Tune in as Sister Jenna interviews Lama Surya Das on the America Meditating Radio Program.
Lama Surya Das is an American-born lama in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. He is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, and a leading spokesperson for the emerging American Buddhism. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him “The Western Lama.” He has long been involved in charitable relief projects and in interfaith dialogue.
Lama Surya has spent over forty years studying Zen, vipassana, yoga, and Tibetan Buddhism with the great masters of Asia, including the Dalai Lama’s own teachers. He is a published author, translator, chant master, and a regular blog contributor at The Huffington Post, as well as his own AskTheLama.com blog site where he shares his thoughts and answers questions from the public each week.
Lama Surya travels, teaches and leads meditation retreats throughout the world. He is often called upon as a Buddhist spokesman by the media and has appeared frequently on TV and radio. He has been featured in numerous publications and major media, including ABC, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and The Washington Post, to name a few. Lama Surya is the author of thirteen books, including his most recent bestseller, “Buddha Standard Time: Awakening to the Infinite Possibilities of Now.” Visit his website at www.surya.org.
For more information on Surya’s books- visit www.surya.org/books/
You can also follow Lama Surya Das on Twitter @LamaSuryaDas
Connect with Lama on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lamasuryadas.