Host Marlena Willis interviews Ravi Chandra, M.D., psychiatrist, Buddhist and author of the book Facebuddha, Transcendence in the Age of Social Networks, which is the winner of the 2017 Nautilus Silver Award for Religion/Spirituality of Eastern Thought. Ravi Chandra values conversation, relationship and their ultimate goals: love and the feeling of society. He thinks social media puts us in danger. He also thinks mindfulness can help us in navigating social media.
Ravi Chandra, M.D., is a psychiatrist and writer in San Francisco. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Facebuddha is his nonfiction debut. He blogs regularly for Psychology Today (The Pacific Heart) and for the Center for Asian American Media (Memoirs of a Superfan). His ebook on Asian American Anger is available for free download. He was published in the award-winning anthology of South Asian American poetry, Indivisible, and his first book of poetry, a fox peeks out, won Honorable Mention at the San Francisco Book Festival.