Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him “the American Lama.” He has spent more than 40 years studying Zen, Vipassana, yoga, and Tibetan Buddhism with many of the great masters of Asia, including some of the Dalai Lama’s own teachers. He is an authorized lama in the Tibetan Buddhist order and a leading spokesperson for Buddhism and contemporary spirituality, as well as a translator, poet, meditation master, chant master, and spiritual activist. He is author of the internationally best-selling books Awakening the Buddha Within, Awakening to the Sacred, and Awakening the Buddhist Heart. His latest book is Make Me One with Everything.