By Ravi Dass

ISBN-10: 0615344887

ISBN-13: 9780615344881

buy as much as you, no promises, now not present: This ancient non secular memoir is by way of one of many first American devotees of the guru Neem Karoli Baba made recognized by way of Ram Dass within the vintage 'Be right here Now'. Ravi Dass starts off his quest correct after university in 1964 on the urging of Allen Ginsberg to visit India for non secular awakening (and a few drugs). it is going to take you on a rare trip from dwelling with the nice and not-so-great authorities of India to operating for the biggest and so much influential businesses on this planet like IBM, HP, gray advertisements and younger & Rubicam dealing with multimillion-dollar budgets through the workstation and web revolutions. How Ravi Dass, often called Ron Zimardi, mysteriously controlled to get jobs in and continue to exist in company the USA for thirty years after India within the 60's is a narrative in itself.

Ravi Dass encountered Baba Ram Dass whilst he used to be a monk at Ganeshpuri, the ashram of the debatable guru Swami Muktananda of devour, Pray, Love popularity in 1970. After thankfully assembly Ram Dass and seeing a replica of ‘Be right here Now’ he requested to be taken to his guru Maharaji within the Himalayas. From that second on, this booklet interweaves the odyssey of decades seeker with the mysterious hand of Maharaji that guided him for the following 40 years from householder and now to Maui. Neem Karoli Baba thought of Ravi Dass the particular incarnation of the fifteenth century Indian Saint Raidas.
Ram Dass says at the again hide, ‘Ravi Dass is a really great guy’.
this is often an exact tale of real renunciation, the fight to simplify and depart no hint or karma. Wandering for a few years looking for fact and the Self, Ravi Dass ultimately learned that every little thing and everybody was once sacred. the ultimate message is to curb and interact for the planet’s transformation. We needs to switch from a materialist greed-based tradition to a united international village rebuilt at the ideas of mindfulness, compassion and integrity. optimistically this e-book will encourage the quest in others for his or her divine nature and to work out the sacred in everything.
Ravi Dass - Ron Zimardi, as I knew him as an IBM colleague - has written a unprecedented account of his decades-long look for the reality. The author’s travels and paintings have integrated every little thing from the Beat Generation…to Indian spirituality…to Silicon Valley capitalism. Few, if any, have lived this type of rollicking lifestyles, less supply such infrequent insights from such a lot of perspectives.
Mad guy Ron Zimardi's stories of Madison street within the '60s keep in mind the all-nighters we pulled at gray ads crunching numbers for Revlon. We earned $100 per week and spent $10 million quarterly putting radio and television advertisements at the networks. Ron is a genius - probably what they will sometime name the archetypal twentieth century guy suitable and company via day to make money for his family members and Zen quest grasp by means of evening that allows you to keep his soul.

What began as an easy letter for my son and his progeny leaving the tale of my existence while I now not could be that dwelling voice has develop into the 3 hundred-eighty-nine web page non secular memoir ‘The Sacred Wanderer, An American Devotees Story’. It’s approximately my existence with Neem Karoli Baba, Maharaji, in India and after he left his physique yet now not his assistance, who such a lot of you recognize because the guru in ‘Be the following Now’ by means of Ram Dass.

Many households are blind to their ancestors nowadays, particularly eu immigrant households like mine. many folks inform me this can be a nice concept they want to emulate of their personal households. we're lucky that there are web publishers that let us to inform those tales on to our readers bypassing the conventional publishing sector.

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