“Soon after my return to London I heard of her (Katherine Mansfield’s) death. Gurdjieff was very good to her, he did not insist upon her going although it was clear that she could not live. For this in the course of time he received the due amount of lies and slanders.”-In Search of the Miraculous by P. D. Ouspensky
Influential Past Teachers
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Though he never set foot in America, his spiritual influence manifested in the work of many American devotees, including Ram Dass.
By Phil Catalfo: Neem Karoli Baba (circa 1900-1973) never set foot in America. But he would prove to be as important a figure in the coming of the Dharma to the West as many swamis and lamas who set up temples and ashrams here. … More
by Life Positive: “He appeared and disappeared for years, being known by different names in various parts of India. His western devotees knew him as Neem Karoli Baba, but to the Indians he was simplyMaharajji,” writes Baba Ram Dass of his guru in his book Miracles of Love. Ram Dass, formerly Richard Alpert, professor of psychology and colleague of LSD guru Timothy Leary, met Neem Karoli Baba in 1967. … More
“The real contentment comes only when there is no desire, no hankering in your mind for anything.”
Babaji would sometimes wax eloquent while talking about contentment in life: “The real contentment comes only when there is no desire, no hankering in your mind for anything. How can you say that you have got everything and do not want anything more when you are holding an empty vessel in your hand? … More