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Be Here Now Be Here Now by Ram Dass
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“Be here now.”
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“If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.”
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“It's only when caterpillarness is done that one becomes a butterfly. That again is part of this paradox. You cannot rip away caterpillarness. The whole trip occurs in an unfolding process of which we have no control.”
Ram Dass, Be Here Now
“I can do nothing for you but work on myself...you can do nothing for me but work on yourself!”
Ram Dass, Be Here Now
“Just because you are seeing divine light, experiencing waves of bliss, or conversing with Gods and Goddesses is no reason to not know your zip code.”
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“You may protest if you can love the person you are protesting against as much as you love yourself.”
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“Cosmic humor, especially about your own predicament, is an important part of your journey.”
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“Early in the journey you wonder how long the journey will take and whether you will make it in this lifetime. Later you will see that where you are going is HERE and you will arrive NOW...so you stop asking.”
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“The cosmic humor is that if you desire to move mountains and you continue to purify yourself, ultimately you will arrive at the place where you are able to move mountains. But in order to arrive at this position of power you will have had to give up being he-who-wanted-to-move-mountains so that you can be he-who-put-the-mountain-there-in-the-first-place. The humor is that finally when you have the power to move the mountain, you are the person who placed it there--so there the mountain stays.”
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“To him who has had the experience no explanation is necessary, to him who has not, none is possible.”
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“Be here, now!”
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“Emotions are like waves. Watch them disappear in the distance on the vast calm ocean.”
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“This getting straight not only applies to people but to things as well, such as favorite music, disliked foods, special treats, avoided places, all your toys, etc. Everything must be rerun through your compassion machine.”
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“How are we to know that the mind has become concentrated? Because the idea of time will vanish. The more time passes un-noticed the more concentrated we are . . . All time will have the tendency to come and stand in the one present. So the definition is given, when the past and present come and stand in one, the mind is said to be concentrated.”—Vivekananda”
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“I didn’t arrive at my understanding of the fundamental laws of the universe through my rational mind.”—A. Einstein”
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“Ephrem the Syrian says, ‘Good speech is silver, but silence is pure gold.’ ”—Way of a Pilgrim”
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“Grace is at the nexus of love and awareness. There it’s all open and it’s all love.”
Ram Dass, Be Here Now
“To reconnect consciousness with the unconscious, to make consciousness symbolical is to reconnect words with silence; to let the silence in. If consciousness is all words and no silence, the unconscious remains unconscious.”—N.O. Brown”
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“I found that the chief difficulty for most people was to realize that they had really heard ‘new things’: that is, things that they had never heard before. They kept translating what they heard into their habitual language. They had ceased to hope and believe there might be anything new.”—Ouspensky”
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“The human mind is like that monkey, incessantly active by its own nature, then it becomes drunk with the wine of desire, thus increasing its turbulence. After desire takes possession comes the sting of the scorpion of jealousy at the success of others, and last of all the demon of pride enters the mind, making it think itself of all importance.”
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