Teachings

Portrait of Lama Yeshe on the roof at Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1974.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England

Lama Yeshe explains why it is worthwhile to take refuge in that which can truly liberate us—the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India

His Holiness discusses a range of topics, including reincarnation, karma, meditation and other religions

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India

His Holiness the Dalai Lama discusses a range of topics,including karma, other religions, depression, Buddhist tenets and the mind.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery,Nepal

Subduing one's mind and practicing compassion is the essence of spiritual practice

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A talk on the need for a greater sense of human community in order to bring about peace in our world

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A talk on how compassion and universal responsibility lead to a peaceful world

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Melbourne, Australia, May 1992

Compassion as the core value of all the world's religions

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in London, England 1975

Lama Yeshe: More Shortcomings of Attachment

Lama Yeshe at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1971.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1971

This teaching came from Silent Mind, Holy Mind, a collection of talks given by Lama Yeshe at Kopan Monastery at the end of one of the month-long Kopan Meditation Courses.

University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, 1978.  Photo: Jon Landaw.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in New Delhi, India, 1979

Clarifying Dharma practice and the role of the mind

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia 1975

Lama Yeshe discusses the nature of the mind in this introductory booklet, which includes lectures at two universities and public talks.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Make Your Mind an Ocean •
Make Your Mind an Ocean: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Your Mind is Your Religion •
Chapter Two: A Buddhist Approach to Mental Illness •
Chapter Three: Everything Comes From the Mind •
Chapter Four: Make Your Mind an Ocean •
Translations (MYMO) •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Brisbane, Australia, April 1975

Chapter Two of "Becoming Your Own Therapist"

Topics: Introductory
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