May 16, 2017 – Faith & Religion: The Illuminating Venerable Dr. Barry Kerzin
Season 10, Episode 20
A Rabbi, an Imam, a minister, and a Buddhist monk walk into a radio station… This week on Friends Talking Faith with The Three Wise Guys we’ll discuss faith, the stresses of our current age, and addressing global injustices. The Venerable Dr. Barry Kerzin is both a Buddhist monk and a medical doctor. He has lived in Dharamsala since 1988 and serves as a personal physician to the 14th Dalai Lama. He provides medical treatment for folks in his local community, free of charge. His instruction blends his medical training and Buddhist teachings – emphasizing the spiritual and health benefits of meditation and compassion. Among his many fields of study is the effects of meditation on the brain. We’ll talk with our good friend The Venerable Barry Kerzin (pictured here with the Dalai Lama) about the many stresses of living in the world today and what to do about them. Our conversation with Buddhist monk and physician — The Venerable Barry Kerzin — listen now to this episode of Friends Talking Faith.