Lama Surya Das

American Lama

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 Buddha Standard Time: Awakening to the Infinite Possibilities of Now" (HarperOne, 2011) he has made Buddhism accessible and inspiring to serious practitioners and neophytes alike.