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  • E-letter No. 135: August 2014
    Dr. Nicholas Ribush

    Read our latest e-news, which features a teaching by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on universal responsibility, as well as news about the work of the Archive and links to great resources on the web.


  • A Perfect Object of Refuge
    Lama Thubten Yeshe

    "Lord Buddha, with his knowledge and universal compassion, shows us the light of Dharma clean clear. This is actually medicine, and through it we can realize the light of wisdom within ourselves."


  • Taking Care of Your Child With Compassion
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    Please think, “How fortunate I am. I am the most fortunate one, because I can be of most benefit for someone, particularly this child, who is one of the sentient beings from the numberless.” 


  • A Commentary on Praises to the Twenty-one Taras
    Khen Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup

    Teachings on the inconceivable qualities of Tara’s holy body, speech and mind, and how her different aspects can help us overcome difficulties in our daily lives and Dharma practice.


  • The Meaning and Purpose of Life
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    A teaching on universal responsibility, given prior to a White Tara initiation


  • Pilgrimage to Bodhgaya, Rajgir and Nalanda
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    Advice on practices to do at the holy sites in India.


  • Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche's Advice for Circumambulation
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    "Even if you only circumambulate one or two times using this method, you become enriched with so many skies of merit and receive very deep purification. This is an extremely important practice for quick enlightenment."


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