American Buddhist Rebel: The Story of Rama - Dr. Frederick by Liz Lewinson PDF

By Liz Lewinson

ISBN-10: 1611532566

ISBN-13: 9781611532562

Winner of the 2016 Eric Hoffer Award, this acclaimed biography of the intense, debatable Buddhist instructor Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz (1950 - 1998) tells the tale of a free-spirited, activities jock teen who transforms into an iconoclastic, cutting edge chief. event, mystical trips and breaking limitations are the norm as suggested by way of the a hundred+ scholars and co-workers interviewed by way of writer Liz Lewinson.

Meditation, the empowerment of girls and occupation as perform are yet 3 of the center teachings lined during this ebook. Dr. Lenz bumped into competition, after all, yet he stored his priorities instantly.

When he visited Nepal at age 19, he encountered an elderly monk who proficient him that he was once a lineage bearer. He was once to restore an old university of enlightenment. He was once to discover his many prior lifestyles scholars and aid them in achieving joyous enlightenment during this lifestyles or no less than set them securely at the direction. He was once to do that within the West, utilizing Western capability. within the East, centuries-old traditions keep meditative pathways to enlightenment. within the West, dealing with a clean canvas, Dr. Lenz discovered new how you can construct mental/meditative prowess via careers resembling laptop technology, visits to American "places of power," wisdom approximately actual gender equilibrium, video clips, tune, and dance. He taught those abilities to American scholars and saw their good fortune. in the event you learn this fast paced biography, you input the internal educating circle of baseline American Buddhism.

"This attention-grabbing biography captures the knowledge of a real, compelling instructor who mixed absolute miracles with humor, enjoyable, and experience. for those who learn this fast paced publication, you're feeling you're there, studying and reworking. this can be an unique and fascinating read." -- Lynn Andrews, writer of the medication lady Series

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