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

Buddha Taught No Dharma

Enjoy the audio file from Lama Marut’s special Ustream teaching from February 5, 2012 (Feb 6 in Melbourne…) Download Here > (Please be patient if you have slow internet. It is a 44.2mb MP3 file) Buddha Taught No Dharma  


A little segment on contentment from Lama Marut’s recent public talk in Hong Kong. Download the MP3 File Now > “Itchlessness”

What Will Happen In The Future?

In a question and answer session, Lama Marut speaks on the uselessness of spinning out imaginary scenarios about what might happen in the future, or of reviving unpleasant memories of the past – both of which just undermine our present happiness. Download the MP3 File Now > What Will Happen In the Future?  

The Enemy Within…

What’s your biggest problem?  There’s always an antidote. Lama Marut talks about some of the cures for the main mental afflictions in this short 5 minute segment from teachings in Hawaii, June, 2011. Download the MP3 File Now > The Enemy Within

The Facts of Life

Suffering is a fact of life, and we should want an alternative. Another excerpt, 8 ½ minutes long, from the retreat in Hawaii, June, 2011. Download this MP3 file > The Facts of Life

Getting Your Motivation Straight

In this 7 minute excerpt from a retreat teaching in Hawaii (June, 2011), Lama Marut talks about the proper motivation for pursuing the spiritual life. Download the MP3 and enjoy! GettingYourMotivationStraight

Why and On What Should We Meditate?

Part 2 of Lama Marut’s talk at the annual Australian Meditation Conference, held in Melbourne in October of 2011. > Download Part 2, MP3

Book Tour Radio Interview in Sac

A short recent radion interview on Capital Public Radio in Sacramento on Beth Ruyak’s show “Insights.” A few technical difficulties interrupted this radio segment. For more information about Capital Public Radio you can visit them at Or listen on your radio: 90.9 FM KXJZ Sacramento; 90.5 FM KKTO Tahoe City/Reno; 91.3 FM KUOP Stockton/Modesto; 88.1 FM KQNC Quincy Lama Marut’s Sacramento Book Tour Events: June 1–3: Sacramento, CA June 2nd (Saturday) 12:00 pm–1:30 pm “Inciting Happiness: A Spiritual Renegade’s Revolutionary Manifesto” Avid Reader, 1600 Broadway, […]