Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Bendigo, Australia, September 2014.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bendigo, Australia

Advice about bhikshuni ordination, excerpted from a teaching given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bendigo, Australia, on May 7, 2018. 

Lama Yeshe's final teaching at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1983. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

A teaching by Lama Yeshe on refuge, the five lay precepts, the bodhisattva vows and more. This was one of Lama's last teachings before he passed away.

 Lama Yeshe in Switzerland, 1978. Photo by Ueli Minder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Thubten Yeshe: The Peaceful Prison

Lama Yeshe teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1979.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Chenrezig Institute, Australia

In this teaching Lama Yeshe advises the importance of pratimoksha vows and responds to students' questions about the five lay vows.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The Practice and Benefits of the Eight Mahayana Precepts

Chapters:
The Direct and Unmistaken Method •
Translator’s Preface •
The Benefits of Protecting the Eight Mahayana Precepts •
The Way in Which the Mahayana Ordination Is Taken •
The Eight Mahayana Precepts: The Complete Practice •
Taking the Mahayana Restoring and Purifying Ordination •
Special Allowances for Taking the Precepts •
Merits Dedication •