About the Author

Ram Dass

Ram Dass first went to India in 1967. He was still Dr. Richard Alpert, an already eminent Harvard psychologist and psychedelic pioneer with Dr.Timothy Leary. He continued his psychedelic research until that fateful Eastern trip in 1967, when he traveled to India. In India, he...

Customer Reviews for Polishing the Mirror

By Ernest I
Date Added: Wednesday 15 October 2014
Beloved Ram Dass has been offering his teachings for 44 years, and this is another one demonstrating his wisdom and compassion.
By Amber L
Date Added: Friday 10 October 2014
The absolute greatest. I am so thankful for Ram Dass.
By Diane A
Date Added: Sunday 29 September 2013
I love Ram Dass and his lessons. Many years ago I decided I could purchase any book, tape or CD Ram Dass puts out. It looks like Sounds True was instrumental in helping this latest book see the light of day. I thank you for that.
Sounds True is a great service. Thank you every day.
By Marta S M
Date Added: Saturday 14 September 2013
Loved this book!!!
By Karl
Date Added: Saturday 7 September 2013
While there are many authors writing books on personal development and self-actualization, I believe that it is very difficult to find somebody as compassionate and lucid as Ram Dass.

In his latest book, “Polishing the Mirror” Ram blends information from various ancient scriptures (primarily the ones originating in India) with his own personal wisdom and knowledge that he acquired during his 50 years of soul searching. Having read several of his books, it seems to me that “Polishing the Mirror” is actually a culmination of Ram’s previous work blended with his more current experiences and introspective insights.
Ram Dass discusses suffering, aging, conscious living and dying, and various ways in which we can move towards a more fulfilling and awakened life. Often funny, always compassionate, Ram Dass presents the information as a kindred spirit and in a manner that is easy to read.

In simple terms, to summarize my experiences with this book in one sentence it would be thus: when I read this book it felt as if I was having a casual conversation with a loving and longtime friend who had acquired great wisdom from his adventures on this journey through life (and perhaps previous lives as well =;0)
By Penny V
Date Added: Friday 19 September 2014
Anyone who likes Ram Dass, or, who, like me loves Ram Dass, will appreciate this book. "Polishing the Mirror" give wisdom and wit at all levels. At times he lifts you/me high and other times he makes me laugh at the antics of the little Jewish boy under the robe of the Hindu guru and the white jacket of the psychotherapist.
By Marc-Joseph C
Date Added: Wednesday 11 December 2013
A quick and pleasant read for any fan of Ram Dass!

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