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Lama Surya Das

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Lama Surya Das is an American poet, author, and Western Buddhist meditation teacher and scholar. He is one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West and is a leading spokesperson for American Buddhism. He is also the founder of the Dzogchen Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Buddhism 101: Happiness and the Four Noble Truths

Lama Surya Das, one of the foremost American Buddhist teachers, gives a discussion on the basic premises of a spiritual life, and the ideas central to Buddhism.

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Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be

The beloved American Lama, a spiritual leader whose inimitable light and lively universal teaching style has awakened the spirituality of thousands, now shares an enlightened approach to change and loss, dealing with difficult emotions such as fear, grief, and anger, and the role of crisis in...

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Mindful Anger Management and the 6 Rs of Intentional Responsiveness

Discovering methods to deal with these challenging emotions is essential in leading a healthy and well-balanced, happy and harmonious life.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageBreath by breath, let go of fear, expectation, anger, regret, cravings, frustration, fatigue. Let go of the need for approval. Let go of old judgments and opinions. Die to all that, and fly free. Soar in the freedom of desirelessness.

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Lama Surya Das - Natural Meditation

A short practice from Lama Surya Das’s video program: Natural Meditation.

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Awakening to the Sacred: Creating a Personal Spiritual Life

Lama Surya Das, author of the bestselling Awakening the Buddha Within, is the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition.

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Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World

Lama Surya Das, the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, presents the definitive book on Western Buddhism for the modern-day spiritual seeker.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageBreath by breath, let go of fear, expectation, anger, regret, cravings, frustration, fatigue. Let go of the need for approval. Let go of old judgments and opinions. Die to all that, and fly free. Soar in the freedom of desirelessness. Let go. Let Be.

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Buddha Is as Buddha Does: The Ten Original Practices for Enlightened Living

In the book you now hold, national bestselling author Lama Surya Das offers a thorough map to the richest treasure a human being can find—the Buddha’s advice for living to your true potential.

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Make Me One with Everything: Buddhist Meditations to Awaken from the Illusion of Separation

What did the Dalai Lama say to the pizza guy from Brooklyn? “Make me one with everything!” It’s a familiar joke, muses Lama Surya Das, but it holds a profound truth: that in addition to inner peace, meditation is a path for all-inclusive connection.

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