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Dr. Richard Alpert, a former Harvard professor and Timothy Leary cohort, was an icon of the hippie, LSD-fueled revolution of the 1960s. Thereafter, on a trip to India - like Clark Kent changing into Superman - he became the much-beloved spiritual teacher Baba Ram Das. His 1970s' iconic book Be Here Now turned on a generation to the deep, non-sectarian spirituality within us all. Author Jagannatha Dasa became friends with Ram Das in the early '70s and traveled across America, playing Indian drums at his speaking engagements. During that time, the two discussed the publication of some of his lectures, but nothing was ever done, and the two lost touch. Now, finally, after all these...read more
The question of whether it is right to eat animals is the most prominent topic in food ethics.People choose not to eat meat for various reasons such as concern for animal welfare, the environmental impact of meat production (environmental vegetarianism), and health considerations.Some argue slaughtering animals because people enjoy the taste of meat is morally wrong. Vegans abstain from all.animal products for similar reasons. Ethical vegetarians and vegans may also object to the practices underlying the production of meat, or cite concerns about animal welfare, , environmental ethics, and religious reasons. Here is the audio book that explains it all. Edited by Macc Kay in...read more
Gautama became known as the Buddha or 'Awakened One'. The title indicates that unlike most people who are 'asleep', a Buddha is understood as having 'woken up' to the true nature of reality and sees the world 'as it is' . A Buddha has achieved liberation, also called Nirvana, which is seen as the extinguishing of the 'fires' of desire, hatred, and ignorance, that keep the cycle of suffering and rebirth going. According to various early texts, a Buddha has achieved three higher states: Remembering one's former abodes (or past lives), the 'Divine eye' ), which allows the knowing of others' karmic destinations and the 'extinction of mental intoxicants' This is his life and teachings. Edited...read more