LYWA Translations into Spanish

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe at dawn on Saka Dawa, Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo by Nick Ribush.

 A Book of Buddhist Terms for Children (Un libra de términos budistas para niños) is based on a teaching given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to the Buddhism for Kids and Teens Group at the Aryatara Institute in Munich, Germany in November 2018. Created by Venerable Fedor Stracke and published by Happy Monks Publications. Translated by Luis Ernesto Rivero Sánchez. 

How to Find Our Real Potential. Tenzin Ösel Hita gave this talk at the Center for Wisdom and Compassion in Copenhagen, Denmark on February 11, 2017. It has been translated into Spanish by a team of translators coordinated by Paloma Fernandez Garcia, FPMT National Coordinator of Spain. Translators: Isabel Arocena, Pilar Páramo, Carola Garcia, Ana Julia Saavedra, Virginia Segura, Beatriz Espinosa and Francisco Llopis. The talk is also available as a LYWA podcast or you can watch the video on YouTube.

Adapting Positively to Any Circumstance. Tenzin Ösel Hita gave this talk at Institut Vajra Yogini, France on February 19, 2017. It has been translated by Amaia Zabala. You can also watch the video on YouTube

The following teachings by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche have now been translated into Spanish by Felipe Ángel, Centro Yamantaka, FPMT Colombia.

Taking the Essence of the Perfect Human Rebirth. Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the special meaning and purpose of this human rebirth in this excerpt from the seventh Meditation Course, 1974.
Illness and Death are Natural. A teaching on impermanence, given by Lama Yeshe at the seventh Kopan Meditation Course, November, 1974.
Rejoicing is the Best. Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the benefits of rejoicing, in this teaching given in Taiwan in 1991.
A Perfect Object of Refuge. In this teaching, Lama Yeshe explains why it is worthwhile to take refuge in the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. The talk was given at Manjushri Institute, England, in 1976.
Integrating What You've Heard. Lama Yeshe gave this teaching at a Sunday afternoon lecture at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in 1972. This is the earliest recorded Lama Yeshe teaching by at least two years.
Loving Oneself. Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that practicing bodhicitta is the best way to love oneself, in this teaching at Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London, 1996.
The First Clear Step. An introductory talk about Buddhism and the mind, given by Lama Yeshe to students at the seventh Kopan meditation course, 1974.
The Real Hero. Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that the real hero is the person who can fight anger, in this excerpt from the fourteenth Kopan meditation course, 1981.
Is Attachment Completely Negative? An excerpt from a teaching by Lama Yeshe on how to have a realistic attitude toward attachment.
The Aim of a Spiritual Practice. A teaching by Lama Zopa Rinpoche about the purpose of meditation and the spiritual path, given at the 25th Kopan meditation course, 1992.
Cherish Others and Be Happy. Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the good heart in this teaching from the nineteenth Kopan meditation course, 1986.
That's the Lamrim! The second part of a teaching by Lama Yeshe at the tenth Kopan meditation course, 1977. The first part of this teaching is Emotional Ambition.
Emotional Ambition. Lama Yeshe discusses what makes us happy in this excerpt from the tenth Kopan meditation course, 1977.
What is Dharma Practice? Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the meaning of Dharma and how to practice at the ninth Kopan Course, 1976.
The Simple Art of Meditation. A short talk by Lama Yeshe on the purpose of meditation.

Ediciones Dharma has translated the following three LYWA books into Spanish. Note that these titles are only available as pdf files that can be downloaded from their free books page:

  • Becoming Your Own Therapist (Lama Yeshe)
  • Make Your Mind an Ocean (Lama Yeshe)
  • Virtue & Reality (Lama Zopa Rinpoche)

Ediciones Dharma has also published:

The Eight Places of Buddhist Pilgrimage by Jeremy Russell has been translated into Spanish by FPMT affiliate, Ediciones Mahayana, and is now available on our companion website Teachings for Tibet. This book describes the eight sites in northern India of special significance in the Buddha's life, and provides information and inspiration to pilgrims.