Program Details

Walk Like a Buddha


with Lodro Rinzler
October 24 / 6:30 PM - October 24 / 8:00 PM


How can I be the person I want to be when I’m stuck in a job I hate? Is it possible to sleep with more than one person at once and still be spiritual? Can I practice Buddhism and still wear really cool hats? Join 30-year-old Shambhala Buddhist practitioner Lodro Rinzler for a frank discussion on Buddhism and how meditation can inform all the nitty-gritty aspects of our daily life. His second book, Walk Like a Buddha, is based on his popular Huffington Post column, What Would Sid Do, and offers advice on a range of uniquely modern dilemmas we face when going out with friends on a Friday night, when your love life isn’t what you’d hope it’d be, your jerk of a boss is giving you a hard time, and you really want to create lasting societal change in the world.

Lodro Rinzler is a teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage and the author of the books The Buddha Walks into a Bar (January 2012) and Walk Like a Buddha (October 2013). Over the last decade he has taught numerous workshops at meditation centers and college campuses throughout North America. Lodro’s column, What Would Sid Do, appears regularly on the Huffington Post and his writing has appeared in Tricycle, the Shambhala Sun, Bloomberg Businessweek, Real Simple, and The Good Men Project. He is the founder of the Institute for Compassionate Leadership and lives in Brooklyn with his dog, Tillie, and his cat, Justin Bieber.


Reviews of Rinzler's books:


"Light-hearted, contemporary, and at times hilarious, Rinzler’s book is addictively easy to read." -- Nexus

"Enjoyable, engaging, and inspiring. I loved the book and think it’s a great introductory read for a younger person who would like to know more about Buddhism, or just life in general." -- Wildmind.org

"Rinzler’s voice is approachable and funny and absolutely credible to all of the young professionals who seem to have it all but who are beginning to wonder if they are missing something really, really big." -- www.beliefnet.com


Suggested donation: $10.


Prerequisites: None, all are welcome.


Location: Seattle Shambhala Center, 3107 E Harrison St, Seattle.


Questions? Contact Greg Wolk, gregwolk@gmail.com.

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