Teachings

His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New York City, NY September 2005

A commentary on the self-generation sadhana of Avalokiteshvara

His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche (1903-83)
By HH Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India April 1982

A talk given at the conclusion of a Yamantaka initiation at the first Enlightened Experience Celebration in 1982.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Eudlo, Australia, 2000

Teachings during a retreat to recite one hundred million Chenrezig mantras. 

Chapters:
Teachings from the Mani Retreat •
Teachings from the Mani Retreat: Preface •
Prologue: Rinpoche's Invitation to Join the Mani Retreat •
Friday, December 22 •
Saturday, December 23 •
Sunday, December 24 •
Monday, December 25 •
Tuesday, December 26 •
Appendix 1: Prayer for Spontaneous Bliss •
Appendix 2: Chenrezig Food Offering •
His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in London, England, 1988

A survey of all the Buddhist practices including the systems of both sutra and tantra undertaken in the Tibetan tradition.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Listen to a recording of Amitayus long mantra by Wendy Cook and read about the benefits of the practice.  Includes a letter from Khen Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup. 

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche painting Tara at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976. Photo: Peter Iseli.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche chants the Praises to the Twenty-one Taras.

 Lama Zopa Rinpoche painting Tara, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976. Photo: Peter Iseli.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1987

How the meaning of life and everlasting happiness may be actualized by Tara practice.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Soquel, CA USA 1999

Teachings from a three-month Vajrasattva retreat covering many lam-rim topics, purification practices, mantras, pujas and more.

Chapters:
Teachings from the Vajrasattva Retreat •
Editor's Introduction •
Chapter 1: February 6 •
Chapter 2: February 7-a •
Chapter 3: February 7-b •
Chapter 4: February 8 •
Chapter 5: February 9-a •
Chapter 6: February 9-b •
Chapter 7: February 9-c •
Chapter 8: February 10-a •
Chapter 9: February 10-b •
Chapter 10: February 10-c •
Chapter 11: February 11 •
Chapter 12: February 12-a •
Chapter 13: February 12-b •
Chapter 14: February 13-a •
Chapter 15: February 13-b •
Chapter 16: February 14 •
Chapter 17: February 15 •
Chapter 18: February 16 •
Chapter 19: February 17-a •
Chapter 20: February 17-b •
Chapter 21: February 19 •
Chapter 22: February 21-a •
Chapter 23: February 21-b •
Chapter 24: February 22-a •
Chapter 25: February 22-b •
Chapter 26: February 22-c •
Chapter 27: February 23 •
Chapter 28: February 24 •
Chapter 29: February 25 •
Chapter 30: February 26 •
Chapter 31: February 27 •
Chapter 32: February 28 •
Chapter 33: March 2-a •
Chapter 34: March 2-b •
Chapter 35: March 4 •
Chapter 36: March 6 •
Chapter 37: March 7 •
Chapter 38: March 12 •
Chapter 39: March 13 •
Chapter 40: March 16 •
Chapter 41: April 10 •
Chapter 42: April 11 •
Chapter 43: April 16 •
Chapter 44: April 17 •
Chapter 45: April 18 •
Chapter 46: April 24 •
Chapter 47: April 25 •
Chapter 48: April 27 •
Chapter 49: April 30-a •
Chapter 50: April 30-b •
Appendices •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Boulder Creek, CA USA May 1997

The Skillful Means of Taking an Everlasting Holiday in Tagpa Kachö, the Pure Land of Vajrayogini. Two chapters excerpted from a series of talks about the Highest Yoga Tantra practice of  Heruka. 

Chapters:
A Teaching on Heruka •
A Teaching on Heruka: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter Four: Practicing in Daily Life •
Chapter Five: Practicing Patience •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India 1986

A practice for the purification of negative karma and obscurations

Chapters:
Sadhana: Burning Offering to Dorje Khadro •
Commentary: Introduction •
Commentary: Preliminaries •
Commentary: The Actual Meditation •
Commentary: Conclusion •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Holland 1981

The Yoga Method of Buddha Maitreya: a definitive explanation of tantra, prefaced by introductory teachings on Buddhism.

Chapters:
Universal Love •
Universal Love: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter 1: What is Buddhism? •
Chapter 2: The Purpose of Meditation •
Chapter 3: Compassion and Emptiness •
Chapter 4: A Brief History of Maitreya Buddha •
Chapter 5: The Practice of Tantra •
Chapter 8: Becoming Maitreya •
Appendix 1: An Explanation of the Shunyata Mantra and a Meditation on Emptiness •
Appendix 3: The Mantra of Maitreya Buddha's Promise •
Foreign Translations •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Grizzly Lodge, CA 1980

Included in the book The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism, two talks on this often-misunderstood practice

Chapters:
Introduction to Tantra: First Teaching •
Introduction to Tantra: Second Teaching •
University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, 1978.  Photo: Jon Landaw.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in New Delhi, India, 1979

Clarifying Dharma pratice and the role of the mind

Lama Yeshe meditating by the ocean, Sicily, 1983. Photo: Jacie Keeley.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland

A purification practice utilizing visualization and mantra.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on a range of Buddhist practices.

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