What: Lama Marut signs and presents A Spiritual Renegade’s Guide to the Good Life (Atria Books/Beyond Words).
Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno, NV 89509
When: Tuesday, May 29, 3 – 4 p.m.
About the Book
Delivered with fearless candor and disarming humor, Lama Marut introduces a simple set of exercises that offers a revolutionary yet wholly practical approach to creating and sustaining happiness in a complex modern age.
Integrating the ancient teachings of Tibetan Buddhism into the everyday grind, A Spiritual Renegade’s Guide to the Good Life presents a fresh take on our quest for a joyful existence. Each chapter includes an action plan designed to elicit true happiness and forge a clear path toward fulfillment.
About the Author:
Venerable Sumati Marut, (a.k.a. Brian K. Smith) is the son and grandson of Baptist ministers, a motorcycle enthusiast, a former surfer, a Ph.D. of Comparative Religions and a fully ordained Buddhist monk. Lama Marut has been teaching religion for 25 years. As a Sanskrit scholar and Professor of Comparative Religions, he taught at Columbia University and the University of California, Riverside, where he is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies. For the past decade, he has been a popular teacher of Buddhist and yoga philosophy, spirituality and meditation.