Ram Dass was a very funny and gifted speaker. […] He taught through a series of Yiddish humorous anecdotes. Some of these became beloved routines… [T]he time the old woman nodded all throughout one of his talks, like she was a highly realized being, and when he asked her what was her practice, she whispered 'crochet'."
Ram Dass, originally named Richard Alpert, passed away a few days before Christmas. PhD in Psychology from Stanford. "Spiritual teacher." For me, he's been a name in the crowd. Jules Evans talks both captivatingly and personally about the person behind the name and his journey. (There's a box for login, you can just click it away.)