Compassion in Action: Setting Out on the Path of Service

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Crown/Archetype, Apr 27, 2011 - Religion - 320 pages
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Featuring an eye-catching new cover, this classic guide is for those ready to commit time and energy to relieving suffering in the world. No two people are better qualified to help us along this path than Ram Dass, who has spent more than 25 years teaching and writing on the subject of living consciously, and Mirabi Bush, who succeeded him as chairperson of the Seva Foundation.


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COMPASSION IN ACTION: Setting Out on the Path of Service

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The freewheeling author of the pop spiritual classic Be Here Now teams with fellow Hindu devotee Bush to guide inexperienced Americans on to the path of compassionate action—offering his own ... Read full review

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This book continues along the line of previous books by Dass, such as (with Paul Gorman) How Can I Help? (Knopf, 1985) and (with the Lama Foundation) Be Here Now (Crown, 1971). In explaining how one ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
Turning Points
31
Be Like Gandhi
48
Teachings Along the Way
68
The Seva Lessons
83
Readiness
102
Love and Truth in Service
116
The Path of Action
133
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Ram Dass has served on the faculty at Stanford and Harvard Universities. In the 1960s, he traveled to India, where he met his guru. Since then, he has pursued a variety of spiritual practices, including guru kripa, devotional yoga, karma yoga, many forms of meditation, and Sufi and Jewish studies. Many of his books, including Be Here Now, are international bestsellers and classics of their kind.

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