Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Experiments in Truth by Ram Dass
In February of 1997, Ram Dass suffered a debilitating stroke that left him struggling to speak again to the generation that he so inspired. For more than 30 years his life has served as a spiritual laboratory, where he touched thousands of seekers with his personal search for greater truths. From the beginning, this respected teacher?s retreat talks and lectures have been meticulously recorded and archived.
Experiments in Truth is a historic collection of Ram Dass? most important recordings, hand-picked and presented together for the first time. You will join this pioneer of engaged spirituality in America and master storyteller for eight inspiring lectures, each one a gem of humor, insight, and intelligence about the spiritual journey today. Here is real-life wisdom for people of all faiths and all walks of life. Topics: the life of Ram Dass ? The heart?s most direct path to love ? The three planes of existence ? Overcoming fear of sickness and death ? The path of service, and much more.
About the Author
Ram Dass has been a leading figure in the search for a meaningful 20th-century spirituality, beginning with his groundbreaking research at Harvard in the 1960s. He was an early leader in the hospice movement, and is a respected spokesman on the integration of Western culture with Eastern philosophies. He is the author of the landmark book Be Here Now and coauthor, with Paul Gorman, of How Can I Help?