Teachings

Jataka Tales
Jataka Tales

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: March 8, 2012
Duration: 3 hours 34 minutes
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's annual teaching on the Jataka Tales (Life Stories of the Buddha) as part of the final day of the five day Great Prayer Festival. His Holiness also confers a Chenrezig (Avaloketishivara) empowerment.

Kalachakra 2012 Preliminary Teachings
Kalachakra 2012 Preliminary Teachings

Venue: Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India
Date: January 4-6, 2012
Duration: 3 sessions each approximately 3 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teachings on Kamalashila's "The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa)", Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's "37 Practices of A Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma)", Geshe Langri Thangpa's "Eight Verses of Training the Mind (lojong tsik gyema)", Nagarjuna's "The Praise to the World Transcendent (jigten ley deypar toepa)" and Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen's "The Precious Lamp in Praise of Bodhicitta (jangchup sem kyi toepa rinchen drolma)". More download and streaming files will be added as they become available.

Principal Aspects of the Path, Mind Training and Destiny Fulfilled
Principal Aspects of the Path, Mind Training and Destiny Fulfilled

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: December 19-20-2011
Duration: 3 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's two day teaching on Tsongkhapa's "Three Principal Aspects of the Path", and "Destiny Fulfilled" and Geshe Langri Thangpa's "Eight Verses of Training the Mind" at the request of a group of Russian Buddhists.

Nagarjuna's
Nagarjuna's "In Praise of Dhammadhatu"

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: October 1-3, 2011
Duration: 6 sessions each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan and Chinese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's four day teaching on Nagarjuna's "In Praise of Dhammadhatu" given at the request of a group from Taiwan. His Holiness speaks in Tibetan followed by English and Chinese translations

A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life
A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: August 30 - 31, 2011
Duration: 4 sessions, each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teaching on Shantideva's "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life" given at the request of a group from Southeast Asia.

Question & Answer Session with a Group from Southeast Asia
Question & Answer Session with a Group from Southeast Asia

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: September 1, 2011
Duration: 1 hour 47 minutes
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama interacts with a group from Southeast Asia after a two day teaching in Dharamsala.

Kalachakra Preliminary Teachings
Kalachakra Preliminary Teachings

Venue: Verizon Center, Washington DC, USA
Date: July 9-11, 2011
Duration: 3 sessions, each approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes
Languages: English

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day teaching on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo's "37 Practices of A Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma)" and Kamalashila's "Stages of Meditation - Middle Volume (gomrim barpa)" that were preliminary teachings to the Kalachakra Empowerment.

Praise for Dependent Origination & Avalokiteshvera Permission Initiation
Praise for Dependent Origination & Avalokiteshvera Permission Initiation

Venue: Main Tibetan Temple, Dharamsala, India
Date: June 28-29, 2011
Duration: 3 sessions, each approximately 2 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan, Vietnamese

His Holiness the Dalai Lama teaches on Je Tsongkhapa's "Praise for Dependent Origination" and confers the Avalokiteshvera Permission Initiation (Chenrezig Jenang) at the request of a Group from Vietnam. His Holiness teaches in Tibetan with English and Vietnamese translation. Files will be added as they become available.

Teachings on Buddhism for Young Tibetans
Teachings on Buddhism for Young Tibetans

Venue: Upper TCV, Dharamsala, India
Date: June 3-4, 2011
Duration: 2 sessions each approximately 3 hours
Languages: English, Tibetan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama's teachings on Buddhism to young Tibetans at Tibetan's Childrens' Village School in Dharamsala, India.

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).

 

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