Interview with Lama Surya Das

Interview with Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das takes you on a tour of mind and reality from a Tibetan Buddhist point of view. Join Andrew and Lama Surya Das for a truly delightful romp through a torrent of topics. This is a tour of mind and reality from a Tibetan Buddhist point of view, delivered by...
How Much Should I Meditate to See Results?

How Much Should I Meditate to See Results?

How Much Should I Meditate to See Results? I’m often asked, “How much should I meditate to see results?” Before offering more specific guidelines for meditation, to help gain perspective, I like to point out the importance of repetition in mastering...
My First Month Long Silent Meditation Retreat

My First Month Long Silent Meditation Retreat

In 1988, in an effort to explore the Buddhist path, I decided to do a month long silent meditation retreat in the forests of Vermont.  It was a stretch.  Outside of a few weekends of meditation I had never tried to practice for so long. I walked up the road to the...
Three Downsides of the Mindfulness Revolution

Three Downsides of the Mindfulness Revolution

The benefits of mindfulness are legion. However, I do believe there are downsides of the mindfulness revolution, because wherever you find light, you find the near enemies.   1. Scientism As potent as mindfulness is, it is not a panacea. Just like one can stray in the...
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