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Awakening Now with Lama Surya Das

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Awakening Now with Lama Surya Das

Awakening Now with Lama Surya Das

Be Here Now Network

61
Followers
92
Plays
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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.”

Latest Episodes

Ep. 95 - Mahamudra and Dzogchen

In this dharma talk, Lama Surya Das explores the similarities and differences of the Mahamudra and Dzogchen practices, and how we can start to cultivate a ‘nowness awareness.’

51 minJUL 27
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Ep. 95 - Mahamudra and Dzogchen

Ep. 94 - Sky Mind

Lama Surya Das explores the natural great perfection of sky mind, or panoramic awareness, and talks about the difference between the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions.

39 minJUL 4
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Ep. 94 - Sky Mind

Ep. 93 - The Four Immeasurables

In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores the Four Immeasurables, looks at the concept of emptiness as openness, and extols the virtues of the Middle Way.

33 minJUN 12
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Ep. 93 - The Four Immeasurables

Ep. 92 - Integrating the Teachings

In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores the transformative practices of Tibetan Buddhism and how we can begin integrating those teachings into our daily lives.

58 minMAY 20
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Ep. 92 - Integrating the Teachings

Ep. 91 - The Golden Eternity

In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores how the timeless wisdom of Dzogchen can help open our eyes to what Jack Kerouac called the Golden Eternity.

55 minMAY 2
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Ep. 91 - The Golden Eternity

Ep. 90 - Co-Meditation and Naked Awareness

In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores Dzogchen practices such as co-meditation and naked awareness, and why too much emptiness is not a good thing.

49 minAPR 11
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Ep. 90 - Co-Meditation and Naked Awareness

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 minMAR 21
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Ep. 89 - Enlightenment and Subjectivity

Ep. 88 – Embracing the Essence of Buddhism

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

35 minFEB 29
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Ep. 88 – Embracing the Essence of Buddhism

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 minFEB 7
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Ep. 87 – Emaho and Advanced Dzogchen

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. Visitgarrisoninstitute.orgto 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 minJAN 17
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Ep. 86 – Obstacles Along The Middle Way

Latest Episodes

Ep. 95 - Mahamudra and Dzogchen

In this dharma talk, Lama Surya Das explores the similarities and differences of the Mahamudra and Dzogchen practices, and how we can start to cultivate a ‘nowness awareness.’

51 minJUL 27
Comments
Ep. 95 - Mahamudra and Dzogchen

Ep. 94 - Sky Mind

Lama Surya Das explores the natural great perfection of sky mind, or panoramic awareness, and talks about the difference between the Mahamudra and Dzogchen traditions.

39 minJUL 4
Comments
Ep. 94 - Sky Mind

Ep. 93 - The Four Immeasurables

In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores the Four Immeasurables, looks at the concept of emptiness as openness, and extols the virtues of the Middle Way.

33 minJUN 12
Comments
Ep. 93 - The Four Immeasurables

Ep. 92 - Integrating the Teachings

In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores the transformative practices of Tibetan Buddhism and how we can begin integrating those teachings into our daily lives.

58 minMAY 20
Comments
Ep. 92 - Integrating the Teachings

Ep. 91 - The Golden Eternity

In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores how the timeless wisdom of Dzogchen can help open our eyes to what Jack Kerouac called the Golden Eternity.

55 minMAY 2
Comments
Ep. 91 - The Golden Eternity

Ep. 90 - Co-Meditation and Naked Awareness

In this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das explores Dzogchen practices such as co-meditation and naked awareness, and why too much emptiness is not a good thing.

49 minAPR 11
Comments
Ep. 90 - Co-Meditation and Naked Awareness

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 minMAR 21
Comments
Ep. 89 - Enlightenment and Subjectivity

Ep. 88 – Embracing the Essence of Buddhism

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

35 minFEB 29
Comments
Ep. 88 – Embracing the Essence of Buddhism

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 minFEB 7
Comments
Ep. 87 – Emaho and Advanced Dzogchen

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. Visitgarrisoninstitute.orgto 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 minJAN 17
Comments
Ep. 86 – Obstacles Along The Middle Way
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