Grist for the Mill : Awakening to Oneness
From Ram Dass, one of America's most beloved spiritual figures and bestselling author of Be Here Now and Be Love Now, comes this timeless classic about the experience of being and the risks and rewards of our spiritual path. Originally published in 1976, Grist for the Mill offers a deep spiritual journey of self-discovery, and a universal understanding of what it means to "be" and to grow as human beings. The book is fully revised with a new introduction.As Ram Dass puts it, "When the faith is strong enough it is sufficient just to be. It's a journey towards simplicity, towards quietness, towards a kind of joy that is not in time. It's a journey that has taken us from primary identification with our body and our psyche, on to an identification with God, and ultimately beyond identification."
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 132.08 x 200.66 x 17.78mm | 68.04g
- 24 Feb 2014
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- New York, United States
- Revised ed.
"A gift of love from the man who introduced me to the idea of higher consciousness and became one of my greatest teachers." -- Dr. Wayne Dyer "So many people are desperately searching for love, whether consciously or unconsciously. May Ram Dass inspire others to find their own path of true love, compassion, and joyful service." -- Thich Nhat Hanh, author of Savor
Back cover copy
From one of the world's most influential spiritual teachers comes a revised and fully updated version of his timeless classic. In this exploration of the Buddhist concept of Dharma and the basic principles of enlightenment, Ram Dass illuminates the deep spiritual journey of self-discovery and what it means to "be" and to grow as human beings.
About Ram Dass
Ram Dass is the author of the landmark classic Be Here Now and the acclaimed Still Here and Be Love Now. After meeting his guru in India in 1967, Ram Dass became a pivotal spiritual influence on American culture. Stephen Levine is one of the world's foremost authorities on death and dying and the author of Who Dies?