Calling All Spiritual Warriors: The World Wants You!
all the Buddha's teachings, perhaps his greatest gift can be found in
the bodhisattva ideal, a template for living in the world as an
"awakener", a peacemaking spiritual warrior serving the highest good.
With his previous bestsellers, including Awakening the Buddha Within,
American-born Tibetan-Buddhist teacher Lama Surya Das has made the
helpful, healing insights of the Buddha accessible to millions. Now,
with Buddha Is As Buddha Does: The Ten Original Practices for Enlightened Living, he offers a 4-CD session based on his latest book to invite you to "be and become a bodhisattva." Join him to explore:
- How to cultivate bodhicitta, the "spirit-engine" of enlightenment that allows us to embody and actively practice the Buddha's teachings in the real world.
- How to actively practice the ten paramitas
(transcendental virtues) in daily life: Generosity, ethics, patience,
energetic effort, meditation, wisdom, skillful means, higher
aspiration, powers, and pristine awareness
lessons from Lama Surya Das' personal teachers, including The Dalai
Lama plus contemporary examples of enlightened action based on the
realization of the oneness of life.
"As long as there is
suffering in the world, there is spiritual work to do," explains Lama
Surya Das. "We are the bodhisattvas, the future Buddhas of this world."
Join this lucid guide to experience the sacred wisdom of he Buddha's
greatest lessons, with Buddha Is As Buddha Does.
Lama Surya Das is one of the most learned and highly trained American-born lamas
in the Tibetan Dzogchen tradition. For over 30 years, he has studied
with the great spiritual masters of Tibet, India, and Asia. Born
Jeffrey Allen Miller, he left home for college in the 1960s; went to
Woodstock; marched in anti-war rallies in Washington; graduated Phi
Beta Kappa from SUNY, Buffalo; then went to India and Asia on a
spiritual quest. Lama Surya Das is the founder of the Dzogchen
Foundation and the author of many books, including Awakening the Buddha Within and Awakening to the Sacred.