Teachings

Tenzin Ösel Hita at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, November 2012. Photo: Tan Seow Kheng.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Losang Dragpa Centre, Malyasia

Ösel Hita shares his personal experience of putting the Dharma into practice.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 2008

An outline of the Buddhist path, excerpted from the 41st Kopan Course.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Basic Philosophy of Buddhism: Part One •
Basic Philosophy of Buddhism: Part Two •
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
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

A talk about Dharma practice in daily life, given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to a group of Russian students who were visiting Bodhgaya.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

A collection of advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on a wide range of topics and practices, in the form of letters and short talks.

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 •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, New Zealand, 1975.
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
Group photo from the first meditation course held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, April 1971. Photo: Fred von Allmen.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

The story of events leading up to the first Kopan meditation course in 1971

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe teaching in the gompa at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Ursula Bernis.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

An introductory talk about Buddhism given by Lama Yeshe to new students at the seventh Kopan meditation course in 1974.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Tenzin Ösel Hita, 2012.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, 2012

This Dharma talk includes a question and answer session, where Ösel discusses his experiences as a monk and his vision for how to benefit others in the future

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Satisfaction and Challenging Your Limits •
Question and Answer Session •
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
Tenzin Ösel Hita at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, November 2012. Photo: Tan Seow Kheng.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Bangalore, India

Audio, video and transcript of a Dharma talk by Tenzin Ösel Hita at Choe Khor Sum Ling Centre, Bangalore, India, on February 9, 2013.

Topics: Introductory
Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Solu Khumbu, Nepal, 1970. Photo possibly by Terry Clifford.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

How to benefit others by practicing the graduated path the enlightenment

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 •

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