Lama Yeshe: What is Dharma?
Discussion of the real meaning of Dharma and the nature of the mind.
A teaching on refuge by having confidence and trust in Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
Lama Yeshe explains why it is worthwhile to take refuge in that which can truly liberate us—the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
The teachings become beneficial for subduing the mind if we listen effectively with a pure motivation
A talk by Lama Yeshe at a refuge ceremony in Madrid, Spain
Extracts from a series of teachings given prior to a chöd initiation
Detailed instructions on the refuge preliminary practice, compiled and edited by Ven. Thubten Wongmo
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Why Dharma?
An introduction to the first 3 Noble Truths, exploring suffering, its causes and its destruction
Practicing bodhicitta as the best way to love and take care of oneself.
An article by Nicholas Ribush about becoming a Western Buddhist monk, written for the Tibetan Review, January 1979.
In this short teaching, His Holiness the Dalai Lama discusses the basics of Buddhism and how to make this life useful.
Rinpoche's advice on the purpose of centers and study groups