By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush, Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche
"Lama Yeshe was once in a position to translating Tibetan Buddhist notion not just via language, yet via his presence, gestures, and approach of life." (Gehlek Rimpoche, writer of fine lifestyles, strong Death)
"One of the nice academics of our time." (Sogyal Rinpoche, writer of The Tibetan booklet of residing and Dying)
Common to all 4 traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, the perform of Vajrasattva is used to purify detrimental karma, disease, and stumbling blocks to religious improvement. Lama Yeshe, the inspirational instructor who strongly prompted the improvement of Buddhism within the West, came across that the perform of Vajrasattva introduced dramatic effects for his Western scholars. turning into Vajrasattva is an entire consultant to this purification perform, supplying guide at the process, observation at the conventional texts, and perception into tantra. additionally integrated is a complete component of entire retreat directions - fundamental studying fabric for a person project a retreat within the Tibetan tradition.
Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935-1984) used to be born in Tibet and proficient on the nice Sera Monastic college. He fled the chinese language oppression in 1959 and within the past due Nineteen Sixties, together with his leader disciple, Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche, started instructing Buddhism to Westerners at their Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal. In 1975 they based the foreign Buddhist association, the basis for the protection of the Mahayana culture (FPMT), which now has greater than a hundred and sixty facilities, initiatives and prone worldwide.
Nicholas Ribush is the founding director on the grounds that 1996 of the Lama Yeshe knowledge Archive, devoted to protecting the lessons of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. He graduated from Melbourne college clinical college in 1964 and primary encountered Buddhism at Kopan Monastery in 1972. He was once an ordained monk from 1974 to 1986. He helped determine knowledge courses with Lama Yeshe in 1976, validated Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre in New Delhi in 1977, and Kurukulla middle in Boston in 1989. Ribush was once a member of the basis for the protection of the Mahayana culture (FPMT) board of administrators from 1983 until eventually 2002. He lives in Lincoln, Massachusetts.
Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche is the religious Director of the basis for the upkeep of the Mahayana culture (FPMT), a global community of Buddhist facilities, monasteries, and affiliated initiatives, together with knowledge courses. Rinpoche was once born in 1946 within the village of Thami within the Solo Khumbu sector of Nepal close to Mount Everest. His books comprise remodeling difficulties into Happiness, how one can be at liberty, and supreme therapeutic. He lives in Aptos, California.