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Recorded Commentaries

In winter 2021, Lama Yeshe has led the Eau Claire Buddhist Study group in discussions on the book Ground, Path & Fruition by Tai Situ Rinpoche. Click here for the YouTube playlist of recordings that have been posted so far.

In autumn of 2020, Lama Yeshe gave a series of talks on the book Finding Genuine Practice: The Eight Verses of Training the Mind, by the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje. [Click on links below to access recordings on YouTube, or click here for the full playlist.]

Chapter 1

Chapters 2-3

Chapters 4-5

Chapters 6-7

Late summer of 2020, Lama Yeshe gave a series of talks, sponsored by the Eau Claire Buddhist Study Group, regarding the book In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying, by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. [Click on the chapter numbers, below, to view each recording on YouTube. Or click here for the full playlist.]

Chapter 1

Chapters 2-4

Chapters 5-6

Chapters 7-8

Chapters 9-11

Chapters 12-13

Chapters 14-15

Chapters 16-18

Chapters 19

Chapters 20-22

Chapters 23-25

Chapters 26-27

Chapters 28-29

Epilogue

May – July, 2020, Lama Yeshe gave a series of talks sponsored by the Eau Claire Buddhist Study Group, regarding the book The Places that Scare You: a Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times, by Pema Chodron. It is about training in becoming a Bodhisattva. [Click on the chapter numbers, below, to view each recording on YouTube.]

Chapters 1-3 (recorded May 5, 2020): The Excellence of Bodhichitta, Tapping into the Spring, The Facts of Life.

Chapters 4-6 (recorded May 12, 2020): Learning to Stay, Warrior Slogans, Four Limitless Qualities.

Chapters 7-8 (recorded May 19, 2020): Loving-Kindness, Compassion.

Chapters 9-10 (recorded May 26, 2020): Tonglen, Finding the Ability to Rejoice.

Chapters 11-13 (recorded June 2, 2020): Enhancing the Training in Joy, Thinking Bigger, Meeting the Enemy.

Chapters 14-16 (recorded June 9, 2020): Fresh Start, Strength, Three Kinds of Laziness.

Chapters 17-18 (recorded June 23, 2020): Bodhisattva Activity, Groundlessness.

Chapters 19-20 (recorded June 30, 2020): Heightened Neurosis, When the Going Gets Rough.

Chapters 21-22 (recorded July 7, 2020): The Spiritual Friend, The In-Between State.

In spring of 2020, Lama Yeshe gave a series of talks sponsored by the Eau Claire Buddhist Study Group, regarding the book Karma: What it Is, What it Isn’t, Why it Matters, by Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche. Many of these talks were recorded; see list below:

Karma, chapter 4The Bardo Teachings on Death, the Intermediate State, and Rebirth.

Karma, chapter 6The Meaning of Life and the Fear of Death.

Karma, chapter 7: Immortality, Reincarnation, and Rebirth.

Karma, chapter 8Karmic Theory as a Possible Foundation for Ethics.

Karma, chapter 9The Empirical Aspects of Karmic Theory and Rebirth.

Karma, chapter 10Working with Karma.

To view Lama’s recorded talks on other topics, click here.