New Book Tour & Australia/Asia Dates

Join Lama Marut in for his 2014-2015 NEW BOOK & Teaching Tour! See Marut’s schedule page for more info >

Global and Inclusive Buddhism

Below are the audio recordings from the online talks; “Global Buddhism” in November 2012, “Inclusive Buddhism” in March 2013, and “Practical Buddhism” in May 2013. Global Buddhism MP3 file download > (Talk by Lama Marut and Q&A session) Global Buddhism Companion PDF > (“Structure of Buddhism”) Inclusive Buddhism MP3 file download > (Talk by Lama Marut)  Inclusive Buddhism MP3 file download > (Q&A Session) Practical Buddhism MP3 file download > (Talk by Lama Marut) Practical Buddhism PDF Handouts > Chart 1 > […]

Breaking the Chains Workshop

Melbourne: “Breaking the Chains: A Workshop On Freedom.” March 15-17, 2013 With Lama Marut and Cindy Lee. Join Lama Marut and Cindy Lee in this workshop that will focus on an analysis of the “12 links of dependent origination,” using a chapter from Nagarjuna’s “Root Verses on the Middle Way” as the foundational text. MELBOURNE: March 15-17, 2013 Location: Flavours of Yoga 2A Barkly Avenue, Armadale, 3143 (just off Glenferrie Road – upstairs – big red door and sign) Contact: Maree Fowler – chickens(AT)bigpond.net.au […]

Not Your Mama’s Lama Interview

From a live interview on Body Mind Spirit Radio on Wed, June 13, 2012 with Lama Marut and Annette Rochelle Aben (radio host). Introduction from radio interview: A perfect combination of warmth and wit, renowned American Buddhist monk, Lama Marut, leads the revolution for true and lasting happiness.  After all what else would the son of a 2ndgeneration Baptist minister who grew up with a passion for motorcycles, surfing and yoga as well as an early interest in spirituality do with his life!  […]

Which Side Are You On?

I’m reposting an article I wrote for my newsletter four years ago, just before the last U.S. presidential election. If anything, Americans are seemingly more divided in this major election year than they were in the last.  The public is polarized, and everyone seems angry. The election will be held in the wake of the recent  “Arab Spring” and the “Occupy” movements worldwide, both of which have brought many injustices to light but have also sometimes resulted in violence and […]

How to Protect Your Children

In this answer to a student’s question, Lama Marut addresses the question of how parents can really protect children — by teaching them karmic principles. But this requires that first we’ve convinced ourselves that karma is the correct worldview. Taken from the question and answer session held on January 8, 2012, at the “Five Freedoms Retreat” in Australia. Download the MP3 > Protect Your Children

Ashtavakra Gita Video Promo

This is the video for the 9 Session Online Teachings in April and May 2012.