Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Boulder Creek, California, 1997

In this excerpt, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that 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.

Now available as an audiobook

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) •
Lama Yeshe, Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne , Australia, 1975

Clarifying the role of the mind and how to investigate it

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe during the month-long course at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, May 1975.
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. 

Now available as an audiobook

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 (BYOT) •

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