Lama Marut

more photos (1)

120 books | 34 friends

Lisa Sc...
306 books | 61 friends

Ty Phil...
355 books | 161 friends

Leslie ...
0 books | 41 friends

Debbie ...
13 books | 20 friends

Yhe Way
1 book | 29 friends

Tammy B...
2 books | 57 friends

Scott C...
214 books | 14 friends

More friends…

Lama is following 4 people

Lama Marut

Goodreads Author




twitter username


member since
June 2014

About this author

Lama Marut (a.k.a. Brian K. Smith) is extensively trained in the spiritual traditions of India and Tibetan Buddhism. He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Religion and taught for over two decades in the academic world, first at Columbia University and later at the University of California, where he retired as Professor Emeritus in 2004. He lived as a Buddhist monk for eight years and has served for the past fifteen years as a spiritual teacher to students around the world. Lama Marut is currently the Spiritual Director of eight “Middle Way Centers” located in North America, Australia, and Singapore. When not traveling, he resides with his wife, Cindy Lee, in rural Australia.

In addition to several scholarly studies and translations based on Sanskr

Lama Marut hasn't written any blog posts yet.

Average rating: 4.04 · 121 ratings · 17 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
A Spiritual Renegade's Guid...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Be Nobody
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Lama's Recent Updates

Lama Marut is now friends with Debbie Pond
Lama Marut added a photo
Lama Marut is now following Charry Morris and Alexander
Lama Marut added Goodreads to his Facebook Timeline
Goodreads for Timeline
Add your books to Timeline!
learn more
More of Lama's books…
“Worrying about tomorrow doesn’t change tomorrow. But it does change today—and not for the better.”
Lama Marut, A Spiritual Renegade's Guide to the Good Life

No comments have been added yet.