89 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. 89 - Enlightenment and Subjectivity

    Ep. 89 - Enlightenment and Subjectivity

    In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das gives a dharma talk about the relationship between Sunyata and subjectivity, and how there are no prerequisites for enlightenment.

    • 53 min
    Ep. 88 – Embracing the Essence of Buddhism

    Ep. 88 – Embracing the Essence of Buddhism

    Lama Surya Das offers a dharma talk around the essence of Buddhism and cultivating the ability to be here now.

    • 35 min
    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

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