Teachings

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 Yeshe with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and entourage arriving at O Sel Ling Retreat Center, Spain, in September, 1982.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Pomaia, Italy

A teaching on the significance of His Holiness' visit to Europe in 1982

Lama Yeshe studying at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Robbie Solick.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

An introductory talk about Buddhism and the mind, given to students at the Seventh Kopan Course.

Topics: Introductory
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington, New Jersey

A teaching given prior to a ceremony for generating the mind of enlightenment (bodhicitta).

By HE Kalu Rinpoche in Darjeeling, India

A talk by His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche about the four Tibetan traditions

Topics: Introductory
Tags: buddhism, dharma
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India

His Holiness the Dalai Lama responds to general questions about Buddhism from students at Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamsala

By Nicholas Ribush

A journey across South-east Asia in 1972 led Dr Nick Ribush to Kopan Monastery, Nepal.

Lama Yeshe teaching at Lake Arrowhead, California, in 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Los Angeles, USA. June 28, 1975.

Lama Yeshe gave this public talk in Los Angeles, June 28 1975.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
What is Buddhism - Part A •
What is Buddhism - Part B •
The Purpose of Meditation - Part A •
The Purpose of Meditation - Part B •
Compassion and Emptiness - Part A •
Compassion and Emptiness - Part B •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe

Lama Yeshe: Bringing Dharma to the West

Tags: buddhism
By Nicholas Ribush

A cursory glance at the growth of Tibetan Buddhist publishing in the West

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991. Photo: Thubten Yeshe
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The future of Buddhism addressed by an examination of its past and a look at why it is popular today

Topics: Introductory
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Los Angeles, CA 1975

Lama Yeshe: What is Buddhism?

Tags: buddhism
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia 1975

Lama Yeshe: What Buddhism's About

Tags: buddhism
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne and Sydney Australia 1975

Introductory lectures and question-and-answer sessions from Lama Yeshe’s 1975 visit to Australia 

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind •
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Buddhism: Something For Everybody •
Chapter Two: Spirituality and Materialism •
Chapter Three: Experiencing Silent Wisdom •
Chapter Four: Attitude is More Important than Action •
Chapter Five: An Introduction to Meditation •
Chapter Six: Follow Your Path Without Attachment •
Translations (PSSM) •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Australia and New Zealand

Public talks that provide a clear and accessible introduction to Buddhism. 

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Becoming Your Own Therapist •
Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Finding Ourselves Through Buddhism •
Chapter Two: Religion: The Path Of Inquiry •
Chapter Three: A Glimpse of Buddhist Psychology •
Translations •

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