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Work in Progress: Second Quarter 2013

Alexander Berzin

June 24, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.06.18): Three Types of Discriminating Awareness and Six Perfect Features

Edited English articles that were newly put online:

  • The Meaning of “Sangha” and Advice for Dharma Centers

English audio transcripts that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.06.15)

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Explanation of The Yoga of the Spiritual Master Inseparable from Avalokiteshvara (part 5)

  • Meditation course on Kalachakra Six-Session Guru-Yoga (2004.03.14, 2004.04.04, 2004.06.06)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (part 7)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.06.19, 2012.06.26, 2012.07.03)

English transcripts sent for editing:

  • Dakas and Dakinis

New German translations online:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

New Russian translations online:

  • Making Sense of Tantra: Why Tantra Is More Efficient Than Sutra (part 6)

Russian audio transcripts that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • The Nature of Mental Appearances: Gelug Explanation (part 2)

Russian audio files sent for transcribing:

  • The Nature of Mental Appearances: Gelug Explanation (part 3)

New Portuguese translations online:

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation 2011

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Summary of the Graded Path to Enlightenment – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhichitta

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhichitta

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows

  • Secondary Bodhisattva Vows

  • Common Root Tantric Vows

  • Secondary Tantric Vows

  • Factors Involved in Transgressing Tantric Vows

  • Auxiliary Bonding Practices

  • Common Bonding Practices for the Buddha-Families

  • Bonding Practices for Mother Tantra

New Indonesian translations online:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 1)

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 2)

New Vietnamese translations online:

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World

Vietnamese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Dharma in Daily Life

New Mongolian section online

Mongolian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Milarepa Songs of Nonattachment to Family, Friends and Wealth – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Articles sent for Mongolian translation:

  • Tulkus’ Conference on Nonsectarianism

Japanese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Dharma in Daily Life

  • Buddhism and Science

Persian translations that arrived:

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

June 17, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.06.11): Causes of Being Muddle-minded and Necessity of Study

  • Reading of A Root Text for the Precious Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • The Three Trainings and Eight-fold Path in Daily Life (part 1)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (parts 5-6)

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.02.16, 2010.02.23, 2010.03.02, 2010.03.09, 2010.03.16, 2010.03.30, 2010.04.06)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.05.25, 2010.06.01, 2010.07.06, 2010.07.13, 2010.07.20, 2010.07.27, 2010.08.03, 2010.08.10, 2010.08.17, 2010.08.24, 2010.08.31)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.05.04, 2010.06.15, 2010.06.22, 2010.06.29 )

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for English transcription:

  • Introduction to the Vajrabhairava System of Anuttarayoga Tantra (1 part)

Edited Russian translations that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 6)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Obstacles to Developing Concentration, Especially during Tantric Recitation Meditation – Geshe Sonam Rinchen

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • The Challenges for Buddhism in the Twenty-first Century

  • Overview of the Four Noble Truths

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Overview of the Lam-rim Graded Pathways of Mind – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation 2011

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • European Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Guidelines from the Mongolian Experience for Translating Tibetan Buddhist Texts – Changkya Rolpay-dorjey

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Down-to-Earth Explanation of the Seven-Limb Preliminary Practice

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Dispelling Discomfort at the Eight Transitory Things in Life

  • Questions Concerning Collective Karma and Natural Disasters

Chinese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Scheme for Analyzing the Dynamics of a Relation with a Spiritual Teacher

New Chinese translations online:

  • Forty-six Faults That Cause Interference for Spiritual Study and Practice

  • Scheme for Analyzing the Dynamics of a Relation with a Spiritual Teacher

Articles sent for Vietnamese translation:

  • History of the Theravada Ordination Lineages

Edited Mongolian translations that arrived:

  • 6 articles from the Homepage, Author, About Us, Help Us, Special Features, and Navigation sections

Mongolian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

  • Compassion as the Source of Happiness – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion Based on Biology and Reason – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Mongolian translations sent for editing:

  • Acceptance Speech by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the Award of an Honorary Doctorate Degree by Jamia Millia Islamia University

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Exploitation of the Shambhala Legend for Control of Mongolia

  • A Comparison of Buddhist Art Styles in the Mongol Regions

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

  • Historical Sketch of the Hui Muslims of China

  • Holy Wars in Buddhism and Islam: The Myth of Shambhala (Abridged Version)

  • Introduction to Tibetan Medicine

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

  • What Is Meditation?

Articles sent for Mongolian translation:

  • Compassion as the Source of Happiness – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion Based on Biology and Reason – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Milarepa Songs of Nonattachment to Family, Friends, and Wealth – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Following the Dharma and Avoiding Suffering – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

  • Comparison of the "Dharma-Lite" and "Real Thing Dharma" Versions of Lamrim

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation 2011

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (4 parts)

Hindi translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion as the Source of Happiness – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion Based on Biology and Reason – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Hindi translation:

  • What Is Meditation?

  • Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional, and Devotional

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

  • Dharma in Daily Life

Persian translations that arrived:

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Persian translation:

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

June 10, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.06.04): Divisions of Far-reaching Mental Stability and Discriminating Awareness and Benefits of Ordinary Discriminating Awareness

New bilingual English-Russian video files online:

  • The Three Trainings and Eight-fold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

New bilingual English-Russian audio and video files recorded:

  • Introduction to the Vajrabhairava System of Anuttarayoga Tantra (1 part)

  • Joint Practice of Conventional and Deepest Bodhichittas (5 parts)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (part 7)

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.12.21)

  • Explanation of The Yoga of the Spiritual Master Inseparable from Avalokiteshvara (part 4)

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (parts 3-4)

English audio files sent for transcription:

  • The Three Trainings and Eight-fold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Bodhisattva’s Garland of Gems – Atisha

  • A Root Text for the Precious Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra – The First Panchen Lama

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Applying Buddhist Principles in the Age of Social Media

Transcriptions of Russian audio files that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • The Nature of Mental Appearances (part 1)

Proofread Russian audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Overview of A Root Text on Gelug-Kagyu Mahamudra (part 4)

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Text of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsongkhapa

  • What Is Meditation?

Articles sent for Portuguese translation:

  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (2 parts)

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Overview of the Lam-rim Graded Pathways of Mind – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

New Italian translations online:

  • Overview of the Lam-rim Graded Pathways of Mind – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

Edited Chinese translations that arrived and were sent for copyediting:

  • Forty-six Faults That Cause Interference for Spiritual Study and Practice

Edited Mongolian translations that arrived:

  • 14 articles from the Homepage, Author, About Us, Help Us, Special Features, and Navigation sections

Mongolian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

Hindi translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Some Common Features of Islam and Buddhism: A Conversation with Snjezana Akpinar and Alex Berzin

Articles sent for Hindi translation:

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion as the Source of Happiness – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion Based on Biology and Reason – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Japanese translations that arrived:

  • 9 articles from the Homepage, Author, About Us, Help Us, Special Features, and Navigation sections

Japanese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (part 1)

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

Articles sent for Persian translation:

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

June 3, 2013

Bilingual English-Russian audio and video files recorded:

  • The Three Trainings and Eight-fold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Explanation of The Yoga of the Spiritual Master Inseparable from Avalokiteshvara (part 3)

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.06.01)

Edited English audio transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Listening to, Thinking about and Meditating on the Dharma (part 1)

English audio transcripts sent for editing:

  • Sangha

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for German transcription:

  • Introduction to Four Hundred Verses (4 parts)

New German translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • The Purification Method Used in Anuttarayoga Tantra

New Russian translations online:

  • Kalachakra, Tantra, and Their Relation with World Peace

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • European Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Symbolism in Kalachakra Suggestive for World Peace

  • Extraphysical and Extrasensory Powers

  • Obstacles to Developing Concentration, Especially during Tantric Recitation Meditation – Geshe Sonam Rinchen

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for Russian transcription:

  • The Nature of Mental Appearances (5 parts)

  • Training Our Attitudes in Daily Life: Nothing Special (3 parts)

New Spanish translations online:

  • Comparison of Tibetan Buddhist Division Schemes of the Six Far-Reaching Attitudes

New Portuguese translations online:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (4 parts)

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Impermanence as a Resource for Building Healthy Relationships

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Meditation Methods

  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II

New Italian translations online:

  • Buddhism and Science

  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Overview of the Lam-rim Graded Pathways of Mind – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

  • Summary of the Graded Path to Enlightenment – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • Comparison of the "Dharma-Lite" and "Real Thing Dharma" Versions of Lam-rim

Polish translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (parts 1-2)

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 1)

  • What is the Self, Does the Self Have a Beginning, Will It Have an End? – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Arabic translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Meditation Methods

Mongolian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

Articles sent for Mongolian translation:

  • The Life of Atisha – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Indian Society and Thought before and at the Time of Buddha

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in Afghanistan

  • A Survey of Tibetan History (4 parts)

  • Islamic-Buddhist Dialogue

  • Is There a Common Ground between Buddhism and Islam?

  • Some Common Features of Islam and Buddhism: A Conversation with Snjezana Akpinar and Alex Berzin

Hindi translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • Islamic-Buddhist Dialogue

Articles sent for Hindi translation:

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Some Common Features of Islam and Buddhism: A Conversation with Snjezana Akpinar and Alex Berzin

Edited Japanese translations that arrived:

  • 12 articles from the Homepage, Author, About Us, Help Us, Special Features, and Navigation sections

May 27, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.05.21): Mindfulness Together with Discriminating Awareness and Taking Control of Oneself

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (part 6)

Transcribed English audio files sent for proofreading:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (parts 5-6)

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.09.07, 2004.09.14, 2004.09.21, 2004.09.28, 2004.10.05, 2004.10.12, 2004.10.19, 2004.10.26)

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (parts 1-2)

New German translations online:

  • The Qualities of a Buddha’s Omniscient Deep Awareness

  • Cognition of the Two Truths in the Gelug Sautrantika, Chittamatra, Svatantrika, and Prasangika Systems

  • The Validity and Accuracy of Cognition of the Two Truths in Gelug-Prasangika

  • The Union of Method and Wisdom in Sutra and Tantra: Gelug and Non-Gelug Presentations

  • The Establishment of the Bhikshuni Order in India

  • History of the Theravada Ordination Lineages

  • History of the Mulasarvastivada Ordination Lineages in Tibet

New Spanish translations online:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (4 parts)

New Italian Translations online:

  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers

Polish translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Feeding and Taming the Demon of Fear

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (4 parts)

Mongolian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Introductory History of the Five Tibetan Traditions of Buddhism and Bon

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Relation of the Hui Muslims with the Tibetans and Uighurs, 1996

  • The Situations of Buddhism and Islam in China, 1996

Articles sent for Hindi translation:

  • 20 articles from the Homepage, Author, About Us, Help Us, Special Features, and Navigation sections

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • Islamic-Buddhist Dialogue

Hindi translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Short Biography of Alexander Berzin

  • Becoming Involved with Buddhism

  • 20 articles from the Homepage, Author, About Us, Help Us, Special Features, and Navigation sections

May 20, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.05.14): Accepting Realistically What Needs To Be Done

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.02.02, 2010.02.09)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (part 5)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • A Dialogue about Sufism and Buddhism

Re-edited bilingual English-Bulgarian video files that arrived:

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology, and Religion (1 part)

Edited English-Bulgarian video files that arrived:

  • Overview of the Nine Vehicles of Mind According to Nyingma (1 part)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 6)

Edited and proofread Russian translations that arrived:

  • Kalachakra, Tantra, and Their Relation with World Peace

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • European Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities

New Spanish translations online:

  • Mind and Mental Factors

New Portuguese translations online:

  • The Buddhist Concept of Merit: Does Happiness Need To Be Earned?

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers

  • Issues in Buddhist Sexual Ethics

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • European Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Guidelines from the Mongolian Experience for Translating Tibetan Buddhist Texts – Changkya Rolpay-dorjey

  • Impermanence as a Resource for Building Healthy Relationships

  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Meditation Methods

Articles sent for Chinese translation:

  • Advice from His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama on Teaching Lam-rim

Vietnamese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

Articles sent for Vietnamese translation:

  • Dharma in Daily Life

Mongolian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Religious Conversion in Shambhala

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Russian and Japanese Involvement with Pre-Communist Tibet: The Role of the Shambhala Legend

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

  • What Is Meditation?

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study: The Seven-Limb Practice

  • A Comparison of Buddhist Art Styles in the Mongol Regions

Articles sent for Mongolian translation:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

  • Finding Inner Peace and Fulfillment – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Introductory History of the Five Tibetan Traditions of Buddhism and Bon

  • The Situations of Buddhism and Islam in China, 1996

  • The Relation of the Hui Muslims with the Tibetans and Uighurs, 1996

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

  • Historical Sketch of the Hui Muslims of China

  • Acceptance Speech by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the Award of an Honorary Doctorate Degree by Jamia Millia Islamia University

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

Edited Japanese translations that arrived:

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions

Articles sent for Hindi translation:

  • Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  • Message from Ling Rinpoche

  • Message from Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche

  • Short Biography of Alexander Berzin

  • Becoming Involved with Buddhism

Hindi translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  • Message from Ling Rinpoche

  • Message from Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche

May 13, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.05.07): Delighting in One’s Efforts and Knowing When to Let Go

New English audio files online:

  • The Five Aggregates in the Context of the Four Hallmarks of the Dharma (1 part)

  • The Conventional Nature of the Mind (1 part)

New English audio transcripts online:

  • The Five Aggregates in the Context of the Four Hallmarks of the Dharma (1 part)

  • The Conventional Nature of the Mind (1 part)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.03.23)

  • Explanation of The Yoga of the Spiritual Master Inseparable from Avalokiteshvara (part 2)

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (part 4)

Transcribed English audio files that were sent for proofreading:

  • Introduction to "Integrating the Various Aspects of One's Life" (2 parts)

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (parts 1-4)

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.01.05, 2010.01.12, 2010.01.26)

  • Introduction to "Integrating the Various Aspects of One's Life" (2 parts)

New bilingual English-Spanish audio files online:

  • The Five Aggregates in the Context of the Four Hallmarks of the Dharma (1 part)

New bilingual English-Spanish video files that arrived:

  • Introduction to the Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (6 parts)

New bilingual English-Bulgarian video files online:

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology, and Religion (1 part)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Kalachakra, Tantra, and Their Relation with World Peace

New Italian translations online:

  • Introduction to Buddhist Sexual Ethics: Having Sex with Someone Else's Partner

Italian translations that arrived, were edited and newly put online:

  • Sustainable Development of Western Buddhist Traditions

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Sustainable Development of Western Buddhist Traditions

  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers

New Indonesian translations online:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (4 parts)

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation 2011

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline

Articles sent for Indonesian translation:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (7 parts)

  • What is the Self, Does the Self Have a Beginning, Will It Have an End? – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Examining Karma Immediately after 9/11 (3 parts)

  • Questions Concerning Collective Karma and Natural Disasters

  • Dispelling Discomfort at the Eight Transitory Things in Life

Edited Chinese translations that arrived, were copyediting and put newly online:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (4 parts)

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation 2011

  • The Terms Hinayana and Mahayana

  • Advice for Studying Voidness (Emptiness)

Chinese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Forty-six Faults That Cause Interference for Spiritual Study and Practice

New Vietnamese translations online:

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

Articles sent for Vietnamese translation:

  • “Dharma-Lite” Versus “The Real Thing Dharma”

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

Vietnamese translations that arrived, were edited, and newly put online:

  • “Dharma-Lite” Versus “The Real Thing Dharma”

Mongolian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Buddhism among the Turkic People

  • Exploitation of the Shambhala Legend for Control of Mongolia

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in East Turkistan

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in West Turkistan

  • Holy Wars in Buddhism and Islam: The Myth of Shambhala (abridged version)

  • Introduction to Tibetan Medicine

Articles sent for Japanese translation:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (8 parts)

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

  • Dharma in Daily Life

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

  • Finding Inner Peace and Fulfillment – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • How to Lead an Ethical Life – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Appeal of Buddhism in the Modern World

  • What Is Meditation?

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion

  • Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional, and Devotional

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation 2011

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Paraphrase of Advice from an Experienced Old Man – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Avoiding Mixing Ego with Dharma Practice

  • Compassion As the Source of Happiness – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion Based on Biology and Reason – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism

  • 25 articles from the Homepage, Author, About Us, Help Us, Special Features, and Navigation sections

May 6, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.04.30): The Three Types of Self-Pride for Developing Steadfastness

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (parts 2-3)

  • Explanation of The Yoga of the Spiritual Master Inseparable from Avalokiteshvara (part 1)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.10.16, 2007.10.23)

Transcribed English audio files sent for proofreading:

  • Weekly course of Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (2010.01.05, 2010.01.12, 2010.01.26, 2010.02.02, 2010.02.09, 2010.02.16, 2010.02.23, 2010.03.02, 2010.03.09, 2010.03.16, 2010.03.23, 2010.03.30, 2010.04.06, 2010.04.13)

Edited bilingual English-Bulgarian video files that arrived:

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology, and Religion 91 part)

New German translations online:

  • The Distinction between Tendencies and Habits Included in the Two Sets of Obscuration, According to the Gelug Tradition

  • Dormant Grasping for True Existence According to Gelug Madhyamaka

  • The Two Truths in Vaibhashika and Sautrantika

  • Indian Society and Thought before and at the Time of Buddha

New Indonesian translations online:

  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 2)

  • Equalizing and Exchanging One’s Attitudes about Self and Others – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation 2011

New Italian translations online:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (4 parts)

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Introduction to Buddhist Sexual Ethics: Having Sex with Someone Else's Partner

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Issues in Buddhist Sexual Ethics

Mongolian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Mongolian translations that arrived:

  • Lam-rim Structured According to the Four Noble Truths

  • The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind to the Dharma

  • Tibeto-Mongolian Astrology and Karma

  • Dharma in Daily Life

  • Basic Questions on Karma and Rebirth

  • “Dharma Lite” versus “The Real Thing” Dharma

Mongolian translations sent for editing:

  • How to Lead an Ethical Life – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • 19 articles from the Homepage, Author, About Us, Help Us, Special Features, and Navigation sections

Articles sent for Mongolian translation:

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Introduction to Tibetan Medicine

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in East Turkistan

  • Buddhism among the Turkic People

  • Holy Wars in Buddhism and Islam: The Myth of Shambhala (abridged version)

  • Religious Conversion in Shambhala

  • Exploitation of the Shambhala Legend for Control of Mongolia

  • Russian and Japanese Involvement with Pre-Communist Tibet: The Role of the Shambhala Legend

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in West Turkistan

Japanese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

April 29, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.04.23): Steadfastness in the Environment of Multitasking

New English audio files online:

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners (1 part)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived, were proofread and put newly online:

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners (1 part)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Question and Answer Session about the Kalachakra Six-Session Guru-Yoga (1 part)

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.10.09)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.05.25):

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Explanation of The Yoga of the Spiritual Master Inseparable from Avalokiteshvara (6 parts)

English audio transcripts sent for editing:

  • The Bases for Ethical Behavior

New bilingual English-Spanish audio files online:

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners (1 part)

Digitized bilingual English-Bulgarian video files that arrived:

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology and Religion

New German translations online:

  • Background for Attending a Kalachakra Initiation for World Peace

  • Milarepa Leads a Youth to Realize the True Nature of the Mind – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

German translations sent for editing:

  • Milarepa Songs of Nonattachment to Family, Friends, and Wealth – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Advice on Overcoming Self-Cherishing – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Extraphysical and Extrasensory Powers

Bilingual English-Spanish audio files sent for audio editing:

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners (1 part)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for audio editing:

  • What Needs to Be Understood in Order to Have a Bodhichitta Aim (1 part)

New Italian translations online:

  • What is Meditation?

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline

New Urdu translations online:

  • The Historical Interaction between the Buddhist and Islamic Cultures before the Mongol Empire (chapters 7 – 20)

Japanese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions

April 22, 2013

New English articles online:

  • European Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities

New English audio files online:

  • Brief Explanation of the Differences among the Four Classes of Tantra (1 part)

New English unedited transcripts online:

  • Brief Explanation of the Differences among the Four Classes of Tantra

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • The Five Aggregates in the Context of the Four Hallmarks of the Dharma (1 part)

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.09.25, 2007.10.02)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (part 1)

Edited English audio transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

Unedited English audio transcripts sent for editing:

  • Explanation of Buddhist Sexual Ethics: An Historical Perspective

New German translations online:

  • A Commentary on Attitude-Training Like the Rays of the Sun – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (part 6)

Bilingual English-Spanish audio files that arrived and were sent for video editing and for digitizing audio only versions:

  • Rebirth: What is It That Is Reborn? (1 part)

  • A Practice Session of Analytical Meditation on the Precious Human Life (1 part)

  • Basic Structure of the Lam-rim Graded Path (2 parts)

New bilingual English-Spanish video files online:

  • Sensitivity Training to Quiet the Mind (6 parts)

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners (1 part)

  • Rebirth: What is It That Is Reborn? (1 part)

  • A Practice Session of Analytical Meditation on the Precious Human Life (1 part)

Bilingual English-Spanish audio files that arrived and will need audio editing:

  • Sensitivity Training to Quiet the Mind (6 parts)

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners (1 part)

  • Rebirth: What is It That Is Reborn? (1 part)

  • A Practice Session of Analytical Meditation on the Precious Human Life (1 part)

Bilingual English-Spanish audio files sent for English transcription:

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners (1 part)

Spanish translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (parts 1 – 2)

New bilingual English-Russian audio files online:

  • Brief Explanation of the Differences among the Four Classes of Tantra (1 part)

Proofread transcripts of Russian audio files that arrived:

  • Overview of A Root Text on Gelug-Kagyu Mahamudra (part 3)

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (parts 6 – 10)

Articles sent for French translation:

  • Historical Survey of the Buddhist and Muslim Worlds’ Knowledge of Each Other’s Customs and Teachings

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • What is Meditation?

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Introduction to Buddhist Sexual Ethics: Having Sex with Someone Else's Partner

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Equalizing and Exchanging One’s Attitudes about Self and Others – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

New Vietnamese translations online:

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

Edited Mongolian translations that arrived:

  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • The Endpoint of Samsara Is Suffering, the Endpoint of Dharma Is Happiness – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II

  • Advice from His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama on Teaching Lam-rim

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Lessons To Be Learned from the Adaptation of Tibetan Buddhism in Mongolia

  • Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional, and Devotional

April 15, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.04.09): Positive Intention Based on High Regard and Firm Conviction

New English audio files edited and online:

  • Explanation of Significant Points Concerning Voidness (Emptiness) Made by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (1 part)

  • Clarification Session on the Kalachakra Six-Session Guru-Yoga (1 part)

New English video files edited and online:

  • Clarification Session on the Kalachakra Six-Session Guru-Yoga (1 part)

  • Meditations for Recognizing the Five Aggregates (7 parts)

New English transcripts online:

  • Explanation of Significant Points Concerning Voidness (Emptiness) Made by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.06.29, 2004.07.06, 2004.07.13, 2004.07.20, 2004.07.27, 2004.08.03)

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.08.17, 2007.08.21, 2007.09.11, 2007.09.18)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Introduction to “Integrating the Various Aspects of One’s Life” (part 2)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.10.04)

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (7 parts)

Unedited English transcripts sent for editing:

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism (1 part)

New German translations online:

  • A Commentary on Attitude-Training Like the Rays of the Sun – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (part 5)

  • Historical Survey of the Buddhist and Muslim Worlds' Knowledge of Each Other's Customs and Teachings

  • Buddhist-Muslim Doctrinal Relations: Past, Present, and Future

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

German translations sent for editing:

  • The Distinction between Tendencies and Habits Included in the Two Sets of Obscuration, According to the Gelug Tradition

  • Dormant Grasping for True Existence According to Gelug Madhyamaka

  • The Two Truths in Vaibhashika and Sautrantika

  • Cognition of the Two Truths in the Gelug Sautrantika, Chittamatra, Svatantrika, and Prasangika Systems

  • The Validity and Accuracy of Cognition of the Two Truths in Gelug-Prasangika

  • The Union of Method and Wisdom in Sutra and Tantra: Gelug and Non-Gelug Presentations

  • Indian Society and Thought before and at the Time of Buddha

  • The Establishment of the Bhikshuni Order in India

  • History of the Theravada Ordination Lineages

  • History of the Mulasarvastivada Ordination Lineages in Tibet

  • Buddhist Cosmology: A Comparison the the Abhidharma and Kalachakra Explanations

New Russian translations online:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (parts 4 – 5)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for audio editing:

  • Brief Explanation of the Differences among the Four Classes of Tantra

New Spanish translations online:

  • Bonding Practices for Mother Tantra

New Italian translations online:

  • Following the Dharma and Avoiding Suffering – Tsenzhab Serkong RinpocheI

Online Polish translation sent for retranslation:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (8 parts)

Chinese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Advice for Studying Voidness (Emptiness)

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 2)

Edited Mongolian translations that arrived and were sent for copyediting:

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (8 parts)

Articles sent for Japanese translation:

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions

Edited Tibetan translations that arrived:

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Tibetan translations sent for editing:

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • How to Lead an Ethical Life – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Dharma in Daily Life

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

April 8, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.04.02): Stopping the Laziness of Clinging to Distractions and of Being Discouraged and Disparaging Ourselves

New English audio files online:

  • Explanation of the Main Points of “The Kalachakra Presentation of the Four Creative Drops and the Winds of Karma” (7 parts)

  • Distinctive Features of the Four Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism (1 part)

  • Dharma in Daily Life (1 part)

  • Elaboration of “Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional and Devotional” (1 part)

New English transcripts online:

  • Training Our Attitudes in Daily Life: Nothing Special (3 parts)

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Introduction to “Integrating the Various Aspects of One’s Life” (part 1)

New bilingual English-Spanish video files online:

  • Distinctive Features of the Four Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism (1 part)

  • Dharma in Daily Life (1 part)

  • Elaboration of “Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional and Devotional” (1 part)

New German translations online:

  • The Nature of Time as a Temporal Interval

Digitized bilingual English-Spanish video files that arrived and were sent for video editing and for digitizing audio only versions:

  • Dharma in Daily Life (1 part)

  • Distinctive Features of the Four Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism (1 part)

New bilingual English-Spanish audio files online:

  • Distinctive Features of the Four Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism (1 part)

  • Dharma in Daily Life (1 part)

  • Elaboration of “Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional and Devotional” (1 part)

New bilingual English-Russian video files online:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (7 parts)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 5)

New bilingual English-French audio files online:

  • Explanation of the Main Points of “The Kalachakra Presentation of the Four Creative Drops and the Winds of Karma” (7 parts)

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Following the Dharma and Avoiding Suffering – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • What Is Meditation?

Articles sent for Chinese translation:

  • What is the Self, Does the Self Have a Beginning, Will It Have an End? – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

New Urdu translations copyedited and online:

  • Text of Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices (2006 Literal Translation)

  • A Short Commentary on Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (3 parts)

April 1, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.03.26): Forms of Laziness, Their Causes, and Methods to Stop Procrastination

New English audio files online:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (7 parts)

New unedited English audio transcripts online:

  • Introduction to the Chakrasamvara System of Anuttarayoga Tantra (1 part)

  • Introduction to the Guhyasamaja System of Anuttarayoga Tantra (1 part)

  • The Difference between Discerning (Analytical) Meditation and Stabilizing Meditation on Compassion (1 part)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Explanation of the Main Points of “The Kalachakra Presentation of the Four Creative-Energy Drops and the Winds of Karma, Together with an Analysis of Their Relation with Our Everyday Experience” (part 7)

  • Introduction to the Guhyasamaja System of Anuttarayoga Tantra

  • Brief Explanation of the Main Differences among the Four Classes of Tantra

  • The Difference between Discerning (Analytical) Meditation and Stabilizing Meditation on Compassion

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Introduction to the Guhyasamaja System of Anuttarayoga Tantra

  • Brief Explanation of the Main Differences among the Four Classes of Tantra

  • The Five Aggregates in the Context of the Four Hallmarks of the Dharma

  • The Conventional Nature of the Mind

  • The Difference between Discerning (Analytical) Meditation and Stabilizing Meditation on Compassion

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.09.27)

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.11.01)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2003.09.16, 2004.03.23, 2004.12.21)

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.05.25, 2010.06.01, 2010.06.15, 2010.06.22, 2010.06.29)

New Russian translations online:

  • Short Commentary on Eight-Verse Attitude-Training – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Edited Russian translation that arrived:

  • Summary of the Graded Path to Enlightenment – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

New bilingual English-Russian audio files online:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (7 parts)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for audio editing:

  • Brief Explanation of the Main Differences among the Four Classes of Tantra (1 part)

New unedited bilingual English-Russian audio transcripts online:

  • Introduction to the Chakrasamvara System of Anuttarayoga Tantra (1 part)

Digitized bilingual English-Spanish video files that arrived and were sent for video editing and for digitizing audio only versions:

  • Elaboration of “Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional and Devotional” (1 part)

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners (1 part)

  • Sensitivity Training to Quiet the Mind (9 parts)

Bilingual English-Spanish video cassettes sent for video editing:

  • Rebirth: What Is It That Is Reborn? (1 part)

  • Explanation of the Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (7 parts)

  • Everyday Dharma (1 part)

  • Distinctive Features of the Four Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism (1 part)

  • The Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind to the Dharma (1 part)

  • Taking Refuge: Putting a Safe Direction on Our Lives (1 part)

  • Analytical Meditation (1 part)

  • Brief Presentation of the Lam-rim Graded Stages of the Path (1 part)

Bilingual English-Spanish audio files sent for audio editing:

  • The Five Aggregates in the Context of the Four Hallmarks of the Dharma (1 part)

  • The Conventional Nature of the Mind (1 part)

  • Elaboration of “Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional and Devotional” (1 part)

New German translations online:

  • What Is Meditation?

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Buddhist Concept of Merit: Does Happiness Need To Be Earned?

Articles sent for Portuguese translation:

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation 2011

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (parts 1 – 2)

Chinese translations copyedited and newly online:

  • Examining Karma Immediately after 9/11 (3 parts)

  • General Presentation of Shamatha and Vipashyana

Edited Urdu translations that arrived and were sent for copyediting:

  • A Short Commentary on Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (3 parts)

  • Text of Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices – 2006 Literal Translation

Edited Mongolian translations that arrived:

  • Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  • Message from Ling Rinpoche

  • Message from Tsenzhab Serkong Tulku

  • Short Biography of Alexander Berzin

  • Becoming Involved with Buddhism

  • The Appeal of Buddhism in the Modern World

  • Meeting the Challenge of Modernization in Mongolia

  • Disrupting the Faith?

  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • Paraphrase of Advice from an Experienced Old Man – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Edited Tibetan translations that arrived:

  • Web Site Global Navigation Texts

Hindi translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Acceptance Speech by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the Award of an Honorary Doctorate Degree by Jamia Millia Islamia University

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Finding Inner Peace and Fulfillment – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Hindi translation:

  • Closing Address by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the Global Buddhist Congregation

  • Introduction to Buddhism from an Islamic Point of View

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Appeal of Buddhism in the Modern World

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