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Work in Progress: First Quarter 2013

Alexander Berzin

First Quarter 2013

March 25, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.03.19): Far-reaching Perseverance (Vigor) – Definition, Benefits, Divisions

New English audio files edited and online:

  • Elaboration of the Buddhist and Scientific Understandings of the Nature of Time (6 parts)

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

Edited English audio files that arrived:

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

New English audio transcripts online:

  • Elaboration of the Buddhist and Scientific Understandings of the Nature of Time (6 parts)

  • General Kriya Tantra Practice (2 parts)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

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

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.03.30, 2004.04.06. 2004.05.25, 2004.06.08, 2004.06.15, 2004.06.22)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • 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” (7 parts)

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” (parts 1 – 6)

  • Introduction to the Guhyasamaja System of Anuttarayoga Tantra

English audio files sent for audio editing:

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

  • Clarification Session at the Toronto Kalachakra Initiation (1 part)

Digitized English audio files that arrived:

  • Introduction to Kalachakra (6 parts)

Digitized bilingual English-Spanish video files that arrived:

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

New German translations online:

  • The Yoga of the Spiritual Master Inseparable from Avalokiteshvara

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

Articles sent for German translation:

  • Introductory Comparison of Hinayana and Mahayana

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

Edited Spanish translations that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Overview of the Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (4 parts)

New bilingual English-Russian audio files online:

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

Edited bilingual English-Russian audio files that arrived:

  • The Six Preparatory Practices and Advice Concerning Ngondro Preliminary Practices (parts 1 – 6)

Edited Russian translation that arrived:

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

New Polish translations online:

  • Short Explanation of the Mandala Offering of Request for a Teaching

Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

  • The Four Axioms for Examining a Dharma Teaching

New Indonesian translations online:

  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 1)

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Advice on Overcoming Self-Cherishing – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Edited Chinese translations that arrived and were sent for copyediting:

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

  • General Presentation of Shamatha and Vipashyana

Chinese 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)

  • The Terms Hinayana and Mahayana

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

Articles sent for Chinese translation:

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

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

  • A Summary Report of the 2007 International Congress on the Women's Role in the Sangha: Bhikshuni Vinaya and Ordination Lineages (4 parts)

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

  • Advice for Studying Voidness (Emptiness)

New Turkish translations online:

  • What Is Meditation?

  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate

Edited Tibetan translations that arrived:

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

March 18, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.03.12): The Different Types of Suffering to Readily Accept with Patience; the Patience to Gain Firm Conviction in the Dharma

New unedited English audio transcripts online:

  • Introduction to Four Hundred Verses (4 parts)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2009.12.01, 2009.12.08)

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.08.07)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

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

English audio transcripts that arrived:

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

English audio files sent for transcribing:

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

  • Introduction to the Guhyasamaja System of Anuttarayoga Tantra

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

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

English audio files sent for editing:

  • The Nature of Time According to Buddhism (6 parts)

New bilingual English-Italian audio files online:

  • Incorrect Consideration and Voidness (7 parts)

Bilingual English-German audio files re-edited:

  • Introduction to Four Hundred Verses (4 parts)

Digitized bilingual English-German audio files that arrived:

  • Overview of the Seven Ways of Knowing (2 parts)

  • My Life with Serkong Rinpoche (2 parts)

  • Overcoming Disturbing Emotions: Anger (2 parts)

  • Shamatha Meditation (2 parts)

Digitized bilingual English-Thai audio files that arrived:

  • Questions to a Thai Master on Buddhist Sexual Ethics (1 part)

English audio cassettes sent for digitizing:

  • Introduction to Kalachakra (6 parts)

  • Weekly Course on Developing Balanced Sensitivity (4 parts)

Bilingual English-German audio cassettes sent for digitizing:

  • Mahamudra in the Karma-Kagyu Tradition (6 parts)

  • The Meaning of a Guru (6 parts)

  • Preparing for the Kalachakra Initiation (8 parts)

  • The Nature of the Mind (3 parts)

  • Kalachakra and Peace (3 parts)

  • History of Buddhism in Asia (2 parts)

Bilingual English-Italian audio cassettes sent for digitizing:

  • Introduction to Sensitivity Training: A Quiet Mind and a Caring Attitude (4 parts)

New Indonesian translations online:

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Seven-Part Cause and Effect Quintessence Teaching for Developing Bodhicitta

Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • What is Meditation?

Articles sent for Polish translation:

  • Short Explanation of the Mandala Offering of Request for a Teaching

  • Feeding and Taming the Demon of Fear

March 11, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.03.05): The Benefits of Readily Accepting Suffering

New bilingual English-Russian video files online:

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

New unedited English audio transcripts online:

  • Overcoming the Compulsiveness of Karma with Ethical Self-Discipline (4 parts)

  • The Challenges for Buddhism in the Twenty-first Century (1 part)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2009.10.27, 2009.11.03, 2009.11.10, 2009.11.17, 2009.11.24)

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.02.10, 2004.02.17, 2004.02.24, 2004.03.02, 2004.03.09, 2004.03.16)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.04.06, 2004.05.25, 2004.06.08, 2004.06.15, 2004.06.22, 2004.06.29, 2004.07.06, 2004.07.13, 2004.07.20, 2004.07.27, 2004.08.03, 2004.08.10, 2004.08.17, 2004.08.24, 2004.08.31)

English audio files returned from digitizing:

  • Discourse on the Full Kalachakra Sadhana (7 cassettes)

Bilingual English-German audio files returned from digitizing:

  • The Self in the Four Indian Buddhist Tenet Systems (7 cassettes)

  • Buddhist Terminology (6 cassettes)

Bilingual English-Italian audio cassettes sent for audio editing:

  • Incorrect Consideration and Voidness (7 parts)

Russian retranslations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 4)

Proofread Russian audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Overview of A Root Text on Gelug-Kagyu Mahamudra (part 2)

Russian audio transcripts that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Introduction to the Pledged Bodhicitta Actions for Training and the Root Bodhisattva Vows (part 4)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for Russian transcription:

  • Introduction to the Pledged Bodhicitta Actions for Training and the Root Bodhisattva Vows (part 5)

New Indonesian translations online:

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhicitta

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 1)

Articles sent for Polish translation:

  • What Is Meditation?

New Italian translations online:

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

Articles sent for Italian translation:

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

Tibetan translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Berzin Archives on Your Mobile Device

Articles sent for Tibetan translation:

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

  • Avoiding Confusion in the Spiritual Student-Teacher Relationship

  • What Is Meditation?

  • Basic Questions on Karma and Rebirth

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion

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

  • Meditation Methods

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

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

  • A Short Commentary on Three Principal Aspects of the Path – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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

  • Brief Introduction to the Four Noble Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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

  • How to Deal with Negative Emotions – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Working with Emotions: How to Deal with Anger

  • Handling Fear

  • Feeding and Taming the Demon of Fear

  • Dealing with Jealousy

  • Brief Commentary on Eight-Verse Attitude-Training – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

March 4, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.02.26): Not Taking Suffering as Totally Bad, but Seeing Its Benefits

New English audio transcript online:

  • Why I Began the Berzin Archives

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Training Our Attitudes in Daily Life: Nothing Special (part 2)

Proofread English transcripts that arrived:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2009.08.25, 2009.09.01, 2009.09.08, 2009.09.15, 2009.09.22, 2009.09.29, 2009.10.20)

  • 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” (7 parts)

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.07.10)

Bilingual English-French audio files sent for audio editing:

  • 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” (7 parts)

New Spanish translations online:

  • Address to the Monks of Ganden, Drepung and Sera about Buddhism in Foreign Countries

  • A Commentary on Developing Deepest Bodhicitta (the Understanding of Voidness) in Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Proofread English-Russian audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Overview of A Root Text on Gelug-Kagyu Mahamudra (part 1)

Indonesian translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhicitta

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows

Edited Urdu translations that arrived and were sent for copyediting:

  • Seven-Part Cause and Effect Guideline for Developing Bodhicitta

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

  • Dispelling Discomfort at the Eight Transitory Things in Life

Articles sent for Urdu translation:

  • 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

New Tibetan translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • 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)

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

  • The Contribution of the Tibetan Oral and Textual Heritage to Global Understanding: Progress and Prospects (full and abstract versions)

  • A Summary Report of the 2007 International Congress on the Women's Role in the Sangha: Bhikshuni Vinaya and Ordination Lineages (4 parts)

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

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

  • Historical Sketch of the Hui Muslims of China

  • The Situations of Buddhism and Islam in China, 1996

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

  • Short Biography of Alexander Berzin

  • Becoming Involved with Buddhism

  • Message from Ling Rinpoche

  • Message from Tsenshap Serkong Tulku

February 25, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.02.19): Stopping Being Unhappy about the Good Fortune of Harmful Persons; Reasons for Willingly Accepting Suffering

New bilingual English-Russian video files online:

  • Training Our Attitudes in Daily Life: Nothing Special (parts 2-3)

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Training Our Attitudes in Daily Life: Nothing Special (part 1)

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.10.25)

Proofread English transcripts that arrived:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2009.06.23, 2009.06.30, 2009.07.07, 2009.07.14, 2009.07.21, 2009.07.28, 2009.08.04, 2009.08.11, 2009.08.18)

Articles sent for German translation:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

New Spanish translations online:

  • What Is Meditation?

New Italian translations online:

  • The Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind to the Dharma

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

New Chinese translations online:

  • Brief Presentation of the Main Points about Karma

Chinese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

New Indonesian translations online:

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

New Vietnamese translations online:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

February 18, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.02.12): Stopping Impatience and Anger at Those Who Insult You, Verbally Abuse You or Defame You

English audio files edited and newly online:

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

Edited English audio transcripts copyedited and newly online:

  • Equalizing Our Attitudes toward Ourselves: Overcoming Self-Hatred (5 parts)

Edited English audio transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Self-Transformation through the Lam-rim Graded Stages (part 7)

Transcripts of English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.08.16, 2005.09.20)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2010.05.04)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.01.06, 2004.01.13, 2004.01.20, 2004.01.27, 2004.02.03)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) – 23 classes from 2009.06.23 to 2009.12.08

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Maitreya Prayer for Future Lives – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Bilingual English-Russian audio files edited and newly online:

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

Russian retranslation edited and newly online:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 3)

Russian transcript proofread and newly online:

  • The Role of Ethics on the Path of Social Service

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

New Spanish articles online:

  • Meditation Methods

Spanish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • What Is Meditation?

Articles sent for Spanish translation:

  • Equalizing Our Attitudes toward Ourselves: Overcoming Self-Hatred (5 parts)

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

  • Advice for Studying Voidness (Emptiness)

  • The Ten Far-Reaching Attitudes in Theravada, Mahayana, and Bon

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

  • Achieving Shamatha

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

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

  • Seven-Point Attitude-Training (Namkapel edition, Pabongka edition)

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

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

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

New Indonesian translations online:

  • The Contribution of the Tibetan Oral and Textual Heritage to Global Understanding: Progress and Prospects (full, abridged, and abstract versions)

  • The Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind to the Dharma

Articles sent for Indonesian translation:

  • 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)

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

  • Seven-Part Cause and Effect Quintessence Teachings for Developing Bodhicitta

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

  • Advice on Overcoming Self-Cherishing – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhicitta

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows

Chinese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • General Presentation of Shamatha and Vipashyana

New Vietnamese translations online:

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

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

  • The Terms “Hinayana” and “Mahayana”

Mongolian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

Edited Tibetan translations that arrived:

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

February 11, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.02.05): Stopping Impatience and Anger at Those Who Obstruct Your Receiving Praise, Fame or Shows of Respect

English audio files sent for transcribing:

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

Transcripts of English audio files that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Overcoming the Compulsiveness of Karma (parts 2-4)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.01.06, 2004.01.13, 2004.01.20, 2004.01.27, 2004.02.03, 2004.02.10, 2004.02.17, 2004.02.24, 2004.03.02, 2004.03.09, 2004.03.16, 2004.03.23, 2004.03.30)

  • Introduction to the Chakrasamvara System of Anuttarayoga Tantra

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2003.11.11, 2003.11.18, 2003.11.25, 2003.12.02, 2003.12.09, 2003.12.16, 2003.12.23)

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.07.03)

  • Overcoming the Compulsiveness of Karma (4 parts)

  • Introduction to the Chakrasamvara System of Anuttarayoga Tantra

Edited English audio transcripts that arrived and were sent for copyediting:

  • Equalizing Our Attitudes about Ourselves: Overcoming Self-Hatred (5 parts)

English transcripts sent for editing:

  • The Eighty Exemplary Features (Minor Marks) of a Buddha’s Enlightening Body

  • Discourse on the Main Points of Dharma, Based on the First Panchen Lama’s Root Text for the Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for audio editing:

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

New bilingual English-Russian video files online:

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

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

New Russian retranslation online:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 2)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Kalachakra, Tantra, and Their Relation with World Peace

French translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 1)

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

New Indonesian translations online:

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

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

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

Vietnamese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

Articles sent for Vietnamese translation:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (8 parts)

Mongolian translations sent for editing:

  • 34 articles

February 4, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.01.29): Unjustness of Anger upon Analysis of Our Bodhicitta Commitment – Four-Axiom Analysis of How Patience Can Dispel Anger

New English audio files online:

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

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

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

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for audio editing:

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

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

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.10.25)

Proofread transcripts of English audio files that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.06.26)

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2003.09.23, 2003.09.30, 2003.10.07, 2003.10.21, 2003.10.28, 2003.11.04)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.09.25, 2007.10.02, 2007.10.09, 2007.10.16, 2007.10.23)

English audio transcripts sent for editing:

  • Sectarianism within Buddhism

New German translations online:

  • Relationships between Two Objects in General

  • Affirmations, Negations, and Denumerable and Nondenumerable Ultimate Phenomena

  • Impure and Pure Appearances According to Non-Gelug

  • Major Indian Authors and Texts for Studying the Four Buddhist Tenet Systems

  • The Five Great Madhyamaka Lines of Reasoning Used to Establish Voidness

  • A Buddhist View of Islam

  • The Relation between Buddhism and Sufism: Response to Majid Tehranian

Edited German translations that arrived:

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

German 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 (part 1)

  • The Yoga of the Spiritual Master Inseparable from Avalokiteshvara

New bilingual English-Russian audio files online:

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

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

Articles sent for Russian translation:

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

Online Russian translations sent for re-translating:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 4)

Re-translated online Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (parts 2-3)

Transcribed Russian audio files that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Introduction to the Pledged Bodhicitta Actions for Training and the Root Bodhisattva Vows (part 3)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for Russian transcription:

  • Introduction to the Pledged Bodhicitta Actions for Training and the Root Bodhisattva Vows (part 4)

Spanish translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help us in Daily Life

New bilingual English-French audio files online:

  • Meditation on Compassion

New French translations online:

  • The Relation between Buddhism and Sufism: Response to Majid Tehranian

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

French translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 1)

Articles sent for French translation:

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

New Italian translations online:

  • The Terms “Hinayana” and “Mahayana”

New Indonesian translations online:

  • Lam-rim Structured According to the Four Noble Truths

  • The Sources of Happiness According to Buddhism

Articles sent for Mongolian translation:

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

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

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

  • What Is Meditation?

  • A Comparison of Buddhist Art Styles in the Mongol Regions

January 28, 2013

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.01.22): Unjustness of Anger upon Analysis of the Person Getting Angry and the Causes for the Anger

Transcripts of English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.06.12)

  • Overcoming the Compulsiveness of Karma (part 1)

Proofread transcripts of English audio files that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2007.06.19)

  • The Challenges for Buddhism in the Twenty-first Century

English audio transcripts sent for editing:

  • The Challenges for Buddhism in the Twenty-first Century

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Overcoming the Compulsiveness of Karma (4 parts)

New German articles online:

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

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

  • The Basic Differences between Non-Prasangika and Prasangika Logic

  • Introductory Survey of Objects of Cognition: Gelug Presentation

  • Relationships with Objects

German translations sent for editing:

  • A Buddhist View of Islam

  • The Relation between Buddhism and Sufism: Response to Majid Tehranian

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

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

Articles sent for German translation:

  • What Is Meditation?

New Russian translations online:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 1)

New Spanish translations online:

  • Is There a Common Ground between Buddhism and Islam?

Spanish translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • A Buddhist View of Islam

New Portuguese translations online:

  • Brief Presentation of the Main Points about Karma

Articles sent for Portuguese translation:

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

Online Portuguese translations sent for re-editing:

  • Text of The Foundation for Good Qualities

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind to the Dharma

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

  • The Contribution of the Tibetan Oral and Textual Heritage to Global Understanding: Progress and Prospects (full, abridged, and abstract versions)

New Arabic translations online:

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

New Urdu translations online:

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

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhicitta

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows

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

New Vietnamese translations online:

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

Vietnamese translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

Vietnamese translations sent for editing:

  • Dharma in Daily Life

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

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

  • Introductory Lecture on Karma

  • The Compassionate Heart of Bodhicitta

Articles sent for Vietnamese translation:

  • What Is Meditation?

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

  • The Terms “Hinayana” and “Mahayana”

Edited Tibetan translations that arrived:

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

Tibetan translations sent for editing:

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

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

Hindi translations that arrived and will need editing:

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

Articles sent for Hindi translation:

  • 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