Welcome to our May 2021 enews.
This book presents Lama Zopa Rinpoche's collected teachings on bodhicitta, the mind of enlightenment, with inspiring verses and commentary on seminal texts by Khunu Lama Rinpoche and Shantideva.
Read our April 2021 enews, and enjoy this month 's teaching, an excerpt from our forthcoming book, The Nectar of Bodhicitta.
Rinpoche gave this advice about resolving complaints and dealing with interpersonal conflict at the Dharma center. Rinpoche said the real enemy and the cause of all our problems is the self-cherishing thought.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: What is Bodhicitta?
A brief overview of the path to enlightenment, as taught and followed by most of the Tibetan schools of Buddhism. This outline was written by Nicholas Ribush as the Preface for the book Teachings from Tibet.
Lama Thubten Yeshe: Bodhicitta is the Real Essential
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: You Are the Most Lucky Person
Lama Thubten Yeshe: The Bodhisattva Vows
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.
"The best Dharma practice, the most perfect, most substantial, is without doubt the practice of bodhicitta." – Lama Yeshe
In this teaching excerpt, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises how to experience disease and other problems for all sentient beings.
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 Thubten Yeshe: Dharma in Daily Life
In this question-and-answer session Lama Yeshe discusses the essence of Buddhism and other religions, and advises students how to integrate Dharma when they return to the West.