Victoria Buddhist Dharma Society



Thursday Evening Teachings by Lama Jampa Tenzin

Sakya Pandita's "Clarifying the Sage's Intent"

Click on the following links to listen to portions of this series.

Introduction to the text, 24 March 2011

Chapter 1 - Buddha Nature, 24 March 2011


The 12 Links of Dependent Origination

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Link #8 Craving, 21 October 2010

Link #9 Grasping, 28 October 2010

Benefits of understanding dependent origination, Link #11 Becoming, Link #12 Old Age and Death, 2 December 2010

Dependent Origination and The Four Noble Truths - Applications to Practice, 9 December 2010

Correspondences between the 12 Links and other aspects of Buddhist teaching, 30 December 2010

Four types of dependent origination, 6 January 2011


Nagarjuna's "Letter to a Friend"
(with translation by Lama Jhampa Shaneman)

Click on the following links to view excerpts from the complete teachings,
which are available on DVD from the Centre.

The Ten Non-Virtuous Acts, 11 March 2010

The Six Perfections, 1 April 2010