Recommended Reading

Surfing the Himalayas Frederick Lenz

Surfing the Himalayas by Rama -Dr. Frederick Lenz. The engaging story of a young American snowboarder who travels to the Himalayas seeking the ultimate high - but surfs into an experience more transcendent than he could have ever imagined. In an accident of karmic destiny, the young man plows into Master Fwap, a Buddhist monk who takes him on as a spiritual apprentice. Using snowboarding as a path to enlightenment, the wise Master shows how one can master any mountain - and oneself.

Surfing the Hamalayas

en espanol

Snowboarding to Nirvana Frederick Lenz

Snowboarding to Nirvana by Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz. Continues the epic adventures of a young snowboarder and an enlightened Himalayan teacher, Master Fwap. The book presents numerous techniques for focusing and meditation.

American Buddhist Rebel

American Buddhist Rebel: The Story of Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz byLiz Lewinson. I love how this book intertwines biography, teachings, great stories and testimonials about Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz's life. Winner of the 2016 Eric Hoffer Award, this acclaimed biography of the brilliant, controversial Buddhist teacher Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz (1950 - 1998) tells the story of a free-spirited, sports jock teenager who transforms into an iconoclastic, innovative leader.

Women, Meditation and Power Lewinson

Women, Meditation and Power by Liz Lewinson discusses the innate spiritual power of women and how many women have not yet realized this amazing state. Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz talked about this topic and many of his teachings are quoted. If you are a woman who is seeking to regain your identity, power and self-confidence, I would highly recommend reading this book. Also highly recommended for the guys!

Insights Frederick Lenz

Insights - Tantric Buddhist Reflections on Life by Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz. A collection of lyric Buddhist poetry by Rama - Dr. Frederick P. Lenz. It contains verse ranging from contemplative to rhapsodic, from "Normality" to "The Inner Buddha."



The Song of God: Bhagavad-Gita. Translated by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood

The Way of Life by Lao Tzu

The Way of Life According to Lao Tzu. Translated by Witter Bynner.


Dhammapada, The Sayings of the Buddha. Translated by Thomas Byron.

Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda.

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

Zen Mind, Beginners Mind by Shunryu Suzuki

Zen Flesh Zen Bones

Zen Flesh, Zen Bones. Compiled by Paul Reps and Nyogen Senzaki

Tales of Power, Carlos Castaneda

Tales of Power by Carlos Castaneda.

Journey to Ixtlan, Carlos Castaneda

Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda

Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna - Abridged Edition