Teachings

Tenzin Ösel Hita at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, November 2012. Photo: Tan Seow Kheng.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Copenhagen, Denmark

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

Topics: Introductory
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
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 •
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 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 •
 Lama Yeshe and Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara entering the Chenrezig Institute gompa, Australia, 1975.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Los Angeles, CA, 1975

An introductory talk by Lama Yeshe on the basic principles of Buddhism, comparative religion and the nature of the mind.

Topics: Introductory