LYWA’s forthcoming book, Knowledge-Wisdom: The Peaceful Path to Liberation, is about to go to the printers 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.
Lama Yeshe gave this powerful teaching about bringing the Dharma to the Western world at the first Enlightened Experience Celebration (EEC1), 1982.
In this excerpt from the 13th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises the importance of a long-term plan to practice Dharma, generate realizations and seek enlightenment for the benefit of others.
In this excerpt from the 13th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that if we listen to the teachings but don't practice, our mind will not be transformed.
In this video extract, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that all our happiness and suffering come from the mind, and if there is no anger, there is no external enemy.
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.
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.
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.
Lama Yeshe discusses the meaning of "buddha" and how to become completely open and free from ignorance, in this excerpt from a public talk on the four noble truths.
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.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote this article at the request of Renuka Singh for her anthology, The Path of the Buddha, published in 2004.
This Dharma celebration was held in India in 1982 from January to June 1982, and was hosted by International Mahayana Institute. Find links to teachings and videos from this event, and read the EEC1 report, with advice from His Holiness Ling Rinpoche, a summary of the program and a Tara practice by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
A talk by Ösel about developing a positive attitude and inner values.
In this talk, Tenzin Ösel Hita discusses easy ways to reduce ego and develop compassion. Watch the video and read along with the transcript.