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The Sun Interview

From Somebody To Nobody To . . .

An Interview With Ram Dass

Do you hear what I’m saying about being a teacher? What I say to everybody is listen with your heart and if it doesn’t feel good, run like hell. And that includes me as well as everybody else.

By Sy Safransky October 1981
The Sun Interview

An Interview With Ram Dass

Disappointments are exquisite clues to where you’re holding. And if you want to awaken, a disappointment becomes a great thing, so you get to love them as much as you hate them. They’re hurting you, and at the same moment they are awakening you to how you’re clinging.

By Sy Safransky June 1980
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Body Temple

The human body is not an opaque, solid mass to be lugged around until it’s traded in for wings. It is an energy field that is constantly changing, a living sculpture, a mirror of ourselves, an instrument that may be more or less in tune.

By Priscilla Rich September 1979


As long as we have some definite idea about or some hope in the future, we cannot really be serious with the moment that exists right now.

Suzuki Roshi, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

August 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Small Press Review

Sweet Gogarty And Anaconda

How many novels have you read lately that challenge stereotypes, while giving you characters you can love and hate, with a plot and an ending that satisfy both your sense of what must happen and what you wish would happen?

By Judy Hogan March 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Doing What I Do

Studying Buddhism; Growing Trees

It didn’t take long to see that I had no talent for making money. Sure, my mother was disappointed, but I figured she’d get over it. As the years rolled by, it became apparent that trees and eastern religions were my lot in life.

By Geoffrey Driscoll March 1979

Faces Of India

The photographs in this selection are available as a PDF only. Click here to download.

By Rameshwar Das February 1979


The best form is to worship God in every form.

Neemkaroli Baba

February 1979