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Ram Dass’s Revelatory Exchange With His Guru, Maharaji

It’s about the power of serving others.

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In a talk he gave in 1986, Ram Dass spoke of a conversation he had with his guru, Neem Karoli Baba, known as Maharaji to his devotees. It went like this:

Ram Dass: How do I get enlightened?

Maharajii: Feed people.

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David Gerken

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Meditation and Mindfulness teacher. Dad of three precious kids. Former writer for THE WEST WING. Follow me at davidgerken.net.