Teachings

A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life - September 2014
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life - September 2014

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, HP, India
Date: September 24-26, 2014
Duration: 3 sessions each approximately 3 and 1/2 hours
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day teaching on chapters 7 and 9 of Shantideva's "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life" given at the request of a group from Southeast Asia. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with English and Chinese translations available.

33rd Kalachakra Empowerment Ritual Offering Dance
33rd Kalachakra Empowerment Ritual Offering Dance

Venue: Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India
Date: July 9, 2014
Duration: 1 hour and 7 minutes
Languages: Tibetan

The Kalachakra Ritual Offering Dance is performed by Namgyal Monastery monks on the seventh day of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 33rd Kalachakra Empowerment in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, on January 9, 2014, in front of a crowd of over 100,000. As part of the tradition, while the monks are chanting and performing the dance there are also short songs and dances offered in front of the stage by lay people.

33rd Kalachakra Empowerment Preliminary Teachings
33rd Kalachakra Empowerment Preliminary Teachings

Venue: Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India
Date: July 6-8, 2014
Duration: 3 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day 33rd Kalachakra Empowerment Preliminary Teachings on Nagarjuna's "Precious Garland of the Middle Way (uma rinchen trengwa)" & "Letter to a Friend (shetring)". His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with an English translation available.

Introductory Teaching - Kalachakra in Ladakh 2014
Introductory Teaching - Kalachakra in Ladakh 2014

Venue: Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India
Date: July 3, 2014
Duration: 1 hour 22 minutes
Languages: English (His Holiness speaks in Tibetan followed by English translation)

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Introductory teachings for the main disciples of the Kalachakra Teachings in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India on July 3, 2014. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan followed by an English language translation.

Living, Loving, Laughing, and Dying: The Buddhist Way
Living, Loving, Laughing, and Dying: The Buddhist Way

Venue: Somaiya Vidyavihar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date: May 30 - June 2, 2014
Duration: 6 sessions each approximately 2 and 1/2 hours each
Languages: English, Hindi

Holiness the Dalai Lama's four day introductory teaching on Buddhism given at Somaiya Vidyavihar in Mumbai, Maharashtra on May 30th to June 2nd, 2014. His Holiness speaks in English or Tibetan followed by a Hindi translation, with an English translation available when needed. Sessions will be added as they become available.

Medicine Buddha Empowerment
Medicine Buddha Empowerment

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, HP, India
Date: March 31, 2014
Duration: 2 hours and 45 minutes
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama bestows the Medicine Buddha Empowerment at the request of the Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, India.

37 Practices of a Bodhisattva - New Delhi 2014
37 Practices of a Bodhisattva - New Delhi 2014

Venue: Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India
Date: March 21-23, 2014
Duration: 3 sessions each approximately 2 and 1/2 hours
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day teaching on "37 Practices of a Bodhisattva". On the third day His Holiness bestowed the Trisamayavyharaja Empowerment. The teachings were organized by the Foundation for Universal Responsibility.

Jataka Tales - 2014
Jataka Tales - 2014

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, HP, India
Date: March 16, 2014
Duration: English = 57 minutes; Tibetan = 2 hours 9 minutes
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's one day teachings on the Life Stories of the Buddha (Jataka Tales) given at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, India. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with a simultaneous English translation available. The Tibetan language version includes a Long Life Offering to His Holiness.

18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries - 2013
18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries - 2013

Venue: Sera Jey Monastery, Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India
Date: December 25, 2013 to January 3rd, 2014
Duration: 19 sessions each approximately 2 and 1/2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama continues his teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries at Sera Monastery in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India, at the request of H.E. Ling Choktrul Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with a simultaneous English translation available. Sessions will be added as they become available.

Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Englightenment
Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Englightenment

Venue: Lehigh University, Bethelehem, PA, USA
Date: July 10-15, 2008
Duration: 10 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's six day teaching on Tsongkhapa's "Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lam Rim Chenmo)" given at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, USA on July 10-15, 2008.

 

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