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Awakening Now with Lama Surya Das is a podcast that illuminates many aspects of the spiritual path via dharma talks and interviews with Surya Das' fellow spiritual teachers and peers. Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, and a leading spokesperson for the emerging American Buddhism. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him “The Western Lama.”
 
Listen to teachings from great Tibetan Buddhist masters Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Visit our website (www.LamaYeshe.com) to read teachings from many of the greatest teachers of our time and to order our free books.
 
Listen to teachings from great Tibetan Buddhist masters Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Visit our website (www.LamaYeshe.com) to read teachings from many of the greatest teachers of our time and to order our free books.
 
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama embraces Tibet's intellectual tradition of logic and philosophical debates. He often visits University of California campuses to learn and speak.
 
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Dalai Lama
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All things mindful, tibet, meditation, music, love, Compassion, emptiness and all beings.
 
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Lama Sonam
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Recent dharma talks from Lama Sonam. Lama Sonam,was born in 1962 in Bhutan, He was a monk in Rumtek Monastry in Sikkim before entering Thrangu Tashi Choling in Nepal. He was a personal attendant of Thrangu Rinpoche in the Monastry for many years. He completed the three years retreat at the Namo Buddha Retreat Center and was a teacher of young monks at the Thrangu Tashi Choling. He studied English while staying at Oxford Thrangu House. He is now a Vajra Master of Hong Kong Thrangu Centre.
 
Lama Marut Teachings, Events and Retreats
 
A collection of audio Dharma teachings by Lama Mark Webber. Please see http://www.markwebber.org/ for details.
 
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Lama Tashi Dundup
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Recent dharma talks from Lama Tashi Dundup. Lama Tashi Dundup was born in Tibet in 1952. From 1970 to 1988 he stayed at Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim, India, seat of His Holiness Karmapa, and received teachings on the major texts from Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Thrangu Rinpoche, Sal-je Rinpoche, and Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche. He also studied ritual music and procedures, such as the making of tormas, the construction of mandalas, and the building of stupas. He completed a three-year retrea ...
 
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Lama Dawa
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Recent dharma talks from Lama Dawa. Lama Dawa was born in 1969 in Tsum. His father was Dundrup Chima and mother named Yongzom.He had a strong desire to become a monk from an early age. At the age of 13, he entered Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery and learned all Buddhist rituals. During that time, he received full ordination (gelong) from Thrangu Rinpoche. In 1986, he joined the Namo Buddha Monastic College and completed the five-year program and the Ngondro practice. Upon completing shedra s ...
 
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Bijay Lama
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Welcome to the Bijay Lama podcast, where amazing things happen.
 
When we start practicing Buddhism, we often find ourselves taking many vows, such as refuge vows, the five precepts, bodhisattva vows, and sojong vows. But often we take the vows without really knowing what we are committing ourselves to. In these four sessions, we will cover the different types of vows and explain what their precepts are, how long we are committing ourselves to them for, what it means to break the vows, and how we can restore them if we do break them. We will also discuss h ...
 
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Vikram Lama
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Dr. Ian Dunican joins Lama Surya Das for a discussion about ways that meditation practice can improve our quality of sleep. Find show notes and resources at: https://beherenownetwork.com/lama-surya-das-ep-66-dr-ian-dunican/
 
This week on the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das concludes his exploration of the naked awareness practices and panoramic view of Dzogchen meditation.
 
If you have compassion for others, then that gives meaning to everything, all the expenses that we do, all the hard works that we do, including studying, doing job, many hours of job—it gives meaning to everything. Listen to a talk given by Kyabje Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche on the beneficial results of practicing compassion for others during al ...…
 
If you have compassion for others, then that gives meaning to everything, all the expenses that we do, all the hard works that we do, including studying, doing job, many hours of job—it gives meaning to everything. Listen to a talk given by Kyabje Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche on the beneficial results of practicing compassion for others during al ...…
 
Lama Surya Das continues his discussion around the Dzogchen practice of naked awareness and how its fruits manifest in our lives. Find show notes and recommendations here: https://beherenownetwork.com/lama-surya-das-ep-64-naked-awareness/
 
Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings in June, 2008 at the White Eagle Conference Center in Crestone, Colorado. This podcast presents the first session in this four day teaching series. In this session Rinpoche explores why we suffer, how to find the I that causes us to suffer and why we need to practice the Dharma right now. Read along with ...…
 
Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings in June, 2008 at the White Eagle Conference Center in Crestone, Colorado. This podcast presents the first session in this four day teaching series. In this session Rinpoche explores why we suffer, how to find the I that causes us to suffer and why we need to practice the Dharma right now. Read along with ...…
 
In this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das looks at how awareness itself can bring balance into our everyday life and answers questions around Dzogchen practice.
 
Lama Surya Das is joined by Francesca Maxime for a conversation about the compassion, wisdom and equanimity that comes when we turn our life into our practice and begin to connect with our true selves.
 
On March 12, 2014, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche ascended Vulture’s Peak, Rajgir, India, to give a transmission of the Vajra Cutter Sutra to a group of students. Rinpoche began by reading out a Dedication Prayer by Mipham Dawa Rinpoche, then, after the sutra transmission, Rinpoche led students in a meditation on emptiness. Read along with the trans ...…
 
On March 12, 2014, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche ascended Vulture’s Peak, Rajgir, India, to give a transmission of the Vajra Cutter Sutra to a group of students. Rinpoche began by reading out a Dedication Prayer by Mipham Dawa Rinpoche, then, after the sutra transmission, Rinpoche led students in a meditation on emptiness. Read along with the trans ...…
 
Lama Mark gives an evening talk on where meditation is to be found. Through a series of metaphors and instructions, he guides us to the effortless, unchanging freedom intrinsic to our own minds -- none other than total empty-luminous-compassion for all sentient beings. This is the meditation of Mahamudra and Dzogchen: The ultimate meditation.…
 
In this talk, Lama Surya Das explores ways to cultivate our innate Buddha nature and teaches the natural meditation practices of Dzogchen.
 
Weed is not a drug its a herb
 
Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this Dharma talk in Madrid, Spain on June 10, 2009 and explains how compassion is our best and most reliable friend and will never cheat us, that compassion is the most powerful purification we can practice and that compassion should be our practice in every moment of our everyday life. Read along with the transcr ...…
 
Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this Dharma talk in Madrid, Spain on June 10, 2009 and explains how compassion is our best and most reliable friend and will never cheat us, that compassion is the most powerful purification we can practice and that compassion should be our practice in every moment of our everyday life. Read along with the transcr ...…
 
This week, Lama Surya Das gives a talk about how we can rest in the practice of non-action and enjoy the View.
 
Lama Surya Das is reunited with his old friend, Kelly Rego, for a conversation around seeing the perfection in all things, integrating our spiritual practice into daily life and understanding what lies beyond mindfulness.
 
These teachings were given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India, December 26-31, 2006. The selection begins with a question and answer between Rinpoche and students on the nature of the mind followed by a discourse by Rinpoche on the nature of samsara. You can also read along with a lightly edited transcript of these teachin ...…
 
These teachings were given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India, December 26-31, 2006. The selection begins with a question and answer between Rinpoche and students on the nature of the mind followed by a discourse by Rinpoche on the nature of samsara. You can also read along with a lightly edited transcript of these teachin ...…
 
On this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das explores methods of mastering fear and training our reactivity.
 
Fear of Failure, Doubt, Faith and Confidence in Dharma:On March 19th, 2018, Lama Mark gave requested teachings on Skype with a Dharma Group from British Columbia, Canada. During the talk, Lama Mark answers the following question with great detail. Doubt, lack of faith, and the need for lucid confidence were major themes of the talk—and much mor ...…
 
On this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das looks at some unintentional deviations that we make from our spiritual practice as well as simple ways we can improve our daily practice.
 
Lama Mark Webber gave teachings and instructions on a key point of Dharma practice; how to overcome afflictive emotions and thoughts through bodhicitta.Lama Mark began the retreat by explaining relative and ultimate bodhicitta (the mind of enlightenment). He taught classic Buddhist meditations on loving-kindness, relative and transcendent compa ...…
 
Lama Mark Webber gave teachings and instructions on a key point of Dharma practice; how to overcome afflictive emotions and thoughts through bodhicitta.Lama Mark began the retreat by explaining relative and ultimate bodhicitta (the mind of enlightenment). He taught classic Buddhist meditations on loving-kindness, relative and transcendent compa ...…
 
Lama Mark Webber gave teachings and instructions on a key point of Dharma practice; how to overcome afflictive emotions and thoughts through bodhicitta.Lama Mark began the retreat by explaining relative and ultimate bodhicitta (the mind of enlightenment). He taught classic Buddhist meditations on loving-kindness, relative and transcendent compa ...…
 
Lama Mark Webber gave teachings and instructions on a key point of Dharma practice; how to overcome afflictive emotions and thoughts through bodhicitta.Lama Mark began the retreat by explaining relative and ultimate bodhicitta (the mind of enlightenment). He taught classic Buddhist meditations on loving-kindness, relative and transcendent compa ...…
 
This week, Lama Surya Das looks at the teachings and practices which remind us of our Buddha nature.
 
February 13th, 2018: The Preliminary Liberating Instructions - understanding the practices and contemplationsAt Glentui Meadows, Canterbury, New ZealandNear the end of the retreat, "Tranquility and Dzogchen" held in Canterbury, New Zealand, Lama Mark gave a reading transmission of The Preliminary Liberating Instructions of the Drikung Gonpo Yan ...…
 
February 13th, 2018: The Preliminary Liberating Instructions - understanding the practices and contemplationsAt Glentui Meadows, Canterbury, New ZealandNear the end of the retreat, "Tranquility and Dzogchen" held in Canterbury, New Zealand, Lama Mark gave a reading transmission of The Preliminary Liberating Instructions of the Drikung Gonpo Yan ...…
 
This week Lama Surya Das explores the state of flow known as the middle way, the way to peace and liberation in this very life.
 
Lama Surya Das teaches a lesson on the most important principles of Dzogchen meditation and discusses ways we can bring balance into our spiritual practice.
 
This week on the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das looks at how we can turn compassion into action with Metta meditation practice.
 
Lama Surya Das explores the secrets of mindfulness practice, teasing out the nuances of our practice so that we may guide ourselves better.
 
Following a reading transmission the previous week, Lama Mark Webber reads and gives commentary on a few pages of verses from Khunu Lama Gyaltsen's 1959 text called The Jewel Lamp, published by Wisdom as Vast as the Heavens, Deep as the Sea: A Praise of Bodhicitta. It is 356 verses expressing the boundless scope of Bodhicitta. Then, Lama Mark r ...…
 
On this episode of the Awakening Now Podcast, Lama Surya Das explores the threefold path of Natural Great Perfection in Dzogchen practice.
 
On this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das discusses the tenants of emptiness and detachment in the Buddhist tradition.
 
This week Lama Surya Das explores the Ten Paramitas, the Buddha’s guidelines for everyday living.
 
David Fisher joins Lama Surya Das for a conversation around current events and how with mindfulness practice we can begin waking up together.
 
On this episode of Awakening Now, Lama Surya Das takes a look at Right View on the Noble Eightfold Path.
 
May 13-20, 2017 – The Practice Anapanasati (Recollection of Breath), and Tranquility in unfolding the Mahamudra: 7 Dharma Talks at Villa Sumaya, Lake Atitlan, GuatemalaDuring the first week of a two week retreat at Villa Sumaya, Lama Mark Webber teaches traditional tranquility and loving-kindness practices from the tradition of Mahamudra. He al ...…
 
May 13-20, 2017 – The Practice Anapanasati (Recollection of Breath), and Tranquility in unfolding the Mahamudra: 7 Dharma Talks at Villa Sumaya, Lake Atitlan, GuatemalaDuring the first week of a two week retreat at Villa Sumaya, Lama Mark Webber teaches traditional tranquility and loving-kindness practices from the tradition of Mahamudra. He al ...…
 
May 13-20, 2017 – The Practice Anapanasati (Recollection of Breath), and Tranquility in unfolding the Mahamudra: 7 Dharma Talks at Villa Sumaya, Lake Atitlan, GuatemalaDuring the first week of a two week retreat at Villa Sumaya, Lama Mark Webber teaches traditional tranquility and loving-kindness practices from the tradition of Mahamudra. He al ...…
 
May 13-20, 2017 – The Practice Anapanasati (Recollection of Breath), and Tranquility in unfolding the Mahamudra: 7 Dharma Talks at Villa Sumaya, Lake Atitlan, GuatemalaDuring the first week of a two week retreat at Villa Sumaya, Lama Mark Webber teaches traditional tranquility and loving-kindness practices from the tradition of Mahamudra. He al ...…
 
May 13-20, 2017 – The Practice Anapanasati (Recollection of Breath), and Tranquility in unfolding the Mahamudra: 7 Dharma Talks at Villa Sumaya, Lake Atitlan, GuatemalaDuring the first week of a two week retreat at Villa Sumaya, Lama Mark Webber teaches traditional tranquility and loving-kindness practices from the tradition of Mahamudra. He al ...…
 
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