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How to Find Happiness

Practical Ways to Pursue Joy

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Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Lama Surya Das, Cyndi Lee, Nick Flynn... See More

Pursuing happiness is a great American pastime. But despite our efforts, happiness often seems elusive. In this Omega Unscripted conversation, four teachers share their unique take on happiness.

Hear from American Buddhist Lama Surya Das, songwriter Jimmie Dale Gilmore, OM Yoga Center founder Cyndi Lee, and author Nick Flynn, and learn about some daily practices to cultivate happiness.

Enjoy this FREE Omega Teacher Talk today.


Jimmie Dale Gilmore creates alluring, elusive, and deeply resonant music that blends a lifelong interest in esoteric philosophy, literature, psychology, and spirituality with elements of country, folk, pop, blues, and rock music. Two of his CDs, Spinning Around the Sun and Braver Newer World, received Grammy nominations in the category of Contemporary Folk Music.

Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him “the American Lama.” He has spent nearly 40 years studying Zen, Vipassana, and Tibetan Buddhism and he is author of the best-selling Awakening trilogy: Awakening the Buddha Within, Awakening to the Sacred, and Awakening the Buddhist Heart, as well as Buddha Standard Time and nine other books.

Cyndi Lee

Cyndi Lee, founder of OM yoga, is a regular contributor to Yoga Journal and Shambhala Sun. She is author of Yoga Body, Buddha Mind; OM Yoga; OM Yoga in a Box; and the memoir May I Be Happy.

Nick Flynn

Nick Flynn is author of three memoirs, The Reenactments, The Ticking Is the Bomb, and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, also published as Being Flynn, the title of the feature film based on the book. Flynn is also author of three books of poetry, The Captain Asks For a Show of Hands, Some Ether, and Blind Huber.