Maharshi’s Final Words for Humanity

wif-series_sri-ramana-maharshi-photo-gallery-20As Ramana Maharshi was nearing the end of his bodily human life (1879-1950) one of the roaming peacocks of the ashram flew onto the roof above his bed, making a loud rattle and clatter. Hearing the bird, Ramana asked, “Has anyone fed the peacock yet?”, before exhaling his last. Continue reading

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For Humanity Lost

wild-turkey-great-smoky-mountains-national-park-brian-lumleyTime spent with camels and other animals, as well as human and spiritual mentors, has shown me that leadership is really a transcendental thing.

At its most simple, true leadership is an offering, or an invitation, nothing more… Continue reading

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Of Apes and Men

When we first came across Tom, he was resting in the shade of some towering jungle trees.The large orangutan sits beneath the trees at forest edge gazing across farmlands and expired logging tracts. The human apes moving about the palm oil plantations must appear confused and bewildered to this calm old man. Continue reading

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Seven Recommendations

Adi_Da_19751Somewhere in the mid 70’s Adi Da Samraj gathered with a group of people late into one night. At some point he asked the women to leave the room and continued with the men.

Advocating full adult responsibility he gave the men five simple rules. Continue reading

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It Must Be Said

It must be said that the heart, both human and non-human, is not afraid. Continue reading

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