H.H. the Dalai Lama, the most prominent contemporary figure in Tibetan Buddhism, teaches regularly on a variety of topics ranging from entry level lectures to profound oral commentaries on seminal texts covering subjects such as Wisdom, Compassion, Ethics, Nature of the Mind, Buddhism and Science, and Meditation and Psychotherapy. His office does a great job making the teachings available through its official webcast. Now they are available in a podcast here as MP3 audio files encoded at 64Kbps mono. If you rather see video, check out the “Dalai Lama Video Teachings” podcasts (available in Standard Quality and High Quality).
July 15th, 2009
Episode 103 of 409 episodes
His Holiness introduces and begins a commentary on A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment by Jowo Atisha. This outline of the Mahayana path to Buddhahood focuses on three scopes of practice. His Holiness explains the goal of the path, the reasons for seeking that goal, and how practicing the three scopes brings us happy benefits in this life as well as leading us to ultimate happiness.