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Lama Surya Das

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Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him "The Western Lama." He has spent nearly forty years studying Zen, Vipassana, Yoga, and Tibetan Buddhism, and is an authorized lama in the Tibetan Buddhist order, and a meditation master, chant master, and spiritual activist. Lama Surya Das is the author of the bestselling trilogy: Awakening the Buddha Within, Awakening to the Sacred, and Awakening the Buddhist Heart, as well as the recently released Buddha Standard Time. In 1991 he established the Dzogchen Centers and Dzogchen Retreats and with the Dalai Lama he founded the Western Buddhist Teachers Network. Lama Surya Das teaches and lectures around the world in an engaging, interactive, and lively style.  


Meditation and Spiritual Practice