Teachings

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in France 1982

This multimedia title presents Lama's teachings on the three principal aspects of the path: renunciation, bodhicitta and the right view of emptiness. 

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

In this excerpt from Kopan Course No. 27, Rinpoche explains that if our actions are done with renunciation, right view and bodhicitta, our lives become meaningful

Lama Yeshe teaching at University of California’s Oakes College on the Santa Cruz campus, 1978. Photo by Jon Landaw.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Nagarjuna Institute, Ibiza, 1978

Explaining how by overcoming attachment to ordinary pleasure, we open the way to the joy of inner liberation.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in France, 2003

In this short teaching, Lama Zopa Rinpoche emphasizes the importance of renunciation, right view and bodhicitta

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the 7th Kopan Lamrim Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1978

Renouncing the eight worldly dharmas brings real happiness and peace of mind

By Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1979

A teaching on renunciation, first published in Teachings at Tushita

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New York

Teachings on renunciation, bodhicitta, and emptiness, along with a Manjushri blessing

Chapters:
Session One: The Twelve Links and Renunciation •
Session Two: Bodhicitta •
Session Three: Emptiness •
Session Four: Manjushri Blessing and a conversation with Ven. Master Sheng Yen •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in France 1982

Two talks on renunciation, bodhicitta, and emptiness, included in the book The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism.

Chapters:
The Three Principal Aspects of the Path: First Teaching •
The Three Principal Aspects of the Path: Second Teaching •