Teachings

Tenzin Ösel Hita
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Maitreya Instituut, Amsterdam
Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe visiting a daffodil farm near Melbourne, Australia, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Chenrezig Institute, Australia

A teaching on refuge by having confidence and trust in Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How to Stop the Violence

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 Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England 1977

Lama Yeshe: Appearance and Illusion

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England

A teaching on the dualistic mind, excerpted from a commentary on the Manjushri Yoga Method

Lama Yeshe teaching at Manjushri Institute, England, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England

A teaching on non-duality, excerpted from a commentary on the Manjushri Yoga Method.

Topics: Emptiness > Mahamudra
in Dharamsala, India

A line-by-line explanation of a prayer composed for Manjushri, who embodies the qualities of wisdom, compassion and power

Lama Yeshe teaching in Yucca Valley, California, 1977. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

A short teaching on the power of mantra

Tags: mantra, wisdom
in Dharamsala, India

A commentary on Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga practice by Geshe Rabten.

Lama Yeshe and His Holiness Zong Rinpoche. Photo from the collection of Francesco Prevosti. Photographer unknown.
By HH Zong Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal April 1974

An address to students at the annual Kopan meditation course

Tags: dharma, wisdom
Geshe Lhundub Sopa
By Geshe Lhundub Sopa in New Delhi, India July 1980

An overview of the Buddhist path by a great scholar.

Topics: Introductory
His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, September, 1984

Commentary on the Chenrezig Gyalwa Gyatso sadhana

By HH Ling Rinpoche in New Delhi, India November 1979

Bodhicitta, with love and compassion as its basis, is the essential seed producing the attainment of buddhahood

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Los Angeles, CA 2000

Commentary on two core lam-rim texts by Atisha and Lama Tsongkhapa.

Chapters:
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Foreword •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Prologue •
Chapter One: General Introduction •
Chapter Two: Features of the Lam-Rim Teachings •
Chapter Three: Relying on a Spiritual Teacher •
Chapter Four: Becoming inspired to practice Dharma •
Chapter Five: Refuge, Karma and Precepts •
Chapter Six: Seeking freedom from cyclic existence •
Chapter Seven: Cultivating the altruistic intention of Bodhicitta •
Chapter Eight: The ceremony for generating Bodhicitta •
Chapter Nine: Bodhisattva outlook and action •
Chapter Ten: The Perfection of Wisdom •
Appendix 1: A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment •
Appendix 2: Lines of Experience •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Notes •

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