LYWA Translations into Spanish

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe at dawn on Saka Dawa, Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo by Nick Ribush.

The following teachings by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche have now been translated into Spanish by Felipe Ángel, Centro Yamantaka, FPMT Colombia.

Integrating What You've Heard. Lama Yeshe gave this teaching at a Sunday afternoon lecture at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in 1972. This is the earliest recorded Lama Yeshe teaching by at least two years.
Loving Oneself. Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that practicing bodhicitta is the best way to love oneself, in this teaching at Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London, 1996.
The First Clear Step. An introductory talk about Buddhism and the mind, given by Lama Yeshe to students at the seventh Kopan meditation course, 1974.
The Real Hero. Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that the real hero is the person who can fight anger, in this excerpt from the fourteenth Kopan meditation course, 1981.
Is Attachment Completely Negative? An excerpt from a teaching by Lama Yeshe on how to have a realistic attitude toward attachment.
The Aim of a Spiritual Practice. A teaching by Lama Zopa Rinpoche about the purpose of meditation and the spiritual path, given at the 25th Kopan meditation course, 1992.
Cherish Others and Be Happy. Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the good heart in this teaching from the nineteenth Kopan meditation course, 1986.
That's the Lam-rim! The second part of a teaching by Lama Yeshe at the tenth Kopan meditation course, 1977. The first part of this teaching is Emotional Ambition.
Emotional Ambition. Lama Yeshe discusses what makes us happy in this excerpt from the tenth Kopan meditation course, 1977.
What is Dharma Practice? Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the meaning of Dharma and how to practice at the ninth Kopan Course, 1976.
The Simple Art of Meditation. A short talk by Lama Yeshe on the purpose of meditation.

The Eight Places of Buddhist Pilgrimage by Jeremy Russell has been translated into Spanish by FPMT affiliate, Ediciones Mahayana1, and is now available for download as a PDF file. This book describes the eight sites in northern India of special significance in the Buddha's life, and provides information and inspiration to pilgrims.

Ediciones Dharma2 has translated the following three LYWA books into Spanish. Note that these titles are only available as pdf files that can be downloaded from their free books page:

  • Becoming Your Own Therapist (Lama Yeshe)
  • Make Your Mind an Ocean (Lama Yeshe)
  • Virtue & Reality (Lama Zopa Rinpoche)

Ediciones Dharma has also published:

The following DVD has been translated into Spanish by Ediciones Dharma:


1 Ediciones Mahayana is a non-profit organization whose aim is to provide Spanish speakers with texts to study, meditate, and practice Buddhism. This publishing house specializes in the translation and publication of Buddhist meditation and practice books, including materials of the FPMT study programs. For more information, visit  [Return to text]

2 Ediciones Dharma is non-profit publisher founded in 1982 and located in Alicante, Spain. Ediciones Dharma specializes in Tibetan Buddhism, and has a backlist of more than 60 titles, including translations of books by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche published by Wisdom Publications. For more information, visit or email  [Return to text]