Teachings

Lama Yeshe visiting a daffodil farm near Melbourne, Australia, 1976.
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

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

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. 

Chapters:
Life, Death and After Death Multimedia: About the Series •
LYWA Multimedia: Finding Peace in Everyday Life •
The Nature of the Mind •
The Death Process •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Inner Winning is the Real Winning

Lama Zopa Rinpoche visiting Chenrezig Institute with Osel, 1991. Photo by Thubten Yeshe.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia

A talk on how to transform problems into happiness by defeating the self-cherishing thought and cherishing others. Rinpoche also advises how Dharma practice in everyday life can help us at the time of death. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Light of the Path Retreat, North Carolina, USA, May 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England

A public talk on how to bring peace and happiness to oneself and others.

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal

A teaching on impermanence at the Seventh Kopan Meditation Course, November, 1974

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo by Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Palmwoods, Queensland, Australia

A talk to workers at the hospice about the benefits of serving others with a sincere heart

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Teachings by Lama Yeshe on impermance and death, adapted by T. Y. Alexander

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Lincoln, MA

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches via live stream to students in Singapore and around the world.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England, 1990

A teaching on the mind, the death process and the ultimate nature of the I

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo by Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

Life finishes quickly, like autumn clouds or lightning in the sky

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in London, 1982 and Geneva, 1983.

Teachings by Lama Yeshe on death, intermediate state and rebirth, and an introductory talk by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on cultivating a peaceful mind.

Chapters:
Life, Death and After Death •
Life, Death and After Death: Editor's Preface •
1. Finding Peace in Everyday Life: Lama Zopa Rinpoche •
2. Why We Should Understand the Death Process •
3. The Nature of the Mind •
4. The Death Process •
5. Understanding and Dealing with Death •
6. Transference of Consciousness •
Glossary, References and Suggested Further Reading (LDAD) •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1981

Death is definite and this precious human body is more valuable than a mountain of diamonds.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Solu Khumbu, Nepal, 1979. Photo: Georges Luneau.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

Meditation on impermanence and death is a powerful method to protect us from the delusions.

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland 1983

Lama Yeshe: Coping With Death

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