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Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz (1950 - 1998) was a miracle maker, visionary feminist, software entrepreneur, music producer, author and enlightened American Buddhist teacher.  Based on interviews with over 100 people, this biography covers Rama's life and early teaching years from 1950 to 1989.

Real instruction takes place through transmission, not just words.  Rama transmitted states of joy and stillness to his students and lecture hall audience members.  These empowerments are present and available for you today.   


This Biography of Rama, Dr Frederick Lenz shares his journey as a teacher of American Buddhism, meditation, and mindfulness and provides happy insights into spirituality and enlightenment



PAPERBACK --  Embark on an original, fulfilling spiritual adventure, filled with magic, transformation and wise, helpful teachings for active people in the Western world. Experience stillness, laughter, wisdom and growth as you read about the formative, early teaching years of the enlightened American teacher, Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz. Note the aha! moments as you turn the pages of this fast-paced book.

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eBook - american buddhist rebel

EBOOK -- available NOW on Kindle! This acclaimed biography of the early teaching years of Rama ‐ Dr. Frederick Lenz (1950 ‐ 1998) is the moving story of the the founding of an original, heart-filled movement of American Buddhism. Readers take part in a free-spirited adventure as they witness a wild, sports-jock teenager transform into an iconoclastic, innovative spiritual teacher. For Frederick Lenz, boundary breaking was the norm as witnessed and reported by the 100+ students and colleagues interviewed by author Liz Lewinson. Meditation, the empowerment of women, and Buddhist wisdom form the core of Dr. Lenz's teachings, which he shared and honed with boundless enthusiasm.