87 episodes

Awakening Now with Lama Surya Das is a podcast that illuminates many aspects of the spiritual path via dharma talks and interviews with Surya Das' fellow spiritual teachers and peers.

Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, and a leading spokesperson for the emerging American Buddhism. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him “The Western Lama.”

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Awakening Now with Lama Surya Das is a podcast that illuminates many aspects of the spiritual path via dharma talks and interviews with Surya Das' fellow spiritual teachers and peers.

Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, and a leading spokesperson for the emerging American Buddhism. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him “The Western Lama.”

    Ep. 87 – Emaho and Advanced Dzogchen

    Ep. 87 – Emaho and Advanced Dzogchen

    On this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores the fun practice of Emaho and other advanced Dzogchen teachings, including integrated dharma into daily life.

    • 58 min
    Ep. 86 – Obstacles Along The Middle Way

    Ep. 86 – Obstacles Along The Middle Way

    In this dharma talk, Lama Surya Das looks at ways we can overcome common obstacles that present themselves along our journey of awakening.

    This talk was recorded at the Garrison Institute during Dzogchen Center’s Natural Great Awakening 2019 Summer Meditation Retreat. Visit garrisoninstitute.org to learn more about upcoming retreats at Garrison with Lama Surya Das and other Be Here Now Network teachers like Sharon Salzberg, Ethan Nichtern and Joseph Goldstein.

    • 50 min
    Ep. 85 – Awareness With a Capital “A”

    Ep. 85 – Awareness With a Capital “A”

    Lama Surya Das shares a reflection on how we can bring greater balance and awareness into our lives through the practices of Dzogchen.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep. 84 – Principles of Dzogchen

    Ep. 84 – Principles of Dzogchen

    Lama Surya Das explores some of the principles of Dzogchen non-meditation as he reminds us to ride the cresting wave of now-ness.

    • 1 hr
    Ep. 83 – Backyard Bodhisattva

    Ep. 83 – Backyard Bodhisattva

    In this dharma talk, Lama Surya Das discusses how the Dzogchen notion of the View enhances every relative action in life and awakens the backyard Bodhisattva inside all of us.

    • 58 min
    Ep. 82 – Seeing with Naked Awareness

    Ep. 82 – Seeing with Naked Awareness

    This time on the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das teaches the first steps in practicing Dzogchen non-meditation and seeing with naked awareness.

    • 53 min

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