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HOME PAGE AND INDEX TO THE SITE

SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF
    VEN. GESHE GYELTSEN
    VEN. TENZIN KACHO
INDEX AND LINKS TO MAIN SECTIONS

CENTER INFORMATION

WHAT IS THE GELUG TEACHING LINEAGE?
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
TSL TEACHERS
TSL HISTORY OF EVENT SINCE 1996
TSL ORGANIZATIONAL DOCUMENTS

AUDIO LIBRARY

PRAYERS AND CHANTS RECITED BY
VEN. GESHE TSULTIM GYELTSEN

ETIQUETTE IN THE SHRINE ROOM OR GOMPA
LINK TO SNOW LION PUBLICATIONS FOR 
AN ARTICLE ON HOW TO SET UP AN ALTER
DESCRIPTION OF SITTING POSTURE
PRAYERS AND CHANTS IN TIBETAN AND SANSKRIT
   IN"REAL AUDIO" AND TRANSLITERATED TEXT
            REFUGE
            LAMA TSONG KHAPA GURU YOGA
            PRECEDING THE SEED OF WISDOM
            SEED OF WISDOM SUTRA
            SHORT MANDALA OFFERING
            REFUGE AND DEVELOPMENT OF BODHICHITTA
            DEDICATION OF MERITS
            SHORT MANDALA OFFERING

TEACHINGS GIVEN BY
VENERABLE GESHE TSULTIM GYELTSEN

THE DEVELOPMENT WISDOM AND COMPASSION

 

TEACHINGS AND MEDITATIONS BY
VEN. TENZIN KACHO

TEACHINGS
FOR THE INITIAL SCOPE PRACTITIONER

FOR THE INITIAL SCOPE PRACTITIONER
         PRELIMINARIES AND DEDICATION
            CALMING THE MIND WITH A SHORT MEDITATION ON THE BREATH   (3MIN)
            PRAYERS SAID BEFORE THE TEACHING   (14 MINUTES/TRIPOD)
            DEDICATION SAID AT THE END OF THE TEACHING   (1 MIN)
        TEACHINGS FOR THE INITIAL SCOPE PRACTITIONER
            THE MEANING AND SIGNIFICANCE OF TAKING REFUGE   ( 32 AND 31 MINUTES)
            CHARACTERISTICS OF AN APPROPRIATE RETREAT ENVIRONMENT   (34 MINUTES)
            DEATH AND IMPERMANENCE - TWO LESSONS   ()
            THE TEN NON-VIRTUOUS ACTIONS - TWO LESSONS   ( )
            FIVE PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED DURING MEDITATION AND THE EIGHT ANTIDOTES   ()
        MEDITATIONS
            SHAKYAMUNI BUDDHA (30 MINUTES)
            DEATH AND IMPERMANENCE    ( )
            1000 ARM CHENRISIG    ( )
            PURIFYING NEGATIVE ACTIONS USING THE FOUR OPPONENT POWERS   ()

TEACHINGS
FOR THE MIDDLE SCOPE PRACTITIONER

FOR THE MIDDLE SCOPE PRACTITIONER
    MEDITATIONS
            A BRIEF BODY SCAN AND BREATH MEDITATION TO CALM AND FOCUS THE MIND   (13 MIN)
            REFUGE PRAYER: CHANTING IN SANSKRIT AND GENERATING THE ALTRUISTIC INTENTION                                        (4 MIN)
            INTRODUCTION TO THE VAJRASATTVA PURIFICATION PRACTICE   ( 8 MIN AND 8 MIN)
            PRELIMINARY THOUGHTS    (9 MIN)
            VAJRASATTVA PURIFICATION PRACTICE ON: NEGATIVE ACTIONS OF THE BODY
             - KILLING, STEALING AND SEXUAL MISCONDUCT   (14 MINUTES)

    TEACHINGS
            THE FIRST NOBLE TRUTH: THE TRUTH OF SUFFERING  ()
            EIGHT TYPES OF SUFFERING 
            THE FIVE AGGREGATES  
            THE TRUTH OF THE PATH
            ATTRIBUTES OF THE PATH 

TEACHINGS
FOR THE GREAT SCOPE PRACTITIONER

FOR THE GREAT SCOPE PRACTITIONER
     TEACHINGS AND MEDITATIONS
         INTRODUCTION TO MAHAYANA BUDDHISM AND THE ALTRUISTIC INTENTION
         TRANSFORMING DIFFICULTIES INTO THE PATH  
         SEVEN POINT CAUSE AND EFFECT TRAINING  
         INSTRUCTIONS ON TONGLEN MEDITATION   
         THE SIX FAR REACHING ATTITUDES
         PRAISES AND REQUESTS TO THE TWENTY-ONE TARAS
         CHANTS BY THE KHACHOE GYAKYIL NUNS OF KOPAN
         THE SIX FAR REACHING ATTITUDES
         THE BODHISATTVA VOWS

ASK ANI-LA

AN INVITATION TO ASK QUESTIONS TO VEN. TENZIN KACHO 
ABOUT THE DHARMA, ITS APPLICATION AND PRACTICE

NOTES AND TRANSCRIPTS

THE NATURE OF REALITY AND COMPASSION - NOTES FROM HHDL IN LOS ANGELES (1997)
INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM IN FOUR LESSONS - TEACHING BY GESHE GYELTSEN

EXTRACTS FROM KEYS TO GREAT ENLIGHTENMENT BY GESHE GYELTSEN
DHARMA DICTIONARY - COMMON TERMS AND PHRASES IN TIBETAN BUDDHISM

GESHE GYELTSEN'S OTHER CENTERS

THUBTEN DHARGYE LING, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
THUBTEN RINCHEN LING, HOUSTON, TEXAS
MAHAKARUNA TIBETAN BUDDHIST CENTER, FAIRBANKS, ALASKA
GEDEN JAMPA LING, CANCUN, MEXICO

VIRTUAL TRIP TO TIBET PROVIDED BY PAPER ROAD/TIBET

SLIDE SHOW IN "REAL AUDIO" WITH BACKGROUND SOUND TRACK

SERVICE TO TIBETANS AND TIBET

SPONSOR THE EDUCATION OF A TIBETAN CHILD
THE SHAKYAMUNI COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE CENTRE
HELP SPONSOR A MONK OR NUN
SEVA FOUNDATION-
HELPING TIBET - SUGGESTIONS BY THE TIBETAN GOVERNMENT IN EXILE
PAPER ROAD/TIBET

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