Teachings

His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A message from His Holiness at Saka Dawa about each of us seeking joy and freedom from suffering

Topics: Introductory
Tags: non-harming
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, India, November, 1982

Teaching on how to gain happiness and the path to liberation from suffering

Topics: Introductory
Tags: happiness, karma, mind
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, India, November, 1982

An Interview with His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Topics: Introductory
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
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Barcelona, Spain 1994

Teachings prior to the Kalachakra initiation in Spain in 1994.

Topics: Introductory
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The future of Buddhism addressed by an examination of its past and a look at why it is popular today

Topics: Introductory
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Boulder Creek, California, 1997

A happy life is due to good motivation and actions which bring good results

Topics: Introductory
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

An audio recording and unedited transcript of Chapter Four of the book Make Your Mind an Ocean, by Lama Yeshe.

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

Lama Yeshe discusses the nature of the mind in this introductory booklet, which includes lectures at two universities and public talks.

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 •
 Lama Yeshe and Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara entering the Chenrezig Institute gompa, Australia, 1975.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Los Angeles, CA, 1975

An introductory talk by Lama Yeshe on the basic principles of Buddhism, comparative religion and the nature of the mind.

Topics: Introductory

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