TOK 1: Myriad Worlds, Buddhist Cosmology   གདུལ་ཞིང་སྣོད་བཅུད་ཀྱི་འཇིག་རྟེན་རིམ་པར་ཕེ་བ།

TOK 2: The Light of the World   འདུལ་བྱེད་སྟོན་པ་བྱོན་ཚུལ་རིམ་པར་ཕྱེ་བ།

TOK 3: The Genuine Dharma   བསྟན་པ་དམ་པའི་ཆོས་ཀྱི་རིམ་པར་ཕྱེ་བ།

TOK 4: Buddhism Resplendent in the World   རྒྱལ་བསྟན་འཛམ་བུའི་གླིག་དུ་ཇི་ལྟར་དར་བའི་རིམ་པར་ཕྱེ་བ།

TOK 5: Buddhist Ethics   ལྷག་པ་ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་ཀྱི་བསླབ་པའི་རིམ་པ་ཕྱེ་བ།

In Halscheid, Germany, in 1993, Rinpoche gave a word-by-word explanation on the beautiful praise to the Buddha, to Manjushri and the Guru, which he sings SO many times as the beginning of teachings. This praise is composed by Lodro Thaye and is found in the root text at the beginning of Treasury of Knowledge.

There is a study-group lead by Jim Scott that then goes through the verses translating each word.

Tibetan-English

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At Marpa House in Bouddha, 1988, Rinpoche taught his students the Tibetan U-me alphabet. 

With the greatest of care, Ani Jampa meticulously wrote sentence after sentence on the blackboard, for students to copy.

Rinpoche would then come in and teach the subject: the chapters 1.1 and 6.2.

Tibetan only

5 talks, audio

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In Oregon 1991, Rinpoche explains the four conditions and six types of results to a few number of senior students.

Tibetan only

1 talk, audio

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At Karma Chodrub Gyamtso Ling, Brussels, 27-30 May 1986, Rinpoche offers three talks on the Buddha's explanations on the eight consciousnesses, the three types of habitual tendencies and Dzogchen's three and six types of ignorance.

Visiting Oxford, 16 October 1987, Rinpoche briefly goes through the section of Treasury of Knowledge outlining how the delusions of samsara manifest and how they are freed. He then opens up for questions.

Tibetan - French, Tibetan - English

3 and 1 talk, audio

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At Kagyu Ling, Plaige April 1986, Rinpoche explains how the supreme nirmanakaya of the Buddha manifested in our world and performed the twelve deeds. 

Rinpoche's old friend and first translator, Acharya Tenpa Negi, is there and assists with the translation into English and there is a lot of warmth and laughter.

For the many other topics taught during the course, search "Plaige 1986" in the search box.

Tibetan / English

2 talks, audio

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In Bouddha, probably in 1994, Rinpoche teaches the third outline of the chapter, བསྟན་པ་དམ་པའི་ཆོས་རིམ་པར་ཕྱེ་བ།

The details of the settings for these talks are yet to be discovered, but they could be taught as preparation for translating the section.

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Visiting Rigpe Dorje, San Antonio, November 1995, Rinpoche choses to offer:

  • 4 talks with explanatory reading transmission for the booklet Selected Songs of Jetsün Milarepa
  • 3 talks on the commentary to the Sutra of the Explication of the Definitive Meaning  མདོ་སྡེ་དགོངས་པ་ངེས་པར་འགྲེལ་བའི་མདོའི་རྣམ་པར་བཤད་པ།
  • 6 talks on TOK3.2: Cycles of Scriptural Transmission.

Rinpoche works with the songs from the booklet throughout the course.

Tibetan - English

6 talks, audio

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In Bouddha, most likely in the year 1994, Rinpoche elucidated to a small number of students the root text and excerpts from Lodrö Thaye's commentary presenting how the realized sangha gathered after the parinirvana of the Buddha and held three councils centered around how to safeguard and preserve the genuine dharma in the world for as long as possible for the benefit of all sentient beings. 

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4 talks, audio

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