Teachings

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

Lama Yeshe discusses the real meaning of Dharma and the nature of the mind.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe teaching in Yucca Valley, California, 1977. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal

Lama Yeshe discusses what makes us happy, at the tenth Kopan Course, 1977.   

Topics: Introductory
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in California, 1980 and France, 1982

This book contains two teachings by Lama Yeshe. The first teaching is The Three Principal Aspects of the Path and the second teaching, Introduction to Tantra, comprises the first two lectures of a commentary on the Chenrezig yoga method.  

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism •
Editor's Introduction •
Translations •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Christchurch, New Zealand

"The characteristic nature of all Lord Buddha's teachings and methods is psychology and knowledge wisdom."

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe during the Yucca Valley course, 1977. Photo by Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal

A teaching at the tenth Kopan Course on the nature of samsara (cyclic existence) and how to develop renunciation.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe studying at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Robbie Solick.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

An introductory talk about Buddhism and the mind, given to students at the Seventh Kopan Course.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe teaching at Lake Arrowhead, California, in 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Los Angeles, USA. June 28, 1975.

Lama Yeshe gave this public talk in Los Angeles, June 28 1975.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
What is Buddhism - Part A •
What is Buddhism - Part B •
The Purpose of Meditation - Part A •
The Purpose of Meditation - Part B •
Compassion and Emptiness - Part A •
Compassion and Emptiness - Part B •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne and Sydney Australia 1975

Introductory lectures and question-and-answer sessions from Lama Yeshe’s 1975 visit to Australia 

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind •
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Buddhism: Something For Everybody •
Chapter Two: Spirituality and Materialism •
Chapter Three: Experiencing Silent Wisdom •
Chapter Four: Attitude is More Important than Action •
Chapter Five: An Introduction to Meditation •
Chapter Six: Follow Your Path Without Attachment •
Translations (PSSM) •
Lama Yeshe, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973. Photo by Lynda Millspaugh.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia, 1975

Chapter Four of "Make Your Mind an Ocean"

Topics: Introductory
Tags: mind, q&a
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia 1975

General talks on the nature of the mind

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Make Your Mind an Ocean •
Make Your Mind an Ocean: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Your Mind is Your Religion •
Chapter Two: A Buddhist Approach to Mental Illness •
Chapter Three: Everything Comes From the Mind •
Chapter Four: Make Your Mind an Ocean •
Translations (MYMO) •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne , Australia, 1975

Clarifying the role of the mind and how to investigate it

Topics: Introductory
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Christchurch, New Zealand, June 1975

Chapter Three of "Becoming Your Own Therapist"

Topics: Introductory
Tags: q&a, mind, psychology
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Brisbane, Australia, April 1975

Chapter Two of "Becoming Your Own Therapist"

Topics: Introductory
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Australia and New Zealand

Public talks that provide a clear and accessible introduction to Buddhism. 

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Becoming Your Own Therapist •
Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Finding Ourselves Through Buddhism •
Chapter Two: Religion: The Path Of Inquiry •
Chapter Three: A Glimpse of Buddhist Psychology •
Translations •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Los Angeles, CA, 1975

The nature of Buddhism and religion

Topics: Introductory