Ram Dass

Writer, Author

1931 –

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Who is Ram Dass?

Ram Dass is an American contemporary spiritual teacher and the author of the seminal 1971 book Be Here Now. He is 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 continues to teach via his website.

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Born
Apr 6, 1931
Boston
Also known as
  • Dr. Richard Alpert
  • Baba Ram Dass
  • Richard Alpert
Parents
Children
Religion
  • Hinduism
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Tufts University
  • Stanford University
  • Wesleyan University
  • Williston Northampton School
Employment
  • Harvard University
  • University of California, Berkeley
Lived in
  • Boston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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