In The Buddha's Realm
A Physician's Experiences with Chogyam Trungpa, A Modern Day Buddha
About the Book
In this book, a physician suffering from Major Depression turns to spirituality in an attempt to save his life.
Through luck or karma, his quest brings him to one of the world’s greatest spiritual teachers, a living Buddha, Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche.
As he seeks to attain enlightenment in order to end his psychological pain, his experiences in the worlds of Western medicine and Buddhism are described.
The central theme involves the magic and risk inherent in the sacred bond that exists between a guru and his student. This theme is developed through the many graphic experiences the author has with his teacher.
About the Author
Fred H. Meyer, MD is a practicing Internist and Rheumatologist in Fort Collins, Colorado. For 30 years he has studied and practiced meditation in both the Zen and Tibetan Buddhist traditions. He is married, and has a 15-year-old son. During his free time, he trains and competes horses in the sport of Eventing.