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 Read More

Turning Things Upside-Down

It’s springtime . . . if you’re in Australia. Never mind the weird accent and strange expressions (“good on ya’s, mate!”), driving on the left side, or the mysteries of Australian-rules football. Among the hardest things about relocating to Oz has been that the seasons come in inverted order. October is buds, flowers and the Read More

Epic Fail

We’re briefly in Melbourne next week teaching on the topic of “Epic Fail: Disappointment as a Path to Happiness.” Anyone who has actually tried to improve themselves spiritually knows what failure looks and feels like. In fact, the only way not to fail is not try at all — or to make such feeble efforts Read More

Our New Website!

Welcome to the new and improved site!  I’m so grateful to those responsible for the face-lift:  Janeva Zentz, Dylan Arrants, and especially Blair O’Neil.  Please enjoy exploring around – there’s lots of cool things to discover here. We plan to keep this site quite active, with updates and new uploads of material on a regular Read More

Classics of Yoga Retreat

Lama Marut will provide a comprehensive overview of yoga philosophy. He will teach from the classic yoga text – Bhagavad Gita – and he will unveil an exciting new translation and commentary of the Yoga Upanishads. Cindy Lee will be sharing stories from our great Mahasiddha lineage and will teach with Lama Marut on the Read More