Here we are. Here and now. That’s all there is.

Ram Dass

Born: April 6, 1931

Died: December 22, 2019 (Age 88)

Ram Dass, born Richard Alpert, was an American spiritual teacher and the author of the seminal 1971 book Be Here Now. He was known for his personal and professional associations with Timothy Leary at Harvard University in the early 1960s, for his travels to India and his relationship with the Hindu guru Neem Karoli Baba, and for founding the charitable organizations Seva Foundation and Hanuman Foundation. He continued to teach via his website until his death.

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