Robert Thurman

Robert Thurman, PhD, is an authority on spirituality, mind science, philosophy, and Tibetan Buddhism. Named one of Time magazine’s 25 most influential Americans, he cofounded Tibet House US with Richard Gere, and Menla Mountain Retreat and Healing Center with his wife, Nena. His latest book is Why the Dalai Lama Matters.

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