Teachings

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Los Angeles, CA 2000

Commentary on two core lam-rim texts by Atisha and Lama Tsongkhapa.

Chapters:
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Foreword •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Prologue •
Chapter One: General Introduction •
Chapter Two: Features of the Lam-Rim Teachings •
Chapter Three: Relying on a Spiritual Teacher •
Chapter Four: Becoming inspired to practice Dharma •
Chapter Five: Refuge, Karma and Precepts •
Chapter Six: Seeking freedom from cyclic existence •
Chapter Seven: Cultivating the altruistic intention of Bodhicitta •
Chapter Eight: The ceremony for generating Bodhicitta •
Chapter Nine: Bodhisattva outlook and action •
Chapter Ten: The Perfection of Wisdom •
Appendix 1: A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment •
Appendix 2: Lines of Experience •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Notes •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Decatur, IL, August 1997

The methods for transforming everyday actions into the cause of enlightenment and the ordinary view of phenomena into the wisdom realizing emptiness.

Chapters:
Virtue and Reality •
Virtue and Reality: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Fulfilling Life’s Purpose •
Chapter Two: Living with Bodhicitta •
Chapter Three: Patience and the Compassionate Heart •
Chapter Four: Meditation on Emptiness •
Chapter Five: Practicing the Good Heart •
Dedication (V&R) •
Translations (V&R) •
His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in London, England, 1988

A survey of all the Buddhist practices including the systems of both sutra and tantra undertaken in the Tibetan tradition.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England 1977

Lama Yeshe: Doing Two Things at Once

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 at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, 1978.  Photo: Jon Landaw.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in New Delhi, India, 1979

Clarifying Dharma practice and the role of the mind

(15965_sl.tif) Portrait of Lama Yeshe, 1975. With the idea of commissioning a statue of Lama Yeshe, Mummy Max (Max Matthews) arranged for a series of shots taken just of his head from every angle, as well as photos of Lama in meditation posture. Photo taken on Saka Dawa (the celebration of Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and death) at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo donated by Wendy Finster.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter Three of "Ego, Attachment and Liberation."

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia 1975

Teachings and meditations given by Lama Yeshe at a five-day meditation retreat in Australia.

Chapters:
Ego, Attachment and Liberation •
Ego, Attachment and Liberation: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Making Space for Wisdom •
Chapter Two: Techniques for the Meditation Session and the Break •
Chapter Three: Give Your Ego the Wisdom Eye •
Chapter Four: Your Mental Bureaucracy •
Chapter Five: Questions and Answers •
Chapter Six: Every Problem on Earth Comes from Attachment •
Chapter Seven: Developing Equilibrium •
Chapter Eight: Taking Suffering and Giving Happiness •
Appendix and Bibliography •
Translations of EAL •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Australia and New Zealand

Public talks that provide a clear and accessible introduction to Buddhism. 

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 •
Lama Yeshe teaching at Vajrapani Institute, California, 1983. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Zollikon, Switzerland, 1978

Clarifying the meaning of refuge, as the first step on the Buddhist path

Lama Yeshe wearing a ceremonial crown of the five dhyani buddhas, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England, 1977

Investigating the nature of the self or I, which exists in mere name on a collection of parts.

Lama Yeshe meditating by the ocean, Sicily, 1983. Photo: Jacie Keeley.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland

A purification practice utilizing visualization and mantra.

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