Download e-book for iPad: American Buddhist Rebel: The Story of Rama - Dr. Frederick by Liz Lewinson

By Liz Lewinson

ISBN-10: 1611532566

ISBN-13: 9781611532562

Winner of the 2016 Eric Hoffer Award, this acclaimed biography of the bright, arguable Buddhist instructor Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz (1950 - 1998) tells the tale of a free-spirited, activities jock youngster who transforms into an iconoclastic, cutting edge chief. event, mystical trips and breaking obstacles are the norm as mentioned through the a hundred+ scholars and associates interviewed by means of writer Liz Lewinson.

Meditation, the empowerment of girls and profession as perform are yet 3 of the center teachings coated during this ebook. Dr. Lenz bumped into competition, in fact, yet he stored his priorities immediately.

When he visited Nepal at age 19, he encountered an elderly monk who trained him that he used to be a lineage bearer. He used to be to restore an historical institution of enlightenment. He used to be to discover his many prior lifestyles scholars and aid them in attaining joyous enlightenment during this lifestyles or no less than set them securely at the course. He was once to do that within the West, utilizing Western ability. within the East, centuries-old traditions preserve meditative pathways to enlightenment. within the West, dealing with a clean canvas, Dr. Lenz chanced on new how one can construct mental/meditative prowess via careers akin to desktop technological know-how, visits to American "places of power," wisdom approximately actual gender equilibrium, video clips, track, and dance. He taught those talents to American scholars and saw their luck. if you happen to learn this fast moving biography, you input the interior 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 event. if you learn this fast moving e-book, you are feeling you're there, studying and remodeling. this can be an unique and interesting read." -- Lynn Andrews, writer of the drugs girl Series

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