Teachings

 Lama Yeshe in Switzerland, 1978. Photo by Ueli Minder.

Welcome to our October 2019 eletter and Big Love news.

Lama Yeshe teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1979.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Chenrezig Institute, Australia

Lama Yeshe discusses the five lay vows with students at Chenrezig Institute.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe near Lawudo Retreat Center, Nepal, 1970. Photo by Terry Clifford.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal

A translation and commentary on the 36 vows upheld by novice monks and nuns.

Tags: vows, precepts, sangha
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The Practice and Benefits of the Eight Mahayana Precepts

Chapters:
The Direct and Unmistaken Method •
Translator’s Preface •
The Benefits of Protecting the Eight Mahayana Precepts •
The Way in Which the Mahayana Ordination Is Taken •
The Eight Mahayana Precepts: The Complete Practice •
Taking the Mahayana Restoring and Purifying Ordination •
Special Allowances for Taking the Precepts •
Merits Dedication •