Welcome to our June 2020 eletter: Making Your Mind Vajrayana
A praise to the Buddha, composed by Je Tsongkhapa after he realized emptiness.
Teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 36th Kopan Meditation Course, Nepal.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: You Are the Most Lucky Person
A praise to Tara, composed by Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme) at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rinpoche teaches on a broad range of lamrim topics in this series. We have now posted Lecture Eight, which includes teachings on the purpose of our life, the twelve links of dependent origination and more.
The Wheel of Sharp Weapons by Dharmarakshita, a ninth-century Indian scholar, combines teachings on lojong (mind training) with the lamrim, especially karma. This text is now freely available for download as a PDF file.
Lama Thubten Yeshe: The Bodhisattva Vows
This supplication was composed by Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme) on March 30, 2020, at the request of friends around the world.
This excerpt is from an introductory talk given to Western students who had traveled to Bodhgaya to receive the Kalachakra initiation from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
In this teaching excerpt Lama Yeshe discusses death and rebirth in various realms of cyclic existence.
"The best Dharma practice, the most perfect, most substantial, is without doubt the practice of bodhicitta." – Lama Yeshe
Lama Thubten Yeshe: Sangha is Us Helping Each Other
In this teaching excerpt, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises how to experience disease and other problems for all sentient beings.