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Surfing the Himalayas

by Frederick Lenz

Charged with energy, humor, and insight, this is the engaging story of a young American snowboarder who travels to the Himalayas seeking the ultimate high—but surfs into an experience more transcendent than he could have ever imagined.

In an accident of karmic destiny, the young man plows into a Buddhist monk named Master Fwap who takes him on as a spiritual apprentice.

Using snowboarding as a path to enlightenment, the charming and learned Master Fwap shows how, by freeing the mind and challenging the soul, one can master any mountain—and master oneself.

"Nothing can die, and nothing can be reborn. Things only change their outer appearance. When you see within things and people, you discover that their essence is changeless, perfect light. We are all nirvana: that which is our essential form is the essential formlessness of perfect existence." 

Surfing the Himalayas

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Snowboarding to Nirvana

by Frederick Lenz

A mysterious voice heard while flying down a mountain on a snowboard. A crazed and enlightened monk known as the Oracle of Nepal. The timeless wisdom of the aged Master Fwap. A striking and spiritual Danish woman named Nadia...

A profound adventure takes a young American snowboarder from the high mountain passes of the Himalayas to an intimate encounter in Kathmandu, a dark night of the soul in Los Angeles, and then back to the Annapurna range for the ultimate peak experience: snowboarding directly into nirvana itself.

Snowboarding to Nirvana takes you on a wild ride on the razor’s edge of the deepest teachings and mysteries of Tantric Buddhism and serves as a guide for reaching your own enlightenment.

Snowboarding to Nirvana

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