Teachings

Kalachakra Ritual Offering Dance
Kalachakra Ritual Offering Dance

Venue: Kalachakra Teaching Ground, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India
Date: January 9, 2017
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Languages: Tibetan

The Kalachakra Ritual Offering Dance from the 34th Kalachakra Empowerment in Bodhgaya, Bihar, India on January 9, 2017. Performed by monks of Namgyal Monastery to a musical accompaniment of horns, drums and cymbals, the dancers represent offering goddesses who make offerings to the Kalachakra Mandala. Along with the Offering Dance, different groups of artists perform their own traditional music, providing a striking contrast.

Preliminary Teachings to the Kalachakra Empowerment
Preliminary Teachings to the Kalachakra Empowerment

Venue: Kalachakra Teaching Ground, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India
Date: January 5-8, 2017
Duration: 4 sessions each approximately 3 hours
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teachings preliminary to the Kalachakra Empowerment on Shantideva's "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life" and Kamalashila's "Middling Stages of Meditation" from Bodhgaya, Bihar, India on January 5-8, 2017. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with English and Chinese translations available. Sessions and languages will be added as they become available.

Shantideva’s ’A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’
Shantideva’s ’A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’

Venue: Leela Ambience Hotel, Delhi, India
Date: December 25-27, 201
Duration: 3 sessions each approximately 3 hours
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan, Russian

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day teaching on Shantideva’s ’Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’ at the request of Russian Buddhists in Delhi, India. His Holiness continues his previous teachings to the group from chapter 9.

The 2nd Chapter of Dharmakirti's
The 2nd Chapter of Dharmakirti's "Pramanavarttika"

Venue: Riga, Latvia
Date: October 10-11, 2016
Duration: 4 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan, Chinese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teaching on the 2nd Chapter of Dharamkirti's "Pramanavarttika" given in Riga, Latvia on October 10, 2016. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with English and Chinese translations available. Sessions and languages will be added as they become available.

Teaching for Tibetan Youth 2016
Teaching for Tibetan Youth 2016

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, HP, India
Date: June 1-3, 2016
Duration: 3 sessions each approximately 2 and 1/2 hours
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's annual three day teaching for Tibetan Youth held at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on June 1-3, 2016. His Holiness's teachings are based on Domthonpa's "A Tree of Faith - A Self-Exhortation from Book of Kadam" and he bestows the Manjushri Permission on the final day. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with English and Chinese translations available. Languages and sessions will be added as they become available.

18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries - 2015
18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries - 2015

Venue: Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Bylakuppe, Karnatak, India
Date: December 20-28, 2015
Duration: 17 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan, Chinese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's continuation of his teaching on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with translations in English and Chinese available. Sessions and languages will be added as they become available.

Dharamsala Teachings for Southeast Asians
Dharamsala Teachings for Southeast Asians

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, HP, India
Date: September 7-10, 2015
Duration: Four sessions each approximately 3 hours
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's four day teaching at the request of a group from Asia at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on September 7-10, 2015. His Holiness concludes his teaching on Shantideva's "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life" with Chapter 10 and then gives teachings on Kamalashila's "The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa)", Chapter 1 of Nagarjuna's "The Precious Garland of the Middle Way (uma rinchen trengwa)" and Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's "The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas (laklen sodunma)". His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks in Tibetan with a simultaneous English, and Chinese translations available. Languages and sessions will be added as they become available.

Teaching at TCV - 2015
Teaching at TCV - 2015

Venue: Tibetan Children's Village School (TCV), Upper Dharamsala, HP, India
Date: May 27-28, 2015
Duration: 2 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan, Chinese, Hindi

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's two day teaching at Tibetan Children's Village School (TCV) in Upper Dharamsala, HP, India on May 27-28, 2015. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with English, Chinese and Hindi translations available.

18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries - 2014
18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries - 2014

Venue: Ganden Jangtse Monastery, Mundgod, Karnataka, India
Date: December 23-28, 2014
Duration: 12 sessions each approximately 2 and 1/2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan, Chinese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama continues his teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries at Ganden Jangtse Monastery in Mundgod, Karnataka, India. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with a simultaneous translation into English available. Languages and sessions as well as downloadable video mp4s and audio mp3s will be added as they become available. Chinese, Vietnamese and Hindi will be added at a later date.

Je Tsongkhapa's “Great Stages of the Path
Je Tsongkhapa's “Great Stages of the Path"

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, HP, India
Date: December 2-4, 2014
Duration: 3 sessions each approximately 3 and 1/2 hours
Languages: English, Chinese,Tibetan,Hindi

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day teaching on Je Tsongkhapa's "Great Stages of the Path to Enlightenment" given at the request of a group from Mongolia at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on December 2-5, 2014. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan with English, Chinese and Hindi translations available.

 

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