The Enlightenment Cycle talk set, recorded by Rama - Dr. Frederick P. Lenz in 1992, is essential coursework for students of American Buddhism. These 12 talks are a summation of Rama's teachings.
These two visual and musical explorations were produced by Rama, Dr. Frederick Lenz specifically to aid in relaxation and produce a deep meditative experience.
When Rama - Dr. Frederick P. Lenz recorded these talks, he was developing an approach to self realization that, while emphasizing meditation and enlightenment, drew from a variety of traditions including Vedanta, Tibetan Buddhism and American mystic teachings.
We are honored to share with you recent Live Concert Performance from Bodhi (Joaquin Lievano) of Zazen:
This album is ideal for morning meditation. The Enlightenment album is based on the five elements --water, wind, thunder, fire, and earth--that were believed in ancient times to form the underpinning of all things.
Discover (and share) this wonderful, beautifully edited new film on "Overcoming Stress and Fear featuring Rama, Dr. Frederick Lenz."
Samadhi is one of three meditation music albums designed by Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz. Samadhi can be used for morning or evening meditation. This album contains fourteen tracks composed by Zazen, produced by Rama.
"Signs of a Rebel Buddha" examines the teachings of unconventional spiritual masters and uses the teachings and life of Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz - as an example. It weaves in images of Rama and Zazen music throughout.
In 1986, as Rama - Dr. Frederick P. Lenz prepared for a major public lecture series, he sought to present a path to enlightenment that would be most understandable to the largest group of people.
"What I term Tantric Zen, I could also refer to as old Zen, the original face of Zen, or new Zen, contemporary Zen practice -- no mind, the mirror of existence. Zen is meditation, the actual experience of life -- directly, immediately, with no buffers." -- Rama
In these diverse talks, Rama draws from classical Tibetan Buddhism and numerous aspects of American culture to create a current version of Tantric Buddhism that is as solidly grounded in ancient practice as it is fully engaged in modern life.
This is a book of 27 transcripts recorded by Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz from 1989 to 1990.