Short Articles on Buddhist Topics
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A concise introduction to the main teachings of the Buddha and the Mahayana path, by His Holiness Sakya Trizin
Questions and answers from Lama Jampa's book, The Way of Tibetan Buddhism
This interview includes guidance from His Holiness on how to overcome some of the difficulties encountered when practising Buddhism today.
An introduction to the Cycle of Texts belonging to the Madhyamaka Empty-of-Other System, by Lama Jampa Thaye.
From short talks given in North America by HH 16th Karmapa.
Guidance on receiving teachings and the significance of the lama, taking refuge, the bodhisattva vow, initiations, reading transmissions and instructions, by Lama Jampa Thaye.
A brief account of the development of the major traditions of dharma in Tibet.
An explanation of the Five Buddha Families and their significance to the Vajrayana practitioner.
The nine ways (yanas) embody the ascending sequence to be followed by the practitioner in developing the view, meditation and activity that will lead to Buddhahood - from a teaching given by HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinopche (1910 - 1991).
A short biography of the great translator and early Sakya throne holder and guru of Sachen Kunga Nyingpo, by Lama Jampa Thaye.
A short biography of the first incarnation of the venerable Karma Thinleypa tulkus, by Karma Thinley Rinpoche.
A short biography of the Kashmiri mahapandita who visited Tibet in the 13th Century by A O'Sullivan.
An explanation of the traditional Tibetan shedra and an outline of the programme of shedra texts belonging to the Karma Kagyu and Sakya traditions which are studied in Dechen.
Lama Jampa Thaye reflects on the visit of HH the 16th Karmapa to Kagyu Ling in 1977.
This article by a student of Lama Jampa Thaye shows that whilst Buddhist practitioners do not need to supplement their practice through involvement in counselling, the teaching of Buddhism can helpfully inform Buddhists who are counsellors by profession.