Jan 21, 2024

Alan Watts & Ram Dass: Essential Teachings from the Gita

 Alan Watts & Ram Dass: Essential Teachings from the Gita – Being in the Way 11 – Host: Mark Watts

Video Description: Ram Dass joins Alan for a look at the tools that the Bhagavad Gita offers us to face life’s most difficult challenges.

This series is brought to you by the Alan Watts Organization and Ram Dass’ Love Serve Remember Foundation. Visit https://Alanwatts.org for full talks from Alan Watts.

The Inner Battlefield (0:00)

Essential Teachings from the Gita (14:15)

Root and Ground (30:18)

“At a symbolic level, what the Gita is, is a dialogue between God and the seeker. And the battlefield turns out to be the inner battlefield, the battlefield of our own evolutionary being.” – Ram Dass

“The essential teaching which the Gita is trying to convey is that the real center and soul, the basic reality of you and I, is not the superficial consciousness which we ordinarily call, ‘myself.’ What we are, fundamentally, is this unthinkable source of life and existence named Brahman, the expansive.” – Alan Watts

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