Born as Richard Alpert in 1931, the man who became known as Baba Ram Dass found spiritual enlightenment in India in the 1960s. He went on to share teachings, wisdom, and comfort with millions. The beloved spiritual leader passed away at age 88 on Dec. 22 at his home on Maui. Spirituality & Health was privileged to feature Ram Dass and his work many times.

S&H interviews Ram Dass (from 2012)

Understand the deep legacy of Ram Dass 

These selections showcase his influence:

Awakening at the Sunrise Suite by Perry Garfinkel

Podcast: Mirabai Bush discusses her longtime friend Ram Dass

Music review: Ram Dass by East Forest 

Meds and Consciousness: A Conversation Between Mirabai Bush and Ram Dass