You Are Enough

When Marisa Peer spoke at A-Fest sometime in 2015, she made the point that You Are Enough! Marisa is England’s best and most famous psychotherapist and her voice is captivating. Marisa tells you that you are enough through touching stories of helping burnt-out Hollywood celebrities, regular clients, and even her own family. You will learn […]

Taking Care Of Anger

This video is from 1995, and the teachings are still viable today. Ram Dass interviewed Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh about taking care of anger. Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we hold our anger in mindfulness like a mother holds a crying baby. He teaches that we use mindfulness of breathing to embrace our anger. […]

The Great Bell Chant

This video of the Great Bell Chant featuring the voice of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most moving videos I have ever watched. Brother Phap Niem’s lovely voice sings out through the cosmos in Vietnamese. Thay, as Thich Nhat Hanh is known by his followers, narrates his poem in English. The […]

An American Hamburger With Indian Ketchup

I just saw the documentary film, One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das. There was a line in the movie that was so funny I had to use it as the title of this blog post. Someone in Denmark said of him, “He’s just and American hamburger with Indian ketchup!” This caught my attention […]

Interview With Ram Dass

A few days ago, I published my first post about Baba Ram Dass in a quote from his book, Be Here Now. Just today, I came across an interview with Ram Dass in his home in Maui, Hawaii. Here is what the interviewers had to say about him: To say that we were deeply moved and touched […]

Be Here Now

This week’s Words of Wisdom chosen by Lama Surya Das come from the seminal teacher for my generation, Baba Ram Dass. Baba Ram Dass was Dr. Richard Alpert of Harvard University in his early life. What he said in his famous book, Be Here Now in the 1960’s is totally relevant today. “You and I are the […]