Teachings

Cremation stupa of Lama Yeshe, Vajrapani Institute, California, 1984. Photo: Ricardo de Aratanha.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Russia and the Netherlands

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the death process and explains the signs which indicate that the consciousness has left the body. Rinpoche draws on his own experiences of seeing the deceased and gives a detailed account of Lama Yeshe's passing and cremation.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland 1983

Lama Yeshe: Coping With Death

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rinpoche discusses in depth the process one should take when making preparations for death and giving the gift of life through organ donation

Lama Zopa Rinpoche blessing Walden Pond, Massachusetts, 2010.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in various locations

Prayers, practices and mantras for the time of death

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in London, United Kingdom, 1982

A teaching on the technique for transferring consciousness at the time of death

Lama Yeshe teaching in Geneva, Switzerland, 1983. Photo: Ueli Minder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Dharamsala, India, March 1981

Technique for transferring consciousness at the time of death

Chapters:
First Discourse: 2nd March •
Second Discourse: 3rd March •
Third Discourse: 3rd March •
Fourth Discourse: 4th March •
Fifth Discourse: 5th March •
Sixth Discourse: 6th March •