Teachings

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

Lama Yeshe: What is Dharma?

Lama Yeshe teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Chenrezig Institute, Australia

Discussion of the real meaning of Dharma and the nature of the mind.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe visiting a daffodil farm near Melbourne, Australia, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Chenrezig Institute, Australia

A teaching on refuge by having confidence and trust in Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

Portrait of Lama Yeshe on the roof at Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1974.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England

Lama Yeshe explains why it is worthwhile to take refuge in that which can truly liberate us—the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal

The teachings become beneficial for subduing the mind if we listen effectively with a pure motivation

Topics: Introductory
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Madrid, Spain

A talk by Lama Yeshe at a refuge ceremony in Madrid, Spain

Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon 2009

Extracts from a series of teachings given prior to a chöd initiation

Tags: chöd, dharma
Chapters:
This Precious Human Rebirth •
Dharma in Daily Life •
Chöd: Slaying the Ego •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the Lawudo Lama, in 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Nepal

Detailed instructions on the refuge preliminary practice, compiled and edited by Ven. Thubten Wongmo

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1973

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Why Dharma?

Michael Losang Yeshe with Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan, 1973.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973

An introduction to the first 3 Noble Truths, exploring suffering, its causes and its destruction

Topics: Introductory
Portrait of Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo by Roger Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England November 1996

Practicing bodhicitta as the best way to love and take care of oneself.

Portrait of Nick Ribush during the month-long course at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975.
By Nicholas Ribush in January 1979

An article by Nicholas Ribush about becoming a Western Buddhist monk, written for the Tibetan Review, January 1979.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, India, 1960s

In this short teaching, His Holiness the Dalai Lama discusses the basics of Buddhism and how to make this life useful.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Italy. Photo: Piero Siriani.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Valencia, Spain 2003

Rinpoche's advice on the purpose of centers and study groups

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1973

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Giving Up the Eight Worldly Dharmas

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