LYWA Translations into French

Bodhisattva Attitude, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, has now been translated into French by FPMT's French Translation Services. The book is available for order in print or as an ebook, or you can download a PDF file. The topic of Bodhisattva Attitude is how to develop bodhicitta by practicing it throughout the day, and is drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s essential teachings given from 2008 onward.

Three LYWA multimedia presentations, Everything Depends on Your AttitudeCutting the Concept of Permanence and Give Up Stretching the Legs have also been translated by the French Translation Services. These titles are chapters from Bodhisattva Attitude presented in a multimedia format that weaves together all the assets found in the Archive.

Advice for Monks and Nuns. Chapters from this book translated into French include Lama Yeshe's first talk to a small group of Western students in December, 1973, and a second talk given over two nights in April, 1982.

You can find a complete list of translations of Lama Yeshe's and Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings on the French Translation Services website.

The following LYWA publications have been translated into French by Editions Vajra Yogini:

The Perfect Human Rebirth, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. In this book, Rinpoche explains in the greatest possible detail just how precious our perfect human rebirth is and why we should not waste a moment of it.

Making Life Meaningful, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives us the answer to the perennial question of how to integrate Dharma with our daily lives—not only Dharma, but the best Dharma, bodhicitta: the determination to attain enlightenment for the sake of all sentient beings.

Becoming Your Own Therapist, by Lama Yeshe. First published in 1998, this booklet contains three public talks by Lama Yeshe on the general topic of Buddhism. Each lecture is followed by a question and answer session. Also available as an ebook.

Make Your Mind an Ocean, by Lama Yeshe. These talks are on the general topic of the mind and were given during Lama Yeshe’s and Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s second world tour, in 1975. As ever, Lama’s timeless wisdom shines through, and his teachings are as relevant today as they were back then.

Ego, Attachment & Liberation, by Lama Yeshe. This book contains the teachings and meditations Lama gave during a five-day retreat he led near Melbourne, Australia, in 1975.


Virtue and Reality, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. This book contains methods for transforming everyday actions into the cause of enlightenment and the ordinary view of phenomena into the wisdom realizing emptiness.


Universal Love, by Lama Yeshe. The Yoga Method of Buddha Maitreya: a definitive explanation of tantra, prefaced by introductory teachings on Buddhism.


How Things Exist, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. A collection of five talks by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, including an extensive explanation of emptiness and the importance of compassion and universal responsiblity. Also available as an ebook.


Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mindby Lama Yeshe. These teachings from Lama Yeshe’s 1975 visit to Australia are filled with love, insight, wisdom and compassion. Also available as an ebook.


About Editions Vajra Yogini 

The publisher, Editions Vajra Yogini, is located in Lavaur, France, and is affiliated with the FPMT. Email: Editions Vajra Yogini has also translated books by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche published by Wisdom Publications.

Coeur de joie, Message du Buddha, by Geshe Thubten Soepa, has been translated into French. The book has three sections: Message of Buddha; Mahakarunikaya: The Great Compassion and Udamwara Lotus Flower: Protecting the Life of Helpless Beings. Click on the link to read the teachings or to download the pdf files from our companion website