LYWA Translations into Vietnamese

Holy objects at Lama Zopa Rinpoche's house in Aptos, California.

New Vietnamese translations of teachings by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche are now available as PDF files. Translated by Lozang Ngodrub and edited by Võ Thư Ngân.

Commentary on "A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment"
Luận Giải "Đèn Soi Nẻo Giác

This commentary on A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment was given by Khunu Lama Rinpoche as a teaching to the monks and nuns of the International Mahayana Institute at Boudhanath, Nepal, 2 February 1975. It can also be found in the LYWA publication Teachings From Tibet.

The Foundation of All Good Qualities
Nền Tảng Mọi Phẩm Hạnh Tốt Đẹp

The Foundation of All Good Qualities is a concise prayer by Lama Tsongkhapa that teaches the entire graduated path to enlightenment.

Khunu Lama Rinpoche's Story
Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this teaching about the life of Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen, at Kopan Course No. 43, held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in Nov-Dec, 2010.

Three Principal Aspects of the Path
A short lamrim text by Lama Tsongkhapa on the three principal paths: renunciation, bodhicitta, and the correct view of emptiness.

Five Powers to Be Practiced at the Time of Death
Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave the following advice on the five powers to be practiced at the time of death.

The Simple Art of Meditation
This talk was given by Lama Yeshe in Bloomington, Indiana, 1975. Translated by Võ Thư Ngân.

These Vietnamese translations of teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche are available as PDF files. Translated and edited by Lozang Ngodrub and Võ Thư Ngân.

Practicing Lam-rim as a Householder
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explained how to generate the realizations of the stages of the path to enlightenment at the Twelfth Kopan Course held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in 1979. This teaching is an excerpt from Lecture 9 of the course.

Restaurants and Shopping
This was advice given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on developing the right motivation for going to restaurants and to do shopping.


The following LYWA and FPMT publications have been translated into Vietnamese by Hong Nhu and are available as PDF files. You can access more of Hong Nhu's Vietnamese Dharma translations here.

Advice for Daily Practices
Advice given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on establishing a daily practice.

On Medicine Buddha
This teaching was given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during a Medicine Buddha puja at the Land of Medicine Buddha, California, on July 28, 2001.

Benefits of Reciting the Arya Sanghata Sutra
A letter dictated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land, Washington State, USA, on April 12, 2006. Scribed and edited by Kendall Magnussen.

Benefit of Reciting the Vajrasattva Mantra
A short excerpt from extensive teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the Heart Sutra at Tara Institute in Melbourne, Australia, on March 2000.

Benefits of Reciting the Golden Light Sutra
A brief explanation of the benefits of the Golden Light Sutra by Lama Zopa Rinpoche as found on the FPMT website.

The Preliminary Practice of Tong-len
This advice on the practice of tong-len was dictated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to Kendall Magnussen in 2006.

A Short Tong-len Practice
This is a short tong-len practice compiled by Ven. Sarah Thresher on the basis of instructions from Lama Zopa Rinpoche.


The following LYWA publications have also been translated into Vietnamese and are available as pdf files:

Daily Purification: A Short Vajrasattva Practice
This short daily practice was composed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and kindly translated into Vietnamese by Lozang Ngodrub and edited by Chân Thông Tri  and Võ Thư Ngân.

Be Your Own Therapist, by Lama Thubten Yeshe.
A talk by Lama Yeshe given in Melbourne, Australia, in April 1975. Please note: this translation has not been checked for accuracy.

On Marriage, by Lama Thubten Yeshe.
Lama Yeshe answers questions about marriage and relationships. Collated from talks in various locations from 1975 to 1981. Please note: this translation has not been checked for accuracy.

How to Generate Bodhicitta, by Ribur Rinpoche.
Venerable Lama Ribur Rinpoche taught extensively on bodhicitta, the awakening mind, and lo-jong, (thought transformation), at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, in 1997.

Quick Return Prayer for Ribur Rinpoche, composed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The Melodious Song Of The Gods' Great Drum - A Sorrowful Request For The Quick Return Of The Incredibly Kind Father Lama.

Preliminary Practices. A compilation of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's advice on preliminaries and daily practices. This advice was translated into Vietnamese and combined with other advices from Rinpoche on daily practices by Anh Ho. It is available as a PDF file, and online at http://nalanda.batnha.org/.