Teachings

Jataka Tales
Jataka Tales

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: March 19th, 2011
Duration: 2 hours and 26 minutes
Languages: English, Tibetan, Chinese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaches from the "Jataka Tales" (Life Stories of the Buddha).

37 Practices of a Bodhisattva & Middling Stages of Meditation
37 Practices of a Bodhisattva & Middling Stages of Meditation

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: March 14-15, 2011
Duration: 3 session approximately 2 hours each
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teachings on Gyalsey Thokmey Sangpo's "37 Practices of a Bodhisattva" and Kamalashila's "Middling Stages of Meditation" given at the request of a group from Thailand. Files will be posted as they become available.

Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva
Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: November 30th, 2010
Duration: 2 sessions
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan, Russian

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teaching on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's "37 Practices of a Boddhisattva" (laklen sodunma) given at the request of a group of Russian Buddhists.

Fundamental Wisdom, Lamp, Praise for Dependent Origination and Concise Stages
Fundamental Wisdom, Lamp, Praise for Dependent Origination and Concise Stages

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: October 4-7, 2010
Duration: 8 sessions approximately 2 hours each
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teachings on Nagarjuna's "The Fundamental Wisdom Treatise on the Middle Way" (uma tsawai sherab), Atisha's "Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment" (jangchup lamdron), Tsongkhapa's "In Praise of Dependent Origination" (tendrel toepa) & Tsongkhapa's "Concise Stages for the Path to Enlightenment" (lamrim dudon) at the request of a group from Taiwan. His Holiness teaches in Tibetan followed by Chinese and English translations. The fourth day afternoon is a question and answer session in Chinese and Tibetan languages only.

The Heart Sutra & 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva
The Heart Sutra & 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: September 8-10, 2010
Duration: 6 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan, Chinese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives three days of teachings on The Heart Sutra and 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva at the request of a group from Southeast Asia. There is a question and answer session on the afternoon of the third day in English language only.

The Diamond Sutra
The Diamond Sutra

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: August 28-29, 2010
Duration: 4 sessions, each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English-Tibetan, Korean-Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaches on the Heart Sutra at the request of a group of Korean Buddhists.

Introduction to Buddhism
Introduction to Buddhism

Venue: Upper TCV School, Dharamsala, India
Date: June 1st -2nd, 2010
Duration: 2 sessions each approximately 2.5 hours
Languages: English / Tibetan

His Holiness gives introductory teachings on Buddhism to young Tibetans at the Tibetan Children's Village School.

Shantideva's Guide to a Bodhisattva's Way of Life
Shantideva's Guide to a Bodhisattva's Way of Life

Venue: New Delhi, India
Date: 19-21 March 2010
Duration: 3 seesions (sessions 1&2 - 3:30, session 3 - 1:30
Languages: English

His Holiness teachings on the first three chapters of Shantideva's "Guide" with an introduction to the ninth chapter. The event was organized by the Foundation for Universal Responsibility in New Delhi.

Shantideva's Guide and Kamalashila's Middling Stages of Meditation
Shantideva's Guide and Kamalashila's Middling Stages of Meditation

Venue: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Date: 20-23 July 2008
Duration: 7 Sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English

His Holiness gives teachings on Shantideva's Guide to a Bodhisattva's Way of Life and Kamalashila's Middling Stages of Meditation.

Bodh Gaya Teachings 2010
Bodh Gaya Teachings 2010

Venue: Bodh Gaya, India
Date: 5-8 January 2010
Duration: 10 session approximately 2 hours each
Languages: English, Chinese, Tibetan

His Holiness gives five-day teachings on Nagarjuna's In Praise of the Transcendental (jigten ley depar toepa), Atisha's Lamp of the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron), Longchen Rinpoche's Mind In Comfort and Ease (semnyid nyelso) & Tsongkhapa's Short Version of the Stages of the Path To Enlightenment (lamrim dhuedhon) from January 5th to 8th, 2010.

 

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