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Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

People smiling at Activate 2023 Hollyhock Leadership Institute

RamDev Dale Borglum

Dale Borglum, also known as RamDev, founded the conscious dying movement in the West in collaboration with Ram Dass and Stephen Levine. He founded and directed the Hanuman Foundation Dying Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the first residential facility in the United States to support conscious dying, and has been the Executive Director of the Living/Dying Project in Santa Fe, and since 1986 in the San Francisco Bay Area. With Ram Dass, Daniel Goleman, and Dwarka Bonner, Dale is the co-author of “Journey of Awakening: A Meditator’s Guidebook.”

A teacher of meditation since 1974, Dale lectures and gives workshops on the topics of meditation, healing, spiritual support for those with life-threatening illness, and on caregiving as a spiritual practice. He has a doctorate degree from Stanford University. Dale’s passion is the healing of our individual and collective fear of death so that we may be free.


Events with RamDev Dale Borglum

Healing at the Edge: Conscious Living/Dying
September 6 - 11, 2024

Imagine living without fear. Imagine approaching the unknown with an open heart. There is a path to this freedom. “I recommend anything that Dale teaches.” – Ram Dass For over 40 years, RamDev Dale Borglum has been in close contact with many people who were approaching death. Almost all of these…