This series presents chapters from the LYWA book Freedom Through Understanding in a format that includes written teachings enhanced by audio, video and images.
Lama Yeshe explains why it is worthwhile to take refuge in that which can truly liberate us—the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
A teaching on the purpose of life, compassion and guru devotion
Mahayana refuge has three causes - fear, faith and compassion
This book covers the purpose of meditation, bodhicitta, the importance of motivation, tong-len and the shortcomings of attachment, among other topics.
The meaning of "guru," the qualities of a guru, and the practice of guru devotion, with a focus on His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This teaching also contains advice on the practice of Dorje Shugden.