Who drew the drawing on the Ram Dass book Be Here Now about the teachings of the East and what does it mean?

here’s a link to the picture: http://www.yogalifestyle.com/images/BeHereNowLG.jpg

Be Here Now is the book that opened a whole generation of Westerners to the teachings of the East. Ram Dass detailed his personal journey from Harvard professor Richard Alpert to becoming a devotee of Neem Caroli Baba as Ram Dass. Along the way he took a lot of acid and drew a lot of pictures. Much of the the book is filled with very cool psychedelic art and much is filled with recipes for getting straight and leading a sacred life.

Chapters include discussion of the the guru teacher relationship, use of asana, pranayam and mantra. Sexual energy (ALPERT, Richard). BABA RAM DASS.

Be Here Now. (San Cristobal): (Lama Foundation) (1971). Alpert’s enormously popular autobiography and guidebook to enlightenment, first published a year earlier in a different form in an edition of 300 copies under the title From Bindu to Ojas.

Is this a Mandala or other picture with a meaning? What does it mean?

1 thought on “Who drew the drawing on the Ram Dass book Be Here Now about the teachings of the East and what does it mean?

  1. yes thats a good question, and you can find more information about this at sarnam’s website.

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