Teachings

By Lama Thubten Yeshe

LYWA’s forthcoming book, Knowledge-Wisdom: The Peaceful Path to Liberation, is being printed now and is due out early 2023. Lama Yeshe was a pioneer in bringing Dharma to the West, and the collected teachings in this book demonstrate his understanding of the Western psyche and his ability to express profound truths in simple terms.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe in Zurich, Switzerland, 1978. Photo: Ueli Minder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Thubten Yeshe: Dharma in Daily Life

Lama Yeshe leading practice at Manjushri Institute, England, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama T hubten Yeshe: Teaching Dharma to Westerners

Lama Yeshe with Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching ritual dance at Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1978.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Thubten Yeshe: Anxiety in the Nuclear Age

Guru Shakyamuni Buddha. Painted by Jane Seidlitz.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Thubten Yeshe: Refuge in Sangha

Tags: refuge, sangha
Long-life puja for Lama Yeshe, Tushita Retreat Centre, Dharamsala, India, 1982. Photo: Dan Laine
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Yeshe: Lama's Concluding EEC1 Talk

Long-life puja for Lama Yeshe, Tushita Retreat Centre, Dharamsala, India, 1982. Photo: Dan Laine
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Tushita Retreat Centre, Dharamsala, India

Lama Yeshe gave this powerful teaching about bringing the Dharma to the Western world at the first Enlightened Experience Celebration (EEC1), 1982.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche in a group photo from the 8th Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Browse the LYWA audiobook catalog, which includes some of our most popular books by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, now available as free audiobooks from Google Play and titles for purchase from Audible.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe at dawn on Saka Dawa, Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo by Nick Ribush.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Yeshe: Acting in the Middle Path

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

Three discourses excerpted from a series of talks about the Highest Yoga Tantra practice of Vajrayogini.

Chapters:
Introduction to a Vajrayogini Commentary •
First Introductory Discourse •
Second Introductory Discourse •
Third Introductory Discourse •
Shakyamuni Buddha descending from Tushita.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Yeshe: True Suffering and Its Cause

By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lamrim Year is a unique study program which provides a 365-day outline of the graduated path to enlightenment in a clear, practical format that is suitable for both individual and group practice. We have now launched a free Lamrim Year Companion website, so you can access the daily meditations from wherever you are, from your computer or mobile device.

Chapters:
Lamrim Year •
Lamrim Year Companion •
Introduction to Lamrim Year •
Editor's Preface •
Day 1: Introduction (Lama Zopa Rinpoche) •
Day 7: The Qualities of the Guru (Lama Yeshe) •
Day 64: The Perfect Human Rebirth (Lama Zopa Rinpoche) •
Day 87: Impermanence and Death (Lama Yeshe) •
Sources by Author: Lamrim Year •
Sources by Topic: Lamrim Year •
Suggested Further Reading •
Translations: Lamrim Year •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Tushita Retreat Centre, Dharamsala, India

In this multimedia title, Lama Yeshe speaks frankly about the challenges and opportunities facing Western Sangha.

Tags: sangha
By Lama Thubten Yeshe

Volume 3 in this ebook series of collected teachings by Lama Yeshe features three discourses given at the Sixteenth Kopan Meditation Course in 1983.  In these teachings Lama discusses many aspects of the path to enlightenment and gives practical advice for both new and old students. 

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
The Enlightened Experience •
Preface: The Enlightened Experience, Volume 3 •
Table of Contents: The Enlightened Experience, Volume 3 •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Thubten Yeshe: Bodhicitta is the Real Essential

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