In this engaging article in the Huffington Post, Lama Surya Das discusses the late Steve Jobs in Buddhist perspective. Surya Das suggests Steve Jobs as an incarnation of Vincent Van Gogh, describes his personal interactions with Jobs, and how he exemplified the virtuous aspect of the Noble Eight-fold Path taught by Buddha: Step Five, Right Livelihood and True Vocation.
How Do I Not Lose My Marbles Stuck in the Car With My Father-in-Law?
Lama Surya Das is quoted by Style writer Jeff Gordinier of the New York Times in an 11/15/11 article about holiday family challenges titled ‘How Do I Not Lose My Marbles Stuck in the Car With My Father-in-Law?’. Surya Das gives tips on applying Buddhist wisdom to lessen the stress in holiday family gatherings. Read the NYTimes article here.