Robert Sachs

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Ambulance Down In The Valley

February 16, 2011

Tags: Monsanto, President Obama, GMOs, Healthcare, Democratic Party

So, I get a call from the Democratic Party Congressional fund raising people. They tell me of all the ways that the Republicans are going to gut whatever healthcare plan President Obama had pushed through when the Democrats were in control. And, they tell me that they need to raise funds to especially ensure (more…)

Juggernaut of the mind

June 1, 2010

Tags: BP, President Obama, Buddha at War, Gulf of Mexico

No matter how hard the world and the media mogul pull us in one direction or another, I cannot take my eyes away from the slow bleed of oil killing the Gulf of Mexico.

When I was younger and would visit my parents in Sarasota, i thought of the Gulf as the warmest, most (more…)

Overwhelm: Lions and Tigers and Bears...

May 4, 2010

Tags: Tornadoes, Earthquakes, Iraq, Afghanistan, President Obama, Becoming Buddha

If we were in Oz, the chant, "Lions and Tigers and Bear, Oh my!" would seem the most apt of exclamations in the face of the continuous stream of ecological, economic, and geo-political calamities we see stacking up in news outlets, blogs, YouTube, on an on. I even feel that repeating them hear would (more…)

In Praise of Dennis Kucinich

March 18, 2010

Tags: Dennis Kucinich, President Obama, Ralph Nader, Robert Sachs

Listening to Democracy Now today, I heard Congressman Dennis Kucinich explain why he would vote for President Obama's health bill. Bottom line is that he knows - as does Ralph Nader - and even some ordinary folks that this bill is just a token. It is a political line in the sand - a (more…)

From the words of OZ

March 12, 2010

Tags: Dr. Oz, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Sachs, Heath Care, President Obama

I am trying to be optimistic. I am trying to believe that all of this effort on the part of President Obama to get a health care bill passed is going to be some kind of victory. I want to believe that it will open the door just enough to make other REAL reforms (more…)

February 2, 2009

Tags: Robert Sachs, Economy, President Obama, The Wisdom of The Buddhist Masters

Editorial: Making A Moral Correction…

On a recent edition of Sunday’s “Meet the Pres” on NBC, I watched Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Kerry duke it out on the fine points and emphasis of the Obama administration’s economic stimulus package; an attempt to resurrect our failing economy before the bread lines (more…)

Selected Works

Medicine Buddha, Sangye Menla, Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda
Helping to heal the Three Poisons that are the root of all our illnesses and suffering...
Autobiography, Philosophy, Self Help
A moving story that inspired Robert to put in print many insights and practices to help each of us to die more consciously and at peace.
Self-help, spirituality, Buddhism, death, dying, and bereavement
Shows how we can embrace dying and death with greater clarity, wisdom, power, and joy.
Astrology, Personal Growth
A system of astrology used over the centiries in Tibet, Japan, and China - easy to calculate, but profound in its possible applications for all facets of life.
Relationships/Self Help
“A must for anyone seeking to practice the profound path of intimate relationships.”
--Tsultrim Allione, author
Self-help, spirituality, Buddhism, relationships, marriage
Addressing the challenges to and rewards of developing deep love and cultivating lasting relationships
Current Affairs
Practical and transcendental wisdom that every concerned citizen and social and political activist needs to hear.