Teachings

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 Lama Thubten Yeshe

Lama Yeshe: Taking Care of Our Monks and Nuns

Tags: sangha
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Madrid, Spain

A talk by Lama Yeshe at a refuge ceremony in Madrid, Spain

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
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the Lawudo Lama, in 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Nepal

Detailed instructions on the refuge preliminary practice, compiled and edited by Ven. Thubten Wongmo

By Adele Hulse

Lama Yeshe's Biography: 1977

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Geshe Thubten Sherab on the study programs of Tibetan Buddhist monks

By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in various locations

A small collection of talks by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche to their ordained students.

Chapters:
Advice for Monks and Nuns •
Advice for Monks and Nuns: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: The First Talk - Lama Yeshe •
Chapter Two: The Advantages of Monastic Life (Part I) - Lama Yeshe •
Chapter Three: The Advantages of Monastic Life (Part II) - Lama Yeshe •
Chapter Four: The Benefits of Being Ordained - Lama Zopa Rinpoche •
Chapter Five: A Life Well Lived - Lama Zopa Rinpoche •
Translations •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Lavaur, France, March 2001

A talk by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Nalanda Monastery, France, in March 2001

Topics: Holy Objects
Tags: sangha, vows
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1973

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Refuge and the Guru Omniscient Mind

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Zollikon, Switzerland, 1978

Clarifying the meaning of refuge, as the first step on the Buddhist path