Public Talks

April 3rd, 2014

Preliminary Practices

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim on Preliminary Practices.

Mar 6, 2014

Buddhist Ethics And Purifaction Practices

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Geshe Jamyang talks about Buddhist ethics from the perspectives of the three different vehicles, and about the structure and purpose of purification practices.

Feb 6, 2014

Five Stages of The Path to Buddhahood

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim on the Five Stages of The Path to Buddhahood

Jan 02, 2014

Taking Refuge

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Geshe Jamyang Speaks on the significance of taking refuge.

Dec 05, 2013

The Four Noble Truths

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Geshe Jamyang on The Four Noble Truths

October 3rd, 2013

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Geshe Jamyang on Mindfulness and Self-Compassion (small part of audio missing in the beginning)

June 2nd, 2013

Question and Answer session with Tulku Yeshi

Tulku Yeshi

Tulku Yeshi answers questions at the 2013 Nalanda retreat.

June 1st, 2013

Tibetan Poetry

Tulku Yeshi

Tulku Yeshi gives a talk on Tibetan Poetry

June 2nd, 2013

Ways to implement the teachings in everyday life and be happy

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Geshe Jamyang talks about Shamatha, Vipassana, and how to implement the teachings in everyday life.

June 2nd, 2013

Mindfulness

Tulku Yeshi

Tulku Yeshi gives a talk on mindfulness practice in daily life at the Nalanda 2013 retreat.

June 2nd, 2013

Maintaining Compassion

Tulku Yeshi and Geshe Jamyang

Tulku Yeshi and Geshe Jamyang talk about compassion for oneself and others at the 2013 Nalanda retreat.

June 1st, 2013

Tibetan Zen

Tulku Yeshi

Tulku Yeshi gives a teaching on Tibetan Zen at the 2013 Nalanda retreat.

June 1st, 2013

Tulku Yeshi Performs Chod

Tulku Yeshi

Tulku Yeshi performs Chod at the 2013 Nalanda retreat

February 7, 2013

Preparing for Dying and Death

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Tibetan Buddhism has a detailed view of what happens at the time of death and afterwards. That understanding leads to excellent instruction on how to approach life's final stages.

November 29, 2012

Stress Management

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Is stress or dukha necessarily destructive? Can it be constructive or necessary for our daily life and spiritual practice? What are the similarities between Buddhist concept of "dukkha" and stress in western science? If stress is necessary for our life, what are the effective methods of living with stress instead of getting rid of it? What are the possible sources of stress and antidotes for it? What degree of stress is healthy and unhealthy for our daily and spiritual life?

October 4, 2012

Lojong

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

In October, Geshe Jamyang continues the teachings on Tibetan Mind Development practices (Lojong) that started with our August visiting teacher, Lama Pema Wangdak. The Oct 4 session by Geshe explores the reasons for doing Lojong and other Dharma practices.

September 6, 2012

Vipassana in Daily Life

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Geshe's 1st "First Thursday" Dharma talk for Fall of 2012 was on Vipassana meditation. He gives detailed step-by-step instructions on how to use vipassana to help navigate daily life.

August 12, 2012

Lojong Workshop

Khenpo Pema

Khenpo Pema is abbot of the seven Palden Sakya Centers on the East Coast, Argentina, and Brazil; including the headquarters of the Sakya Lineage in North America in NY. In the summer of 2012, we had the good fortune of bringing Khenpo Pema to Olympia to speak about Lojong and general Buddhism.

June 7, 2012

Celebrating the Buddha's Enlightenment

Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

July is the time of the year that falls within the 4th lunar month of the Tibetan Calendar. This is the month when Tibetan Buddhists remember Buddha Shakyamuni's birth and also his spiritual awakening. To honor the memory of this inspirational man, Geshe Jamyang discusses the highlights of The Buddha's life and teachings.