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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.”

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.”

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Episodes

Ep. 70 - Caught Up in the Trees

12/13/2018
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Lama Surya Das explores the ways in which our egos allow our innate and limitless awareness to get caught up in the trees of our desires and fears.

Duration:00:31:30

Ep. 69 - Clear Light and The View

11/26/2018
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In this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das speaks about the practices of Clear Light, independent liberation and avoiding deviations from the view in Dzogchen practice. Find show notes and more at https://beherenownetwork.com/lama-surya-das-ep-69-clear-light-and-the-view/

Duration:00:50:13

Ep. 68 - The Buddha in Your Backyard with CJ Liu

11/2/2018
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Radio host CJ Liu joins Lama Surya Das for a conversation about how we can get in touch with our inner Buddha nature when we are distressed or overwhelmed with the suffering and injustice in the world. Find show notes and resources here: https://beherenownetwork.com/lama-surya-das-ep-68-cj-liu/ CJ's podcast and radio show, Fire It Up with CJ, is a bridge between science and spirit, Western and Eastern, as well as logical and intuitive. In her show, CJ seeks out ideas from seemingly...

Duration:01:14:35

Ep. 67 – The Heart Sutra

10/11/2018
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This week on the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das explores the wisdom of the Heart Sutra and the clear view of Prajñaparamita. Find show notes and resources here: https://beherenownetwork.com/lama-surya-das-ep-67-heart-sutra/

Duration:00:30:53

Ep. 66 - Sleep and Meditation with Dr. Ian Dunican

9/20/2018
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Dr. Ian Dunican joins Lama Surya Das for a discussion about ways that meditation practice can improve our quality of sleep. Find show notes and resources at: https://beherenownetwork.com/lama-surya-das-ep-66-dr-ian-dunican/

Duration:01:03:06

Ep. 65 – Panoramic View

8/30/2018
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This week on the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das concludes his exploration of the naked awareness practices and panoramic view of Dzogchen meditation.

Duration:00:41:44

Ep. 64 - Seeing with Naked Awareness

8/8/2018
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Lama Surya Das continues his discussion around the Dzogchen practice of naked awareness and how its fruits manifest in our lives. Find show notes and recommendations here: https://beherenownetwork.com/lama-surya-das-ep-64-naked-awareness/

Duration:00:42:22

Ep. 63 - Awareness Itself

7/19/2018
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In this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das looks at how awareness itself can bring balance into our everyday life and answers questions around Dzogchen practice.

Duration:00:39:28

Ep. 62 – Life is the Practice with Francesca Maxime

6/26/2018
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Lama Surya Das is joined by Francesca Maxime for a conversation about the compassion, wisdom and equanimity that comes when we turn our life into our practice and begin to connect with our true selves.

Duration:01:07:22

Ep. 61 - The Natural Way

6/7/2018
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In this talk, Lama Surya Das explores ways to cultivate our innate Buddha nature and teaches the natural meditation practices of Dzogchen.

Duration:00:40:44

Ep. 60 - The Action of Non-Action

5/17/2018
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This week, Lama Surya Das gives a talk about how we can rest in the practice of non-action and enjoy the View.

Duration:00:51:33

Ep. 59 – Perfection As It Is

4/26/2018
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Lama Surya Das is reunited with his old friend, Kelly Rego, for a conversation around seeing the perfection in all things, integrating our spiritual practice into daily life and understanding what lies beyond mindfulness.

Duration:01:04:25

Ep. 58 - Mastering Fear

4/5/2018
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On this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das explores methods of mastering fear and training our reactivity.

Duration:00:45:06

Ep. 57 - Deviations from the View

3/14/2018
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On this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das looks at some unintentional deviations that we make from our spiritual practice as well as simple ways we can improve our daily practice.

Duration:00:33:16

Ep. 56 - Buddhas by Nature

2/20/2018
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This week, Lama Surya Das looks at the teachings and practices which remind us of our Buddha nature.

Duration:00:56:27

Ep. 55 – The Middle Way: Life in Flow

1/30/2018
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This week Lama Surya Das explores the state of flow known as the middle way, the way to peace and liberation in this very life.

Duration:00:42:20

Ep. 54 - Inviting Balance

1/2/2018
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Lama Surya Das teaches a lesson on the most important principles of Dzogchen meditation and discusses ways we can bring balance into our spiritual practice.

Duration:00:54:14

Ep. 53 – Compassion in Action

12/21/2017
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This week on the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das looks at how we can turn compassion into action with Metta meditation practice.

Duration:00:26:32

Ep. 52 - Secrets of Mindfulness Practice

12/5/2017
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Lama Surya Das explores the secrets of mindfulness practice, teasing out the nuances of our practice so that we may guide ourselves better.

Duration:00:53:39

Ep. 51 - Natural Great Perfection

11/9/2017
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On this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das explores the threefold path of Natural Great Perfection in Dzogchen practice.

Duration:01:06:18