1986 Tantric Zen Seminar Brochure
is a state of mind. All that you see, feel and experience is
a reflection of the state of mind that you are currently in.
you are happy it is because you have wandered into a happy state
of mind. When you are unhappy it is because you have traveled
into a depressed state of mind. When you are Enlightened it
is because you have gained access to an Enlightened state of
mind. All that exists is mind and it is your state of mind that
determines everything that happens to you throughout the course
of your life.
people stumble in and out of different states of mind without
knowing how or why they enter or leave them. Happiness and unhappiness,
success and failure, ignorance and self knowledge are matters
Zen, as taught by Zen Master Rama, is the study of the Ten Thousand
states of mind. It is a practice in which you can learn to recognize
and enter into happier and more expansive states of mind at
Master Rama stresses Enlightenment. He speaks of the awakened
mind, the diamond mind of the Buddhas. He teaches how to develop
your mind and explore its potentials. Using Tantric Zen dialogues,
meditation, humor and the radiance of Enlightenment he points
the way to the infinite possibilities of our own minds.
is wakefulness. Awakening to a deeper and more meaningful understanding
of your life, nature, and all that lies both within and beyond
your mind. The practice of Zen creates a heightened awareness
of the beauty within all things, a sense of happiness, freedom
and a self mastery which allows you to gain control of your
time, life career and relationships.
Zen Masters have gained a reputation for eccentricity both in
their teaching methods and their own personal lives, it is interesting
to note that the Zen methodless methods have produced more Enlightened
teachers than any other path of self realization.
Master Rama teaches Tantric Zen. Tantric Zen does not involve
rules, complex schedules and harsh meditation practices. It
is the natural and gentle study of mind and meditation in all
of its forms and manifestations.
Master Rama teaches seminars in Tantric Zen to persons who want
to master and enjoy their minds. His Zen dialogues with the
audience, which are often punctuated with his own special humor,
are graceful encounters with the knowledge of Enlightenment.
He may speak about computers, shopping malls, advanced or introductory
meditation methods, sexual relationships or Nirvana. His methodless
method of juxtapositioning incongruous concepts, ideas and views
of life, coupled with the energy of his Enlightenment, provides
a unique opportunity for you to learn about and experience Enlightened
states of mind quickly and powerfully.
encounter with Zen Master Rama and his ever changing world of
"inside out and upside down reality" will broaden
and expand your mental horizons. You will learn much, unlearn
more and have a rare opportunity to listen to, meditate with
and meet one of the great teachers of our time.
- Dr. Frederick Lenz