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By Liz Lewinson

Winner of the 2016 Eric Hoffer Award, this acclaimed biography of the intense, arguable 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. experience, mystical trips and breaking barriers are the norm as suggested by means of the a hundred+ scholars and associates interviewed by way of writer Liz Lewinson.

Meditation, the empowerment of ladies and profession as perform are yet 3 of the middle teachings lined during this booklet. Dr. Lenz bumped into competition, in fact, yet he saved his priorities directly.

When he visited Nepal at age 19, he encountered an elderly monk who expert him that he used to be a lineage bearer. He used to be to restore an historical tuition of enlightenment. He used to be to discover his many earlier lifestyles scholars and aid them in achieving joyous enlightenment during this existence or at the very least set them securely at the direction. He used to be to do that within the West, utilizing Western ability. within the East, centuries-old traditions retain meditative pathways to enlightenment. within the West, dealing with a clean canvas, Dr. Lenz came upon new how one can construct mental/meditative prowess via careers reminiscent of machine technology, visits to American "places of power," wisdom approximately genuine gender equilibrium, videos, track, and dance. He taught those talents to American scholars and saw their luck. if you 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. in case you learn this fast paced e-book, you are feeling you're there, studying and remodeling. this can be an unique and intriguing read." -- Lynn Andrews, writer of the drugs lady Series

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