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 > […]

The Qualities of Spiritual Maturity, Part 2: Kindness

Quality #2: Kindness Kindness – in which we can include love, compassion, good will, helpfulness, generosity, forgiveness, and a general interest in others’ welfare – is, of course, the very cornerstone of any meaningful spiritual practice. One could even say that it is definitive of it. Kindness is the heart of the spiritual way of life; it is, one could argue, the whole enchilada. “My religion,” the Dalai Lama has famously declared, “is kindness.” As we begin our spiritual training, […]