Teachings

Lama Yeshe meditating by the ocean at Maroochydore, Australia, 1974.

Our new Italian translations include The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind, by Lama Yeshe, and How Things Exist and How to Practice Dharma: Teachings on the Eight Worldly Dharmas, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

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We have a new Russian translation to share with you, Sun of Devotion, Stream of Blessings, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

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Artwork by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rinpoche wrote this card thanking a center director.

Portrait of Lama Yeshe, Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo by Tony Duff.

Browse our collection of LYWA books translated into German, including new publications, Denken Und Sein. Geist und geistige Prozesse and Leben mit Würde und Weisheit.

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Holy objects at Lama Zopa Rinpoche's house in Aptos, California.

Browse our collection of translations into Vietnamese, now available as free PDF files.

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Lama Yeshe during a visit to Sweden, 1983. Photo: Holger Hjorth.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The One Who Does Work for All the Sentient Beings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe at dawn on Saka Dawa, Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo by Nick Ribush.

Browse our collection of LYWA publications now translated into Spanish. Included are new translations of talks by Tenzin Ösel Hita, as well as a selection of short teachings by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

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By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India

A commentary for retreatants, available to initiates as a spiral-bound text or pdf file. 

By Lama Thubten Yeshe

This multimedia presentation is based on a talk given by Lama Yeshe in Berkeley, California in 1983. The teachings are presented in a format that weaves together transcripts, video, audio and images.

Lama Yeshe meditating in the botanical gardens, Berkeley, California, 1974. Photo donated by Judy Weitzner.
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Cherishing Others is the Source of All Happiness 

Lama Yeshe in Santa Cruz CA, 1978. Photo: Jon Landaw.
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: You Have Infinite Reasons to be Compassionate

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, 2010. Photo: Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Read the first five discourses of these teachings, given at a retreat in France in 2003. The retreat was on the four Kadampa deities, however, Rinpoche taught on a broad range of lamrim topics.

Chapters:
1. How to Achieve Real Happiness •
2. Motivation for the Retreat •
3. The Emptiness of Sound •
4. The Compassion Buddha •
5. The Good Heart •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in California, 2003.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Nalanda Monastery, France, 2003

Watch the video and read the transcript of this talk, as Rinpoche discusses the importance of living in vows and purifying negative karma, while staying focused on the goal, enlightenment.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland, 1983. Photo: Ueli Minder.
By Nicholas Ribush

Merry Colony: In Praise of Rinpoche

Tenzin Ösel Hita at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, November 2012. Photo: Tan Seow Kheng.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Maitreya Instituut, Amsterdam

In this talk, Tenzin Ösel Hita discusses easy ways to reduce ego and develop compassion. Watch the video and read along with the transcript.

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