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Awakening to the Infinite Possibilities of Now
Publication Date: May 2011
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Lama Surya Das, bestselling author of Awakening the Buddha Within, shares one of the great insights of Buddhism-that a dimension of timelessness intersects each moment, and by accessing that timeless dimension, we can find new focus, creativity, and wisdom.
Lama Surya Das, one of the foremost American Buddhist teachers and scholars, is the founder and spiritual director of the Dzogchen foundation in Massachusetts and California. He is the author of several books, including the national bestseller Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom in the Modern World and Buddha Is as Buddha Does. A veteran of stage and screen, Peter Berkrot's career spans four decades. Highlights include feature roles in Caddyshack and Showtime's Brotherhood, and appearances on America's Most Wanted and Unsolved Mysteries. His voice can be heard on television, radio, video games, documentaries and industrials. He is a prominent acting coach and a regular contributor to the award-winning news program Frontline produced by WGBH in Boston. Peter served as director of narration for the Emmy-nominated The Truth About Cancer. Peter has recorded a number of audiobooks, including three by Peter Hessler: Country Driving, Oracle Bones, and River Town. Other favorite titles include The Woods by Harlan Coben, English, August by Upamanyu Chatterjee, The Fifth Vial by Michael Palmer, American Brutus by Michael W. Kauffmann, Better by Atul Gawande, and Some Sort of Epic Grandeur by Matthew J. Bruccoli.
"A wealth of inspiration and practical tips for enjoying the Kingdom of God, the Pure Land of the Buddha, 'now.'" ---Thich Nhat Hanh author of The Art of Power