LYWA Translations in Finnish

The following publication has been translated into Finnish by the Biokustannus Translation Group. This book is available in print from Biokustannus and as a free PDF file

Joyful Parents, Successful Children (Onnellisen elämän perusta) by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how we can teach our children the good qualities and behavior that are essential for achieving every type of happiness, both short- and long-term. As Buddhist parents, we have a special and very important responsibility to ensure that our children not only receive a good worldly education but are also educated to be good-hearted human beings. This book is freely available for download as a PDF file and is also available in print from the Finnish publishing company Biokustannus.


Biokustannus Translation Group has also been translating articles by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe for the Finnish magazine Bodhi Melong for many years. A small selection is below. Back issues of the magazine can be ordered from Biokustannus

Different People, Different Methods (Eri ihmiset tarvitsevat eri menetelmiä) by Lama Yeshe.
Lama Yeshe gives an overview of the Buddha's teachings and methods in this teaching excerpted from a weekend seminar in Christchurch, New Zealand, in June 1975. Now freely available for download as a PDF file.

Is Attachment Completely Negative? (Kaikki halut eivät ole kielteisiä) by Lama Yeshe.
In this excerpt from a teaching during the twelfth Kopan meditation course in November 1979, Lama Yeshe discusses how to deal with attachment so we remain calm and clear when experiencing pleasure. Freely available for download as a PDF file.

Living Life Now for Others (Elä elämäsi nyt muiden hyväksi) by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Excerpted from a weekend teaching in the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Tse Chen Ling, San Francisco, in November 2003. Freely available for download as a PDF file.