Teachings

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 Madrid, Spain

An interview with the directors and staff of O Sel Ling Retreat Centre about the benefits of the retreat center.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon 2009

Extracts from a series of teachings given prior to a chöd initiation

Tags: chöd, dharma
Chapters:
This Precious Human Rebirth •
Dharma in Daily Life •
Chöd: Slaying the Ego •
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Melbourne, Australia 1991

Part Two of a series of teachings which are the basis for the book Ultimate Healing.

Chapters:
Transforming Problems; Using Criticism •
The Power of Holy Objects •
The Power of Compassion; Disciplining the Mind •
The Importance of Compassion •
Compassion; Accepting Problems •
Motivation; The Benefits of Problems •
Compassion and Happiness •
Offering the Victory to Others; Lama Atisha •
Eliminating Pride •
The Benefits of Problems, Continued •
The Heart of Life's Practice; What the 'I' Is •
What the 'I' Is, Continued; Non-Virtuous Actions •
Results of the Ten Non-Virtuous Actions •
Results of the Ten Non-Virtuous Actions, Continued •
Medicine Buddha Mantra •
Self-Cherishing Thought; Searching for the 'I' •
Cherishing Other Sentient Beings •
Experiencing Suffering on Behalf of Others •
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Melbourne, Australia, 1991

Part One of a series of teachings which form the basis for the book Ultimate Healing

Chapters:
Rinpoche's Early Life •
Benefits of Healing Practices •
Purifying Disease; White Light Meditation •
Equanimity •
Cause of Disease •
Nature of Mind •
Method and Wisdom; Omniscient Mind •
Oral Transmission of Logyuma mantra; Commentary on Logyuma •
Inner and Outer Obstacles; Ways of Thinking •
Three Types of Sufferings; Using Problems and Death in the Path •
Dedicating One's Life To Others •
Merely Labelled Death; Exchanging Self For Others; Transforming Problems •
Fly and Stupa Story; Karma •
Lama Yeshe at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1970. Photo: Fred von Allmen.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1972

An edited version of the earliest known recording of Lama Yeshe in the Archive, which was delivered to a group of Western students in January of 1972

Lama Yeshe at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1970. Photo: Fred von Allmen.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1972

The earliest known recording of Lama Yeshe in the Archive, which was delivered to a group of Western students in January of 1972

in 1983

Reflections on a three-week fasting retreat

Tags: retreat, chu-len
Portrait of Nick Ribush during the month-long course at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975.
By Nicholas Ribush in Pomaia, Italy 1995

Written for Kung-Fu Magazine

Tags: meditation
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Sixth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo by Ursula Bernis.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Indiana, USA July 1974

An introduction to the practice of meditation

Tags: meditation

A teaching on the meditative practice of calm abiding (shi-nä)

By Gelek Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1980

Teaching on the development of single-pointed concentration (samadhi)

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bloomington, Indiana, USA 1999

A commentary on Chapter 8—the chapter titled "Meditation"—of Shantideva's Bodhicaryavatara (A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life)

Chapters:
Bodhicaryavatara Commentary: Index of Teachings •
Section One: August 20th AM •
Section Two: August 20th PM •
Section Three: August 21st AM •
Section Four: August 21st PM •
Section Five: August 22nd AM •
Section Six: August 22nd PM •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973

Equanimity meditation, with techniques for overcoming anger and developing patience.

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia, 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter Two of "Ego, Attachment & Liberation."

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia, 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter One of "Ego, Attachment and Liberation."

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