Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Rama ?

Rama, Dr. Frederick Lenz was an enlightened Buddhist teacher. He lived in America from February 9, 1950 to April 12, 1998.

To read a biography about Rama, please click here.

What are all the materials on this website ?

The products on this website include Talks, Music and Books that are designed to be uplifting for the spirit.

How have all these teachings become available ?

To allow Rama's materials to be enjoyed by and of benefit to all, the Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism is graciously allowing all of Rama's teachings to be available on the website. The downloads of Rama's materials on this site are being provided by links to Books, CDs and DVDs of these products are also available for purchase at

Where's a good place to begin ?

The Enlightenment Cycle - Meditation talk, along with the Zazen Enlightenment and Canyons of Light albums are a good starting point for learning to meditate.

Rama smiling with his arms crossed wearing a designer suit
Seeing is the ability to tell what really is.

The works of Rama – Dr. Frederick Lenz are reprinted or included here with permission from

The Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism.