Teachings

Principal Path to Enlightenment
Principal Path to Enlightenment

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: 7-13 July 2007
Duration: 11 Sessions (each approx. 2:50)
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teaching on Tsongkhapa's Principal Path to Enlightenment (byang chub gshung lam). The text is a commentary on the chapter of Asanga's Bodhisattva Bhumi which details the Bodhisattva's ethics.

Essence of Tibetan Buddhism
Essence of Tibetan Buddhism

Venue: Upper TCV, Dharamsala, India
Date: 1-3 June 2007
Duration: 3 Sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan

His Holiness explains the key aspects of Tibetan Buddhism with great emphasis on the benefits of studying Buddhism to Tibetan high school and college students. Highlighting the need for the study of Buddhism, His Holiness advises that a deeper and fuller understanding of Buddhism enables one to become what His Holiness calls a Buddhist of the 21st century. Complimenting faith with knowledge and reason, one understands why Buddhism is a philosophy, a religion, a science, to transform the mind.

The Third Dalai Lama's Refined Gold & Shantideva's Guide Chapter 9 - Part 2
The Third Dalai Lama's Refined Gold & Shantideva's Guide Chapter 9 - Part 2

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: 4-13 March 2007 (Part 2: 11-13 March 2007)
Duration: 16 Sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan

Annual spring teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Boddhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) along with the 3rd Dalai Lama Gyalwang Sonam Gyatso's The Refined Gold,The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim sershoonma). Part 2 includes the last 3 days of teachings from March 11th to 13th, 2007.

The Third Dalai Lama's Refined Gold & Shantideva's Guide Chapter 9 - Part 1
The Third Dalai Lama's Refined Gold & Shantideva's Guide Chapter 9 - Part 1

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: 4-13 March 2007 (Part 1: 4-9 March 2007)
Duration: 16 Sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan

Annual spring teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Boddhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug) along with the 3rd Dalai Lama Gyalwang Sonam Gyatso's The Refined Gold,The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (lamrim sershoonma). Part 1 includes the first 6 days of teachings from March 4th to 9th, 2007.

Jataka Tales
Jataka Tales

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: 3 March 2007
Duration: 2:15
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives his annual one day teaching on the Jataka Tales.

"A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life", "The 37 Practices of A Bodhisattva" and Nagarjuna's "Fundamental Wisdom"

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: 14-18 August 2006
Duration: 9 Sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan / Korean

His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaches the wisdom chapter of Shantideva's "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug)", "The 37 Practices of A Bodhisattva (Lak-len so dun-ma)" and Chapters 18, 22, 24 & 26 of Nagarjuna's "The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way (Uma Tsawa Sherab)" at the request of a large group from Korea.

Bodhisattva's Way of Life
Bodhisattva's Way of Life

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: 24-30 June 2006
Duration: 13 Sesssions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaches Shantideva's "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (chodjug)" at the request of a large group from Taiwan.

Shantideva's
Shantideva's "Compendium of Precepts" and "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life" - Part 2

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: 15-29 March 2006 (Part 2: 23-24 March)
Duration: 18 Sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan

His Holiness gives his annual Monlam teaching on Shantideva's Compendium of Precepts (Laptu) and A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Chod-jug). Part 2 includes the last two days of the teachings from March 23rd to 24th, 2006.

Shantideva's
Shantideva's "Compendium of Precepts" and "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life" - Part 1

Venue: Main Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: 15-29 March 2006 (Part 1: 15-22 March)
Duration: 18 Sessions (each approx. 2 hours)
Languages: English / Chinese / Tibetan

His Holiness gives his annual Monlam teaching on Shantideva's Compendium of Precepts (Laptu) and A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Chod-jug). Part 1 includes the first seven days of the teachings from March 15th to 22nd, 2006 (March 18 is an off day). Due to technical difficulties, there is no video for day 1.

Sixty Stanzas of Reasoning & Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
Sixty Stanzas of Reasoning & Stages of the Path to Enlightenment

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, HP, India
Date: September 30 - October 3, 2013
Duration: 4 sessions, each approximately 3 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan and Chinese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's four day teaching on Nagarjuna's "Sixty Stanzas of Reasoning" & Tsongkhapa's "Concise Treatises on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment" at the request of a group from Taiwan at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, India, on September 30 to October 3, 2013.

 

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