How do Buddhist teachings become a lifestyle? – Mitra Tyler Dewar

What are the signs and the process by which the teachings of Buddhism become a part of our lifestyle? How does “helping others” manifest in this process?

In this candid interview, Mitra Tyler Dewar shares his thoughts about how we can engage our Buddhist practice in daily life, in ways that make a real and lasting positive shift in our lives and in the lives of those around us.

Appointed by his teacher, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, to serve as a senior teacher and meditation instructor for Nalandabodhi, Mitra Tyler teaches regularly around the world. 

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