LYWA Staff presenting Abiding in the Retreat to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, North Carolina, 2017. Photo: Ven. Sherab.

Welcome to the August issue of the LYWA E-letter!

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A prayer for peace in Tibet and compassion in the world.

Tags: dalai lama, Tibet
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Our latest book is now available, in print and as an ebook.

Abiding in the Retreat •
Editor's Preface •
Chapter 1: The Benefits of Nyung Nä Practice •
Chapter 6: The Benefits of Reciting OM MANI PADME HUM •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland

This multimedia series presents chapters from the LYWA book Life, Death and After Death in a format that includes written teachings enhanced by audio, video and images. 

Life, Death and After Death Multimedia: About the Series •
The Nature of the Mind •
LYWA Multimedia: The Death Process •
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Eight Verses of Thought Transformation  

Tags: eight verses

We have a new French translation to share with you, Bodhisattva Attitude, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Topics: Translations > French
Tags: translation
Lama Zopa Rinpoche painting Tara at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976. Photo: Peter Iseli.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India

This puja for the success of all FPMT centers and activities was compiled by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in July 1982, and includes an explanation of the meaning of the prayer and advice on the visualization.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Light of the Path retreat, North Carolina, USA, 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Gyalwa Gyatso Center, San Jose, California

In this unedited excerpt, Rinpoche encourages us to take advantage of this precious and rare opportunity to study the profound meaning of emptiness. 

Tenzin Ösel Hita
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Copenhagen, Denmark

Ösel discusses how to break negative habits and recognize our inner qualities. 

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London, 2014. Photo: Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kadampa Center, Raleigh, USA

In this teaching, Rinpoche offers advice on the practice of the good heart and the role of parents in guiding their children. Rinpoche also discusses emptiness and gives a commentary on the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation.

How to Live Life With the Good Heart •
Where Is the Real I? •
Eight Verses of Thought Transformation •
Lama Yeshe with (l to r) Steve Carlier, Nick Ribush and Francesco Prevosti, at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy, 1983. Photo: Merry Colony.
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Where is the Real I?

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

LYWA books and DVDs translated into Spanish. New translations include Loving Oneself and The Real Hero by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and Integrating What You've Heard by Lama Yeshe.

Topics: Translations > Spanish
Tags: translation
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Happiness Comes From the Mind

By Lama Thubten Yeshe

Lama Yeshe: What is Dharma?

Lama Yeshe teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Chenrezig Institute, Australia

Lama Yeshe discusses the real meaning of Dharma and the nature of the mind.

Topics: Introductory