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Ram Dass has served on the faculty at Stanford and Harvard Universities. In the 1960s, he traveled to India, where he met his guru. Since then, he has pursued a variety of spiritual practices, including guru kripa, devotional yoga, karma yoga, many forms of meditation, and Sufi and Jewish studies. Many of his books, including Be Here Now, are international bestsellers and classics of their kind.

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The Dhammapada
The Sayings of the Buddha
Written by Buddha
Preface by Ram Dass
Translated by Thomas Byrom


Format: eBook, 128 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Be Here Now

Written by Ram Dass


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: October 12, 1971
Price: $15.15

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Compassion in Action
Setting Out on the Path of Service
Written by Ram Dass


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: October 3, 1995
Price: $19.00

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Compassion in Action
Setting Out on the Path of Service
Written by Ram Dass


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $14.99

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How Can I Help?

Written by Ram Dass and Paul Gorman


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 12, 1985
Price: $14.00

In this practical helper's companion, the authors provide support and inspiration fo us in our efforts as members of the helping professions, as volunteers, as community activists, or simply as friends and family trying to meet each other's needs. Here too are deeply moving personal accounts: A housewife brings zoo animals... Read more >
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How Can I Help?

Written by Ram Dass and Paul Gorman


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: December 21, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Journey of Awakening
A Meditator's Guidebook
Written by Ram Dass


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: July 1, 1990
Price: $7.99

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... Read more >
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Journey of Awakening
A Meditator's Guidebook
Written by Ram Dass


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 4, 2012
Price: $7.99

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One-Liners
A Mini-Manual for a Spiritual Life
Written by Ram Dass


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: September 3, 2002
Price: $14.14

Ram Dass has always been a master of the one-liner. Here is the nitty-gritty by the author of Be Here Now—more than 200 penetrating observations and pithy spiritual instructions on such topics as How It All Is, Love and Devotion, Suffering, Aging, Planes of Consciousness, Death and Dying, Service and Compassion... Read more >
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One-Liners
A Mini-Manual for a Spiritual Life
Written by Ram Dass


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Only Dance There Is

Written by Ram Dass


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Only Dance There Is

Written by Ram Dass


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 5, 1974
Price: $15.00

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Paths to God
Living the Bhagavad Gita
Written by Ram Dass


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $12.12

World-renowned philosopher and spiritual teacher Ram Dass—author of the groundbreaking classic Be Here Now—presents the contemporary Western audience with a lively, accessible guide to the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, the classic Hindu text that has been called the ultimate instruction manual for living a spiritual life. Read more >
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Paths to God
Living the Bhagavad Gita
Written by Ram Dass


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: October 5, 2004
Price: $22.22

For centuries, readers have turned to the Bhagavad Gita for inspiration and guidance as they chart their own spiritual paths. As profound and powerful as this classic text has been for generations of seekers, integrating its lessons into the ordinary patterns of our lives can ultimately seem beyond our reach. Now... Read more >
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Paths to God
Living the Bhagavad Gita
Written by Ram Dass


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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