Teachings

Tenzin Ösel Hita
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Maitreya Instituut, Amsterdam
Topics: Introductory
Tenzin Ösel Hita
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Copenhagen, Denmark

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

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Chenrezig Institute, Australia

Lama Yeshe discusses the real meaning of Dharma and the nature of the mind.

Topics: Introductory
Tenzin Ösel Hita
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Losang Dragpa Centre, Malyasia

Ösel Hita shares his personal experience of putting the Dharma into practice.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 2008

An outline of the Buddhist path, excerpted from the 41st Kopan Course.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Basic Philosophy of Buddhism: Part One •
Basic Philosophy of Buddhism: Part Two •
Lama Yeshe teaching in Yucca Valley, California, 1977. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal

Lama Yeshe discusses what makes us happy, at the tenth Kopan Course, 1977.   

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

A talk about Dharma practice in daily life, given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to a group of Russian students who were visiting Bodhgaya.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

A collection of advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on a wide range of topics and practices, in the form of letters and short talks.

Topics: Introductory
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in California, 1980 and France, 1982

This book contains two teachings by Lama Yeshe. The first teaching is The Three Principal Aspects of the Path and the second teaching, Introduction to Tantra, comprises the first two lectures of a commentary on the Chenrezig yoga method.  

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism •
Editor's Introduction •
Translations •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Christchurch, New Zealand

"The characteristic nature of all Lord Buddha's teachings and methods is psychology and knowledge wisdom."

Topics: Introductory
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal

A teaching at the tenth Kopan Course on the nature of samsara (cyclic existence) and how to develop renunciation.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Darjeeling, India, in 1967. Photo used with permission of the estate of Zina Rachevsky.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

The story of events leading up to the first Kopan meditation course in 1971

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
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, 2012

This Dharma talk includes a question and answer session, where Ösel discusses his experiences as a monk and his vision for how to benefit others in the future

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Satisfaction and Challenging Your Limits •
Question and Answer Session •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal

The teachings become beneficial for subduing the mind if we listen effectively with a pure motivation

Topics: Introductory

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