LYWA Translations into Russian

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Enjoy Life Liberated from the Inner Prison
Освобождение из внутренней тюрьмы

This book presents Lama Zopa Rinpoche's advice to prison inmates drawn from more than 100 letters he has written to prisoners over the years. It has been skillfully edited by Ven. Robina Courtin into a coherent whole emphasizing essential lamrim topics. Translation by Diana Voronina. Commissioning editor Maya Malygina. You can find links to this and other Russian translations on the FPMT Russia website.

The following publications have been translated into Russian and are available for download as PDF files.

Adapting Positively to Any Circumstance
П о з и т и в н а я а д ап т а ц и я к любым обстоятельствам
Tenzin Ösel Hita gave this talk at Institut Vajra Yogini, France, on February 19, 2017. Ösel spoke about how to adapt positively to any life circumstance and the importance of developing inner values. Translated by Anastasia Stoliarova.

The Brave Heart
Храброе Сердце

 In May 2017, Lama Zopa Rinpoche delivered a series of lectures in Moscow on the theory and practice of the Buddha's teachings. Along with practical advice on how to overcome selfishness and transform our mind in everyday life, as well as prepare for death and a favorable rebirth and ultimately achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings, Rinpoche also gave the deepest instructions on comprehending the nature of reality. Translated by Julia Zhironkina and edited by Maya Malygina. This book is being distributed on a donation basis.

Nyung Nä: The Means of Achievement of the Eleven-Face Great Compassionate One 

This FPMT practice book, translated by Maya Malygina, is now available as a PDF from FPMT Russia. Nyung nä is a two-day intensive practice that includes taking eight Mahayana precepts with the addition of complete fasting and silence on the second day.

Freedom Through Understanding
Свобода через понимание
Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings at a weekend seminar on the lamas' first trip to Europe in 1975. The teachings encompass the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment, including the purpose of meditation, bodhicitta, the importance of motivation, tonglen and the shortcomings of attachment, among other topics. Translated by Anastasia Stoliarova.

Life, Death and After Death
Жизнь, смерть и после смерти
Drawn from Lama Yeshe's teachings in London, October 1982 and Geneva, September 1983, the essence of this book is a weekend seminar on death, intemediate state and rebirth. Translated by Anastasia Stoliarova.

Sun of Devotion, Stream of Blessings
Солнце преданности,поток благословений

This book is the record of a remarkable series of powerful and clear Dharma teachings given to students by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Leeds and London, United Kingdom, in 2014. Translated by Anastasia Stoliarova.

Confession to the Thirty-five Buddhas
Покаяние перед Тридцатью пятью буддами
This book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche contains the text of the Thirty-five Buddhas practice along with commentary from Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Translated by FPMT Russia, you can find links to this and other Russian translations on the FPMT Russia website.

Kadampa Teachings
Учения Кадам 
The Kadampa geshes were exemplary practitioners of Buddhism in Tibet, renowned for their extreme asceticism and uncompromising practice of thought transformation. In this commentary, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how to practice Dharma the way these lamas did. Translated by FPMT Russia, you can find links to this and other Russian translations on the FPMT Russia website.

How to Help Your Loved Ones Enjoy Death and Go Happily to Their Next Rebirth
Счастливая смерть, удачное перерождение

This book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche provides detailed advice on how best to prepare ourselves to face the inevitable end of our own and our loved one's lives with courage, grace, and a mind free of fear. Translated by FPMT Russia. You can learn more about the original publication on the FPMT website, and find links to this and other Russian translations on the FPMT Russia website.

The Perfect Human Rebirth
Драгоценное человеческое рождение

In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains in the greatest possible detail just how precious our perfect human rebirth is and why we should not waste a moment of it. Translated by Anastasia Stoliarova.

The Wish-fulfilling Golden Sun of the Mahayana Thought Training
A core lamrim text written by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for use during the Kopan Meditation courses. Edited by Nicholas Ribush. Translated by Maya Malygina.

How to Practice Dharma
Как практиковать Дхарму

This book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche deals with the eight worldly dharmas, essentially, how craving, desire and attachment cause us to create problems and suffering and how to abandon these negative minds in order to find perfect peace and happiness. Translated by Anastasia Stoliarova.

Universal Love
Универсальная любовь

Lama Thubten Yeshe’s book Universal Love is based on teachings on the yoga method of Maitreya, given at Maitreya Institute, Holland, in 1981. Translated by Anastasia Stoliarova.

Ego, Attachment and Liberation: Overcoming Your Mental Bureaucracy
Эго, привязанность и освобождение

This book contains the teachings and meditations Lama Thubten Yeshe gave during a five-day retreat he led near Melbourne, Australia, in 1975. Translated by Anastasia Makarova and Anastasia Stoliarova.

A selection of nine excerpts from teachings given by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the annual Kopan meditation courses held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, is now available in Russian. These short excerpts, covering a range of lam-rim topics, have been translated by Anastasia Makarova and Anastasia Stoliarova. Click on the links below to download these teachings as pdf files.

The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind
Спокойствие безмолвного разума

These teachings from Lama Yeshe’s 1975 visit to Australia are filled with love, insight, wisdom and compassion. Translated by Anastasiya Makarova and checked and compiled by Anastasia Stolyarova.


The Heart of the Path: Seeing the Guru as Buddha
Сердце пути

Guru devotion is a greatly misunderstood but extremely important topic in the practice of Tibetan Buddhism. In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains clearly what guru devotion is, what it is not, and how to practice it. Translated by Maya Malygina and edited by Yury Kanchukov.

Becoming Your Own Therapist
Стань своим собственным терапевтом

First published in 1998, this booklet contains three public talks by Lama Yeshe on the general topic of Buddhism. Each lecture is followed by a question and answer session. Translated into Russian by Anastasia Stolyarova.

Teachings From Tibet: Guidance from Great Lamas
Фонарь освещающий Путь
This book is a compilation of teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and other great lamas on the path to enlightenment (lam-rim). Published as Lamp on the Path by OM Publisher (Otrkrytyi Mir). The book is part of the Samadhi Series produced by Sasha Nariniani; see his Facebook page for information on all the books in this series.

The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism
Сущность Тибетского Буддизма

This book contains the teachings on the three principal aspects of the path and an introduction to tantra by Lama Thubten Yeshe. Translated into Russian by Ven. Lobsang Tenpa (Mikhail Morozov).

How to Start Practicing Dharma
Как начинать практику Дхармы

An introductory teaching on entering the Buddhist path by His Holiness Zong Rinpoche. Translated into Russian by Zarina Osmonalieva.

Practicing Guru Devotion with the Nine Attitudes
Практика Вверения себя Гуру с Девятью Установками

A short prayer that helps us develop the correct attitude towards the virtuous friend, composed by the highly attained lama, Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol. Translated into Russian by Zarina Osmonalieva and lightly edited by translators from the Russian Buddhist forum.