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Lama Yeshe and the Mount Everest Centre boys enjoying a picnic at the Hindu water gardens, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1979.

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We have new Russian translations to share with you, The Perfect Human Rebirth, How to Enjoy Death and Kadampa Teachings, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Topics: Translations > Russian
Tags: translation
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 four new translations of short teachings by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. 

Topics: Translations > Spanish
Tags: translation
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

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

Experience our latest multimedia presentation of Lama Yeshe's teachings.

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
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.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe visiting a daffodil farm near Melbourne, Australia, 1976.
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: You Have Time to Get It Done

LYWA staff present Abiding in the Retreat book to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, North Carolina, 2017. Photo: Ven. Sherab.
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Benefits of Reciting OM MANI PADME HUM

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A prayer for peace in Tibet and compassion in the world.

Tags: dalai lama, Tibet

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