Lamrim Year

By Lama Thubten Yeshe, By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lamrim Year is an essential guide for meditators who want to develop their mind in the graduated path to enlightenment (lamrim). This unique study program provides a 365-day outline of the graduated path in a clear, practical format that is suitable for both individual and group practice. The daily quotes and text have been selected from four decades of teachings by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and offer a taste of their teaching style and scope.

Visit the free Lamrim Year Companion website and sign up to access the daily meditations wherever you are, from your computer or mobile device. A Lamrim Year Crosswalk PDF is now available. This new PDF is a navigational guide created to support students who wish to extend their understanding of the teachings found in Lamrim Year by reading the corresponding section of the renowned book Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand, by Pabongka Rinpoche.

Lamrim Year
Making Life Meaningful Day By Day
Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Compiled and edited by Alison Murdoch, with Sandra Smith

We are delighted to inform you that the free Lamrim Year Companion has now been officially launched. LYWA is offering this free companion website designed to help you access Lamrim Year’s daily meditations from wherever you are, whether on a desktop computer or a mobile device. Read more about the Companion site here.

About Lamrim Year

The interdependent elements of Lamrim Year are designed to support meditators of various capabilities in establishing and maintaining regular lamrim study and practice until stable realizations are achieved. The text closely follows the lamrim outline in the renowned book, Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand, by Pabongka Rinpoche.

The daily quote and text have been selected from four decades of teachings by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, both published and unpublished, and offer a taste of their teaching style and scope. Each day's teaching concludes with a recap summarizing the main points for reflection.


I write to express my sincerest and heartfelt gratitude to you and all those involved in compiling and creating the Lamrim Year text. It has been and continues to be for me such a skillful, inspiring and accessible method in my aspirations to understand and realize the path of Dharma and particularly so in helping to deepen my connection to these wonderful beings, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe. I have based my morning practice for some time on the lamrim section of the Lama Chöpa, but since generously receiving this text I have found it has so richly enlivened my attempts to understand and embody these fundamental teachings and practices.

I still find, day after day, the wisdom in this beautiful text Lamrim Year, is so effective for transforming afflicted self-grasping states: to wisdom, to peace, to (I hope) wholesome states for others. Perhaps it was something to do with auspicious timing, but it has certainly enabled me to enter more deeply into lamrim topics generally, as they appear in other contexts / practices / contemplations.
 – Ruth Fitzpatrick, Australia

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