Richard Alpert played a role in launching the psychedelic revolution of the ’60s. As Ram Dass, he has become one of the world’s most beloved spiritual figures. In this interview, he discusses attachment, psychedelic drugs, out-of-body experiences, and more.
In 1969, Jeff Kagel had a daunting decision to make: join a newly signed band, Soft White Underbelly, or move to New Hampshire to be with
his spiritual teacher. Jeff made his choice and changed his name to Krishna Das. The band changed its name to Blue Öyster Cult.