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Ram Dass

Works: 379 works in 690 publications in 4 languages and 12,542 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History  Directories 
Roles: Narrator, Interviewee, Creator, Author of introduction, Performer, Host
Classifications: BF637.H4, 305.26
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Still here : embracing aging, changing, and dying by Ram Dass ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,144 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 )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Identification and child rearing by Robert R Sears ( Book )
19 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey of awakening : a meditator's guidebook by Ram Dass ( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 540 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, visualizations, and "just sitting" to movement meditations such as tai chi--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
Be love now : the path of the heart by Ram Dass ( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 526 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"--
Be here now, remember by Ram Dass ( Book )
15 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 511 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
The psychedelic experience; a manual based on the Tibetan book of the dead by Timothy Leary ( Book )
29 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and held by 374 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
Paths to god : living the Bhagavad Gita by Ram Dass ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 369 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
Ram Dass fierce grace ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 299 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
Miracle of love : stories about Neem Karoli Baba by Ram Dass ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LSD by Ram Dass ( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polishing the mirror : how to live from your spiritual heart by Ram Dass ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects wisdom, humor, teaching stories, and instruction on the author's spiritual acts, including yoga, devotional chant, and mantra practices
Grist for the mill by Ram Dass ( Book )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 204 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
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 157 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
The gospel according to Jesus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commentary on the teachings of Jesus
One track heart the story of Krishna Das ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows musician Jeffrey Kagel's journey to India and back, his struggles with depression and drug abuse, and his eventual emergence as Krishna Das - the world-renowned spiritual teacher, chant master, and Grammy-nominated recording artist. An inspiring story of how one man's journey continues to transform countless lives
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 112 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
How can I help? : emotional support and spiritual inspiration for those who care for others by Ram Dass ( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compassion in action ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 95 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
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Alternative Names
Alpert, Richard.
Alpert, Richard, 1931-
Alpert, Richard 1931- Frueherer Name
Baba Ram Dass
Baba Ram Dass, 1931-
Dass, Baba Ram
Dass, Ram
Dass, Ram, 1931-
RamDass 1931-
Олперт, Ричард
English (212)
German (4)
French (1)
Russian (1)