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Ram Dass - Fierce Grace (2001) (Mickey Lemle's documentary)


Mickey Lemle's documentary Ram Dass, Fierce Grace is a portrait of Ram
Dass (Richard Alpert), author, 60s guru, spiritual teacher, cohort of
Timothy Leary, & author of Be Here Now, one of the most influential
books of the 1970s. The film begins in the present, as Ram Dass deals
with the effects of a massive stroke he suffered in February 1997 that
left him physically incapacitated, & with impaired memory &
speech. Interweaving current conversations, interviews with people in
his life, & archival footage, Lemle then looks back at his
childhood, the controversy surrounding his research with Timothy Leary
in psychedelics at Harvard, his studies in India with Neem Karoli Baba,
who renamed him Baba Ram Dass (Servant of God), his work with the Seva
Foundation in social action projects dedicated to relieving suffering in
the world, & h


Added: Mar-29-2012 
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Tags: Ram Dass, Fierce Grace, 2001, mickey lemle, richard alpert, neem karoli, baba, yogi, spiritual, spirituality, love, meditation
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