The Last Incarnation is a collection of over 130 stories about timeless experiences with Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz. Written by Rama's students during 1982 and 1983, the stories convey the fun, awe and insight that Rama imparts to students, past and present.
Is it time to add your voice and inspiration to the collection of works from the Rama sangha?
(by Liz L) When Rama first started teaching meditation as a solo teacher, he often instructed audience members to lightly “gaze in my direction.” In that manner, thousands of manifestations of liquid golden light were witnessed by thousands of people. Blue Skies Buddha, the biography of Rama – Dr. Frederick Lenz, originally was self-published as Rama Gaze in My Direction.
These talks were recorded in 1985 at specific power places in the United States. Rama chose these locations because they emanated the essence of the topic he wished to discuss.
"In Tantric Zen the thought is -- "It doesn't matter, but it does". It doesn't really matter what you do -- it is your state of mind that matters ... Everything is dependent upon your state of mind. If you're in a very tantric state of mind, then your experiences will be quite different....
"There are all kinds of wonderful stories, of course, about practitioners of tantra who seemingly break all the rules and yet are enlightened. But they don't try to break the rules. In other words, the thought isn't: ”Well good, let's find out everything we're not supposed to do and go do it!” Or the thought isn't: “Oh boy, I can just enjoy absolutely everything and become enlightened!” Neither of these are real case scenarios. Let us just say that life draws us in different directions, sometimes simultaneously -- and when you follow the direction that life draws you in, if you stay in a very powerful state of mind, then you'll see eternity." Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz
"There are two sides to self-discovery as in most things -- an outer, more popular side and an inner side. Today I would like to tell you about the more esoteric aspects of reincarnation. The esoteric teaching of reincarnation is that it's happening all the time. At every moment we're going through a change. Our being isn't solid … it changes all the time, not just at death. In other words, reincarnation is happening now, your awareness is changing now. You are new at every moment. You are an extension of the previous moment of your awareness -- yes -- but you can completely and radically change, if you can unhook yourself from what you've been." Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz
"Enlightenment simply exists, and if you would like to attain it, if you would like to go beyond suffering, pain, frustration, and the limited happiness that can be experienced in any form, then you need to journey to enlightenment." Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz