Saturday, December 8, 2012

Dalai Lama: live online (webcast)

Mara Schaeffer, Wisdom Quarterly
Live webcasts: 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries
Kalmyk president with the Dalai Lama
Want to attend live Dharma talks in India with the 14th Dalai Lama? Here's how without flying to Dharamsala, his home in exile. Catch his talks evenings at:

Recently while listening to the end of the first session, I found myself surprised by his refreshing honesty and practicality. He was very specific about the details of practice: "Do this. Don't do that."

He spoke more profoundly than he usually does for his public talks while addressing both monastics and lay people. These talks are topic-centered, with quotes, citing specific page numbers, and covering a number of texts.

Many of the texts being commented on are available free online:

Teachings in Mundgod, India: Days 8-9 of 14, Dec. 7-8, 2012 (View)

Live webcasts of teachings on the 18 Great Stages of the Path Commentaries in Tibetan with simultaneous translations into English, Chinese, Russian, and Mongolian available. View
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 13, 2012
  • Morning Session: 7:30 am-9:30 am PST 
  • Afternoon Session: 11:30 am-1:30 pm PST

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