how desperate the situation, we are able to honor and learn from them. If we view ourselves as the "helper," we become trapped in the prison of our own self-image -- and this interferes with genuine compassion. Ram Dass' own path has led him to look for God in every person and situation. Following this path, his life of service has included working with refugees, with the blind, and with the dying. In this moving, two-part program, he examines the delicate state of awareness in which one acts compassionately for social change while also accepting the world exactly as it is
Crazy wisdom the life and time of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the arrival of Tibetan Buddhism in America through the story of Chogyam Trungpa, who landed in the U.S. in 1970. Trungpa became renowned for translating ancient Buddhist concepts into language and ideas that Westerners could understand and shattered preconceived notions about how an enlightened teacher should behave. Initially rejected, his teachings are now recognized by western philosophers and spiritual leaders as authentic and profound
One-liners : a mini-manual for a spiritual life by Ram Dass( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ram Dass has always been a master of the one-liner. Here is the nitty-gritty by the author of Be Here Now'more than 200 penetrating observations and pithy spiritual instructions on such topics as How It All Is, Love and Devotion, Suffering, Aging, Planes of Consciousness, Death and Dying, Service and Compassion, Psychedelics, Social Awareness, and Liberation. "This book is a kind of spiritual brandy, a distillation of the lectures I've given over the course of the past decade or so. These quotes are the little "aha!" moments, the cameos that have been served up out of our collective consciousness from time to time that seem to summarize something about our human journey. I think of this book as something you might have next to the coffeepot to pick up in the morning, or as something you might tuck into your backpack to pull out during your bus ride to work, in order to reframe the way you look at your day." 'Ram Dass From the Hardcover edition
Grist for the mill : awakening to oneness by Ram Dass( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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. 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. It's a journey towards simplicity, towards quietness, towards a kind of joy that is not in time. 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."--
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How can I help? : stories and reflections on service
Alternative Names
Alpert, Richard.

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Baba Ram Dass

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Dass, Baba Ram

Dass, Ram

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Ram Dass US-amerikanischer Psychologe

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RamDass 1931-

Richard Alpert Amerikaans auteur

Richard Alpert psicologo statunitense

Richard Alpert psychologue amricain

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Рам Дасс



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How can I help? : stories and reflections on serviceThe only dance there is; talks given at the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas, 1970, and at Spring Grove Hospital, Spring Grove, Maryland, 1972Be here now, rememberBe love now : the path of the heartJourney of awakening : a meditator's guidebookThe psychedelic experience; a manual based on the Tibetan book of the deadPaths to god : living the Bhagavad GitaGrist for the mill