“With tender hearts we share that Ram Dass (born Richard Alpert) died peacefully at home in Maui on December 22, 2019 surrounded by loved ones,” according to his official Instagram account.
To honor his memory, we wanted to share a few quotes that often work their way into our yoga practices, by way of intention, meditation, and inspiration.
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“Our plans never turn out as tasty as reality.”
“The next message you need is always right where you are.”
“In most of our human relationships, we spend much of our time reassuring one another that our costumes of identity are on straight.”
“We’re all just walking each other home.”
“Treat everyone you meet like God in drag.”
“The thinking mind is what is busy. You have to stay in your heart. You have to be in your heart. Be in your heart. The rest is up here in your head where you are doing, doing, doing.”
“As long as you have certain desires about how it ought to be you can’t see how it is.”
“If you think you’re enlightened go spend a week with your family.”
“Be patient. You’ll know when it’s time for you to wake up and move ahead.”
“Inspiration is God making contact with itself.”
“I hang out with my guru in my heart. And I love every thing in the universe. That’s all I do all day.”
“It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.”
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