Lama Surya Das And The Indie Spiritualist- An Interview.

February 5, 2012

Lama Surya Das, one of the foremost American Lamas in the Buddhist tradition, has been an integral part of Buddhism’s surge in popularity in recent years. From his first bestselling book, Awakening the Buddha Within (Broadway Books; 1997) to his newest release The Mind Is Mightier Than the Sword (Doubleday Religion; August, 2009), he has made Buddhism accessible and inspiring to serious practitioners and neophytes alike.

Surya Das has been featured in numerous publications and major media, including ABC, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, The Boston Globe, Boston Herald, New York Post, Long Island Newsday, Long Island Business Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, The Jewish Free Press, New Age Journal, Tricycle Magazine, Yoga Journal, The Oregonian, and has been the subject of a seven minute magazine story on CNN. One segment of the ABC-TV sitcom Dharma & Greg was based on his life (“Leonard’s Return”). Surya has appeared on Politically Correct with Bill Maher, and twice on The Colbert Report. ( http://www.surya.org)
The following interview was conducted on 11/18/10.

The Lama Surya Das Interview

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Bookworming W/Marci Shimoff

December 16, 2011
Books That Have Inspired Me by Marci Shimoff

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A Candy Store Of Consciousness With Justine Toms

December 13, 2011

Justine Willis Toms is Co-founder and Managing Producer of New Dimensions Media/World Broadcasting Network and New Dimensions Radio, a not-for-profit, educational organization whose primary work is the production and distribution of the “New Dimensions” radio series heard worldwide, and is a vortex for launching new trends, revealing timeless wisdom, and pushing the boundaries of form, language, and spirit. Founded in 1973, Justine, along with her husband Michael, have created a powerful and transformative archive with leading-edge thinkers, spiritual leaders, change agents, indigenous voices, artists, scientists, healers, ecologists, and social architects. This archive is now housed at Stanford University. For over three decades the Michael and Justine have been reporting on the history of the future.

She has hosted many radio series including “In Her Company: Deep Dialogues with Women of Wisdom,” and produced many award-winning radio series including “Deep Ecology for the 21st Century,” and “Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature.” She also serves as guest host of “New Dimensions” which is distributed worldwide. Besides her radio work she leads workshops on, “Living Life On Purpose.” She is co-author with Michael Toms of True Work: Doing What You Love and Loving What You Do and author of the upcoming book Small Pleasures: Finding Grace in a Chaotic World. She is a founding convener of the Millionth Circle Initiative and has been actively involved in circle work since 1980 including being a founding member of a mixed circle of men and women who have been meeting regularly since 1980. This circle has been witness to all the life cycles including birth and death and everything in-between. She also participates in other circles including several women’s circles.

The Justine Toms Interview

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Bookworming W/Nouk Sanchez

November 26, 2011

  Books That Have Inspired Me by Nouk Sanchez

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Bookworming W/Cindy Lora-Renard

November 22, 2011
Books That Have Inspired Me by Cindy Lora-Renard

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