Teachings

Lama Yeshe teaching at the Ethnographic Museum, Stockholm, Sweden, September 8, 1983. Photo: Holger Hjorth.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Stockholm, Sweden

A public lecture on the death process, the intermediate state and rebirth, given by Lama Yeshe in Sweden on September 8, 1983.

By Nicholas Ribush, Lama Thubten Yeshe

Lama Thubten Yeshe: Accepting Reality

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

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Light of the Path Retreat, North Carolina, USA, May 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England

A public talk on how to bring peace and happiness to oneself and others.

Lama Yeshe teaching at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Ursula Bernis.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal

A teaching on impermanence at the Seventh Kopan Meditation Course, November, 1974.

Lama Yeshe, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973. Photo by Lynda Millspaugh.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Teachings by Lama Yeshe on impermance and death, adapted by T. Y. Alexander

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo by Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

Life finishes quickly, like autumn clouds or lightning in the sky

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Solu Khumbu, Nepal, 1979. Photo: Georges Luneau.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

Meditation on impermanence and death is a powerful method to protect us from the delusions.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, in 2000. Photo: Todd Moore.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Theosophical Society, Brisbane, Australia

A public talk about the purpose of life and developing the correct attitude toward death

Chapters:
What is Mind •
Ultimate Nature of Mind •
Compassion, Universal Responsibility •
Purpose of Life, Benefits of Problems •
Dying, Five Powers, Dedications •
By Nicholas Ribush

This Discovering Buddhism module that can help you understand life, death and rebirth and the nature of the mind. 

Chapters:
Death and Rebirth: Introduction •
Session One of Six •
Session Two of Six •
Session Three of Six •
Session Four of Six •
Session Five of Six •
Session Six of Six •
Meditation One of Four •
Meditation Two of Four •
Meditation Three of Four •
Meditation Four of Four •
References •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rinpoche discusses in depth the process one should take when making preparations for death and giving the gift of life through organ donation

By Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1979

A teaching on renunciation, first published in Teachings at Tushita

By Pabongka Rinpoche

Heartspoon: Encouragement through Recollecting Impermanence

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Liberation from samsara is possible by remembering impermanence and death and purifying negative karma

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1974

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Meditating on Impermanence and Death