Teachings

Tenzin Ösel Hita with Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, February 2016. Photo: Holly Ansett.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Institut Vajra Yogini, France

A talk by Ösel about developing a positive attitude and inner values.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Pomaia, Italy, 1983. Photo: Merry Colony.

LYWA books translated into Italian, including the newly translated Joyful Parents, Successful Children, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Topics: Translations > Italian
Tags: translation
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in North Carolina, USA

This multimedia series is based on teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Light of the Path retreat in 2009. The format includes transcripts, audio, video and images.

Chapters:
Guru Puja is the Heart Practice Multimedia: About the Series •
LYWA Multimedia: The Importance of Practicing Guru Puja •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
By Nicholas Ribush

Lama Yeshe: The Dangers of the Discriminating Mind

Tags: mind, karma, action, merit
Lama Yeshe and the Mount Everest Centre boys enjoying a picnic at the Hindu water gardens, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1979.

Happy New Year to all our friends and supporters! This special e-news includes a teaching on karma by Lama Thubten Yeshe.

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

Topics: Translations > Russian
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

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.

Topics: Translations > Spanish
Tags: translation
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

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