Lodro Rinzler

A life-long meditator and best-selling author bringing the practice off the cushion into daily life.

Lodro was raised in Buddhist household, began meditating at the age of 6, and has been teaching meditation since he was 18 years-old. Lodro is the cofounder of MNDFL Meditation and is the award-winning author of six books including The Buddha Walks into a Bar and Love Hurts. Two of his books, Walk Like a Buddha and The Buddha Walks into the Office have won Independent Publisher Book Awards.


He has taught meditation for eighteen years in the Buddhist tradition and travels frequently for his books, having spoken across the world at conferences, universities, and businesses as diverse as Google, Harvard University and the Obama White House. Named one of 50 Innovators Shaping the Future of Wellness by SONIMA, Rinzler’s work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, FOX, CBS, and NBC.

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“Understanding is the other name of love. If you don’t understand, you can’t love.” - Thich Nhat Hanh
Daily Must Have

Daily must-have

Starting my mornings with my wife, puppy, coffee, a run, and meditation

Inspired by

Inspired by

Barack Obama and His Holiness the Karmapa

Meditation Spot

Favorite meditation spot

On the beach, overlooking the ocean

Favorite Travel Spot

Favorite travel spot

New Orleans

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