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Work in Progress: First Quarter 2014

Alexander Berzin

Foreword

As many readers have expressed interest in the ongoing work and projects of Berzin Archives, I am starting this page as an informal way of keeping people informed, updated, and involved. From time to time, I shall make further entries. With continuing support from our readers and much hard work from our Berzin Archives team, we hope that all these projects will be completed and online in the near future.

First Quarter

March 31, 2014

English audio files: recorded, sent for editing, editing done, put online / 1 item:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.03.18): Progressing through the Tenet Systems; the Differences between Imputation, Mental Labeling and Designation; and Imputation on the Basis of Characteristic Marks: Svatantrika Presentation (continued)

English audio transcripts: transcription done / 2 items:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.08.14, 2013.04.09)

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.03.22)

English audio transcripts: sent for checking / 1 item:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.03.22)

English audio transcripts: sent for editing / 5 items:

  • Weekly Course on Letter to a Friend (2006.05.09, 2006.05.16, 2006.05.23, 2006.05.30, 2006.06.13)

English audio transcripts: sent for transcription / 2 items:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2001.11.27, 2001.12.04)

English audio files: sent for editing / 1 item:

  • Explanatory Talk at the Bodh Gaya Kalachakra Initiation, 1985 (1 part)

English articles: sent for editing / 1 item:

  • Sadhana Practice

English-German audio files: noise reduction done / 3 items:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2002.05.14, 2002.05.21, 2002.05.28)

English-German audio files: sent for editing / 11 items:

  • What Karma Actually Is: The Gelug Prasangika Presentation (7 parts)

  • Explanatory Talks at the Rikon Kalachakra Initiation, 1985 (4 parts)

German articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online / 4 items:

  • What Does a Buddha Know in Knowing the Past, Present, and Future? (parts 3-5)

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

German articles: translation done, sent for editing / 1 item:

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology and Religion

German articles: sent for translation / 12 items:

  • Applying Buddhist Principles for the Age of Social Media

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Advice to Tibetan and Western Teachers at Dharma Centers – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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

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

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

  • What Is the Difference between Visualizing Ourselves as a Buddhist Deity and a Deluded Person Imagining They are Mickey Mouse?

Russian articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done / 1 item:

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

Russian transcripts: transcription done, sent for editing / 2 items:

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (part 7)

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (part 4)

Russian transcripts: sent for transcription / 2 items:

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (part 8)

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (part 5)

French articles: editing done, put online / 1 item:

  • The Thirty-two Excellent Signs (Major Marks) of a Buddha's Enlightening Body

Polish articles: editing done, put online / 1 item:

  • The Four Immeasurable Attitudes in Hinayana, Mahayana, and Bon

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing / 2 items:

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (parts 2-3)

Indonesian articles: translation done, sent for editing / 2 items:

  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (parts 5-6)

Mongolian articles: editing done, put online / 3 items:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (parts 2-4)

Mongolian articles: sent for translation / 15 items:

  • The Bases for Ethical Behavior

  • Overview of the Four Noble Truths

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology and Religion

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

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

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

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

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

  • Introductory Lecture on Karma

  • The Compassionate Heart of Bodhichitta

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

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

  • Advice on Overcoming Self-Cherishing – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Tibetan articles: editing done, sent for copyediting, copyediting done, put online / 1 item:

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

Tibetan-English audio: sent for editing / 11 items:

  • Discourse on Uttaratantra, The Furthest Everlasting Stream – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Holland (8 parts)

  • Overview of the Lam-rim Graded Pathways of Mind – Serkong Rinpoche I (3 parts)

Arabic articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, put online / 3 items:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

Arabic articles: sent for translating / 8 items:

  • The Role of Ethics on the Path of Social Service

  • The Importance of Love, Compassion and Bodhichitta

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

  • Applying Buddhist Principles for the Age of Social Media

  • Nonviolence and Spiritual Values in the Modern World

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Dispelling Discomfort at the Eight Transitory Things in Life

  • Dealing with Disturbing Emotions: Attachment

Turkish articles: sent for translating / 14 items:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

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

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

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

  • Lam-rim Structured According to the Four Noble Truths

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

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhichitta

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows

  • A Brief History of Buddhism in India before the Thirteenth-Century Invasions

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

West Punjabi articles: editing done / 3 items:

  • Introduction to Buddhism from an Islamic Point of View

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

West Punjabi articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done / 1 item:

  • Is There a Common Ground between Buddhism and Islam?

West Punjabi articles: sent for translation / 26 items:

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

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

  • 24 items of the About Us, Donations, Help Needed, etc pages

March 24, 2014

English audio files: recorded, sent for editing, editing done, put online / 1 item:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.03.18) The Relation between Understanding Imputation on the Basis of Characteristic Marks and the Attainment of Liberation and Enlightenment: Svatantrika Presentation

English audio transcripts: transcription done / 4 items:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.04.02, 2013.07.02)

  • What Karma Actually Is: The Gelug Prasangika Presentation (parts 1-2)

English audio transcripts: editing done / 5 items

  • Weekly Course on Letter to a Friend (2006.03.014, 2006.03.21, 2006.03.28, 2006.04.04, 2006.04.11)

English-German audio files: noise reduction done / 5 items:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2002.04.09, 2002.04.16, 2002.04.23, 2002.04.30, 2002.05.07)

Bilingual English-Tibetan audio transcript: sent for English transcription / 8 items

  • Discourse on Uttaratantra, The Furthest Everlasting Stream – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Holland (8 parts)

Bilingual English-German audio transcript: German transcription done / 1 item

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2003.10.21)

Bilingual English-German audio transcript: sent for German transcription / 5 items

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2003.10.28, 2003.11.04, 2003.11.11, 2003.11.18, 2003.11.25)

English-Russian audio transcripts: checking done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online / 2 items:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (parts 2-3)

French articles: translation done, sent for editing / 1 item

  • The Life of Atisha – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

French articles: sent for translating / 2 items

  • The Sixty-four Qualities of a Buddha’s Enlightening Speech

  • A Short Biography of Tsongkhapa

Italian articles: editing done, put online / 1 item

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

Polish articles: editing done, put online / 4 items

  • Introduction to Meditation on Voidness (Emptiness) (parts 2-5)

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing / 3 items

  • The Four Immeasurable Attitudes in Hinayana, Mahayana, and Bon

  • The Sources of Happiness According to Buddhism

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 1)

Vietnamese articles: sent for translation / 1 item

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

Mongolian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, put online / 4 items

  • A Short Biography of Tsongkhapa

  • Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Mongolian articles: sent for editing / 3 items

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (parts 2-4)

Tibetan articles: editing done, put online / 3 items

  • Avoiding Confusion in the Spiritual Student-Teacher Relationship

  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions

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

Persian articles: editing done, sent for copyediting, copyediting done, put online / 5 items

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (parts 1-4)

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in West Turkistan

West Punjabi articles: editing done / 5 items

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

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in West Turkistan

  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism

West Punjabi articles: translation done: sent for editing / 5 items

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in West Turkistan

  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism

  • Introduction to Buddhism from an Islamic Point of View

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion

March 17, 2014

English audio files: recorded, sent for editing, editing done, put online / 1 item:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.03.11) The Relation between Understanding Imputation on the Basis of Characteristic Marks and the Attainment of Liberation and Enlightenment: Sautrantika and Chittamatra Presentations

English audio files: re-edited and replaced online / 1 item:

  • Deconstructing Each Moment of Experience into the Various Causes of Its Component Factors (part 1)

English audio transcripts: transcription done / 1 item:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.10.02)

English articles: editing done / 2 items:

  • Anthology of Well-Spoken Advice (chapter 1)

  • What Are Dakinis and Dakas?

English-German audio transcripts: sent for English transcription / 7 items:

  • What Karma Actually Is: The Gelug Prasangika Presentation (7 parts)

English-German audio files: re-editing done, replaced online / 1 item:

  • Deconstructing Each Moment of Experience into the Various Causes of Its Component Factors (part 1)

English-German audio files: noise reduction done / 6 items:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2002.02.12, 2002.02.19, 2002.02.26, 2002.03.12, 2002.03.19, 2002.03.26)

English-German audio transcripts: sent for German transcription / 1 item:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2003.10.21)

Spanish articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, put online / 1 item:

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

English-Russian audio transcripts: Russian transcription done, sent for checking, checking done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online / 1 item:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (part 1)

Russian articles: sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online / 1 item:

  • Examining Karma Immediately after 9/11 (part 2)

French articles: editing done, put online / 1 item:

  • Renunciation – The Determination to Be Free

French articles: sent for translation / 2 items:

  • The Thirty-two Excellent Signs (Major Marks) of a Buddha's Enlightening Body

  • Life of Atisha

French articles: translation done, sent for editing / 1 item:

  • The Thirty-two Excellent Signs (Major Marks) of a Buddha's Enlightening Body

Portuguese articles: translation done, sent for editing / 1 item:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 1)

Italian articles: translation done, sent for editing / 1 item:

  • Working with Emotions: How to Deal with Anger

Italian articles: sent for translation / 2 items:

  • Main Points concerning Meditation (2 parts)

Edited articles: editing done, put online / 1 item:

  • Introduction to Meditation on Voidness (part 1)

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing / 4 items:

  • Introduction to Meditation on Voidness (parts 3-5)

  • The Meaning of "Sangha" and Advice for Dharma Centers

Turkish articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, put online / 3 items:

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

  • Renunciation – The Determination to Be Free

  • Advice on Overcoming Self-Cherishing – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Indonesian articles: translation done, sent for editing / 1 item:

  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 4)

Indonesian articles: sent for translation / 15 items:

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture

  • Eight-Verse Attitude-Training

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

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

  • Seven-Point Attitude-Training – Togmey-zangpo Edition

  • Seven-Point Attitude-Training – Togmey-zangpo Edition with Annotation

  • General Explanation of Seven-Point Attitude-Training (3 parts)

  • Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices – 2006 Literal Translation

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

West Punjabi articles: translation done, sent for editing / 1 item:

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

March 10, 2014

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.03.04) Deeper Analysis of Individual Defining Characteristic Marks: Svatantrika and Prasangika Systems

English audio files re-edited and replaced online:

  • Practical Approach to the Four Tenet Systems' Presentations of the Two Truths (3 parts)

Copyedited proofread English audio transcript that arrived:

  • Weekly Course on Letter to a Friend (2006.02.21, 2006.02.28, 2006.03.07)

Proofread English audio transcript sent for copyediting:

  • Weekly Course on Letter to a Friend (2006.03.14, 2006.03.21, 2006.03.28, 2006.04.04, 2006.04.11)

Edited English transcripts that arrived and will need copyediting:

  • What Are Dharma Protectors?
  • Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

Transcribed English audio file that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.01.22, 2013.01.29, 2013.02.05, 2013.02.19, 2013.06.25)

Bilingual English-German audio and video files recorded:

  • What Karma Actually Is: The Gelug Prasangika Presentation (7 parts)

Bilingual English-German audio files re-edited and replaced online:

  • Practical Approach to the Four Tenet Systems' Presentations of the Two Truths (3 parts)

Noise reduced bilingual English-German audio files that arrived:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2002.01.15, 2002.01.22, 2002.01.29, 2002.02.05)

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

Proofread Russian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 9)

Proofread bilingual English-Russian transcripts that arrived and were newly put online:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 2)

Edited Russian translations that arrived:

  • Examining Karma Immediately after 9/11 (part 2)

Bilingual English-Russian audio transcripts that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (parts 2-3)

Spanish translations that arrived, were sent for editing, arrived back from editing and were newly put online:

  • Seven-Point Attitude-Training – Namkapel edition
  • Seven-Point Attitude-Training – Pabongka edition

Articles sent for Spanish translation:

  • Directing Rebirth: The Tibetan Tulku System
  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)
  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism
  • Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • The Meaning of "Sangha" and Advice for Dharma Centers
  • Advice to Tibetan and Western Teachers at Dharma Centers – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • European Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities
  • A Meeting of Two Oceans: Dialogue on Sufism and Buddhism with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • Sectarianism within Buddhism
  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

French translations that arrived, were sent for editing, came back from editing and were newly put online:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

French translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Renunciation – The Determination to Be Free

Edited Polish articles that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline
  • Meditation Methods

Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Introduction to Meditation on Voidness (parts 1-2)
  • Concentration Terminology

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 3)
  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Turkish translations that arrived, were sent for editing, arrived back from editing and were newly put online:

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline
  • Overview of the Lam-rim Graded Pathways of Mind – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I
  • Seven-Part Cause and Effect Quintessence Teaching for Developing Bodhichitta
  • Summary of the Graded Path to Enlightenment – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I
  • 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 (parts 1-3)

Mongolian translations that arrived, were sent for editing, arrived back from editing and were newly put online:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

Articles sent for Persian translation:

  • A Buddhist View of Islam
  • The Relation between Buddhism and Sufism: Response to Majid Tehranian

March 3, 2014

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.02.25) Deeper Analysis of Individual Defining Characteristic Marks: Sautrantika and Chittamatra Systems

English audio files that arrived and will need editing:

  • Explanatory Talk at the Bodh Gaya Kalachakra Initiation, 1985 (1 part)

Copyedited proofread English audio transcript that arrived:

  • Weekly Course on Letter to a Friend (2006.02.14)

Proofread English audio transcript sent for copyediting:

  • Weekly Course on Letter to a Friend (2006.02.21, 2006.02.28, 2006.03.07)

Transcribed English audio file that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.06.11)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.06.18, 2013.06.25, 2013.07.02, 2013.07.09, 2013.07.16, 2013.07.23)

Handwritten English notes sent for transcribing and editing:

  • Paraphrase of Trainings, in Verse, for How to Meditate on Impermanence – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Edited Russian translations that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 9)

Proofread Russian transcripts that arrived and were newly put online:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 1)

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Sectarianism within Buddhism

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 3)

Articles sent for German translation:

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology and Religion

  • Explanation of Buddhist Sexual Ethics: An Historical Perspective

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

  • Explanatory Talks at the Rikon Kalachakra Initiation, 1985 (4 parts)

Background noise reduced bilingual English-German audio files that arrived:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2001.12.11, 2001.12.18, 2002.01.18)

Edited Spanish translations that arrived, were sent for proofreading, arrived back from proofreading and were newly put online:

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (3 parts)

Edited Portuguese translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

  • Examining Karma Immediately after 9/11 (part 2)

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 3)

Edited French translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

Edited Polish translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers

  • Sustainable Development of Western Buddhist Traditions

  • Advice to Tibetan and Western Teachers at Dharma Centers – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • European Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Tulkus' Conference on Nonsectarianism

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline

Edited Indonesian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • From the Two Truths, the Four Truths; from the Four Truths, the Three Precious Gems (part 3)

Edited Japanese translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Basic Questions on Karma and Rebirth

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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

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

Edited Tibetan translations that arrived, were sent for copyediting, arrived back from copyediting and were newly put online:

  • The Appeal of Buddhism in the Modern World

Bilingual Tibetan-English audio files that arrived and will need editing

  • Discourse on Uttaratantra, The Furthest Everlasting Stream – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Holland (8 parts)

  • Overview of the Lam-rim Graded Pathways of Mind – Serkong Rinpoche I (3 parts)

Turkish translations that arrived, were sent for editing, arrived back from editing, and were newly put online:

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • Using Buddhist Methods for Helping Us in Daily Life

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

  • Introductory Lecture on Karma

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

  • Working with Emotions: How to Deal with Anger

  • Tibeto-Mongolian Astrology and Karma

  • Introduction to Tibetan Medicine

  • The Compassionate Heart of Bodhichitta

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

Articles sent for Turkish 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)

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

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

  • Renunciation – The Determination to Be Free

  • The Compassionate Heart of Bodhichitta

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

  • Advice on Overcoming Self-Cherishing – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline

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

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

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (parts 4-5)

Edited Punjabi articles that arrived:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

Punjabi translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

February 24, 2014

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.02.18): Review of the Sautrantika Assertions about Mental Labeling and Presentation of the Chittamatra Position

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.07.31, 2012.09.25)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.06.04, 2013.06.11)

Copyedited proofread English audio transcript that arrived:

  • Weekly Course on Letter to a Friend (2006.02.07)

Proofread English audio transcript sent for copyediting:

  • Weekly Course on Letter to a Friend (2006.02.07, 2006.02.14)

Noise reduced bilingual English-German audio files that arrived:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2001.12.04, 2001.12.11)

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for background noise reduction:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior – 44 audio files

Edited Russian translations that arrived, were sent for proofreading, arrived back from proofreading and were newly put online:

  • What Does a Buddha Know in Knowing the Past, Present, and Future? (part 1)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

Russian transcripts of bilingual English-Russian audio files that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (parts 1 – 6)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for Russian transcription:

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (parts 7 – 11)

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

Edited Polish translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 3)

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Feeding and Taming the Demon of Fear

  • Handling Fear

  • Dealing with Jealousy

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Examining Karma Immediately after 9/11 (part 1)

Articles sent for Portuguese translation:

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

Edited Indonesian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Secondary Bodhisattva Vows

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • From the Two Truths, the Four Truths; from the Four Truths, the Three Precious Gems (parts 1-2)

Arabic translations that arrived, were set for editing, arrived back from editing, were sent for copyediting, arrived back from copyediting, and were newly put online:

  • From the Two Truths, the Four Truths; from the Four Truths, the Three Precious Gems (parts 1 – 3)

Edited Vietnamese articles that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Advice to Tibetan and Western Teachers at Dharma Centers – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Japanese translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Four Axioms for Examining a Dharma Teaching

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

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

Japanese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

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

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 1)

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

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Using Buddhist Methods to Help Us in Daily Life

Articles sent for Hindi translation:

  • The Life of Atisha – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

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

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

  • A Brief History of Buddhism in India before the Thirteenth-Century Invasions

  • The Terms Hinayana and Mahayana

  • Islamic-Buddhist Dialogue

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

  • Is There a Common Ground between Buddhism and Islam?

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (parts 1-3)

Articles sent for Persian translation:

  • The Bases for Ethical Behavior

  • Using Buddhist Methods for Helping Us in Daily Life

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

Edited Punjabi articles that arrived:

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in Afghanistan

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

February 17, 2014

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.02.11): Detailed Explanation of the Sautrantika Assertions Concerning Mental Labeling

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.03.22, 2011.03.29)

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.06.28, 2005.07.05, 2005.07.12)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.03.01, 2005.03.22, 2005.08.02, 2005.08.16, 2005.08.23, 2005.08.30, 2005.09.06, 2005.09.13, 2005.09.20, 2005.09.27, 2005.10.04, 2005.10.11)

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.11.27)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.04.02, 2013.04.09, 2013.04.23, 2013.04.30, 2013.05.07, 2013.05.14, 2013.05.21)

Edited, proofread Russian articles newly put online:

  • History of the Mulasarvastivada Ordination Lineages in Tibet

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 2)

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Portuguese translation:

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Polish translations that arrived, were sent for editing and newly put online:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 1)

Edited Polish translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 2)

Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 3)

Articles sent for Polish translation:

  • Discerning and Stabilizing Meditations (Analytical and Formal Meditations)

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

  • General Presentation of Shamatha and Vipashyana

  • Concentration Terminology

  • Objects of Focus for Developing Shamatha and Vipashyana

  • Achieving Shamatha

  • The Mental Factors Involved in the Practice of Mindfulness

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

  • Mind and Mental Factors: The Fifty-One Types of Subsidiary Awareness

  • The Relation between Shamatha, Vipashyana, and Stabilizing and Discerning Meditation

  • Theravada Practice of the Four Close Placements of Mindfulness

  • The Four Close Placements of Mindfulness According to Mahayana

  • The Sources of Happiness According to Buddhism

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (3 parts)

  • The Four Immeasurable Attitudes in Hinayana, Mahayana, and Bon

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline

  • Introduction to Meditation on Voidness (Emptiness) (5 parts)

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

  • Buddhist Ethical Behavior: A Practical Approach

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

  • Feeding and Taming the Demon of Fear

  • Handling Fear

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

  • Dealing with Jealousy

Edited Japanese translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Japanese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

  • Basic Questions on Karma and Rebirth

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Japanese translation:

  • The Relevance of Buddhism in the Modern World (2 parts)

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

Edited Persian translations that arrived and were sent for copyediting:

  • Buddhism among the Turkic People

  • Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  • Download This Website

  • Tax Form Done

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • What Is Meditation?

  • About Berzin Archives

  • Captions for Illustrations

Edited Punjabi translations that arrived:

  • What Is Meditation?

Punjabi translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Buddhism and Science

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

February 10, 2014

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.02.04) How, with the Svatantrika Assertions, Understanding the Voidness of Persons Is Not Equivalent to Understanding the Voidness of the Aggregates

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.06.07, 2006.06.14, 2006.06.21)

Proofread English audio transcripts sent for copyediting:

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend (2006.02.07)

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.09.18, 2012.11.13, 2012.12.04, 2012.12.11, 2013.01.15)

Edited Russian translations that arrived, were proofread and newly put online:

  • Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Russian translations that arrived and were proofread:

  • History of the Mulasarvastivada Ordination Lineages in Tibet

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 10)

Edited German translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Spanish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

Edited French translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • The Dalai Lama’s Reflections on the Realistic Approach of Buddhism: Talks to Former Dharamsala Residents from the West (part 3)

French 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 4)

Edited Italian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Is There a Common Ground between Buddhism and Islam?

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

Articles sent for Italian translation:

  • Dealing with Jealousy

  • Handling Fear

  • Feeding and Taming the Demon of Fear

Edited Polish translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Directing Rebirth: The Tibetan Tulku System

Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Advice to Western and Tibetan Teachers at Dharma Centers – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers

  • Tulkus’ Conference on Nonsectarianism

  • Sustainable Development of Western Buddhist Traditions

  • European Buddhism: Challenges and Opportunities

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 2)

Edited Indonesian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Text of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsongkhapa

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 2)

Copyedited Tibetan translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

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

  • Overview of the Four Noble Truths

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Japanese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Japanese translation:

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

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Punjabi translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in Afghanistan

February 3, 2014

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.01.28) How Understanding the Voidness of Persons Is Equivalent to Understanding the Voidness of the Aggregates

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.03.15)

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.09.11, 2012.11.06)

English audio files sent for transcription:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2013.03.19, 2013.03.26)

English audio files re-edited and replaced online:

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems’ Presentation of the Self (2 parts)

Edited German translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

Bilingual English-German audio files re-edited and replaced online:

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems’ Presentation of the Self (2 parts)

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 2)

Edited Russian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 8)

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 10)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Meaning of "Sangha" and Advice for Dharma Centers

French 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 3)

Edited Italian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

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

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Polish articles that arrived and were newly put online:

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

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

  • Introduction to Voidness and Mental Labeling

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture

Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Meditation Methods

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

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Overview of the Four Noble Truths

Re-edited Arabic translations that arrived and were put online:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (parts 4-6)

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Secondary Bodhisattva Vows

  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

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

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Japanese translation:

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Copyedited Tibetan translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Introductory Comparison of Hinayana and Mahayana

Edited Tibetan translations that arrived and were sent for copyediting:

  • Introductory Comparison of Hinayana and Mahayana

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

Tibetan translations sent for editing:

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

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

  • Workshop for Tibetans Translating Dharma: Report

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

  • Avoiding Confusion in the Spiritual Student-Teacher Relationship

  • The Appeal of Buddhism in the Modern World

  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • Do You Believe In Rebirth?

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Download This Website

  • Terms Needed

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Persian translation:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (8 parts)

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

January 27, 2014

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.01.21) The Four Tenet Systems in Brief, History of Madhyamaka in Tibet, Mental Labeling, Deluded Attitude toward a Transitory Network

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Practical Approach to the Four Tenet Systems' Presentations of the Two Truths (3 parts)

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.02.15, 2011.02.22, 2011.03.01, 2011.03.08)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Deconstructing Each Moment of Experience into the Various Causes of Its Component Factors (3 parts)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.12.04, 2012.12.11, 2013.01.15, 2013.01.23, 2013.01.29, 2013.02.05, 2013.02.12, 2013.02.19, 2013.02.26, 2013.03.05, 2013.03.12)

Edited German translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited and proofread German translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • What Does a Buddha Know in Knowing the Past, Present, and Future? (part 3)

Edited German translations sent for proofreading:

  • What Does a Buddha Know in Knowing the Past, Present, and Future? (part 4)

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • What Does a Buddha Know in Knowing the Past, Present, and Future? (parts 5-6)

German translations sent for editing:

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

  • A Survey of Tibetan History (parts 2-4)

Articles sent for German translation:

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

Proofread Russian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior – Shantideva (chapter 7)

Russian translations that were edited, proofread and newly put online:

  • The Nature of Time as a Temporal Interval

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Making Sense of Tantra (part 9)

Edited French translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

Edited Italian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Introduction to Voidness and Mental Labeling

Italian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 1)

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

  • Working with Emotions: How to Deal with Anger

  • The Life of the Buddha As Pieced Together from the Pali Canon

Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

  • Introduction to Voidness and Mental Labeling

  • Directing Rebirth: The Tibetan Tulku System

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

Articles sent for Polish translation:

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture

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

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (parts 6-8)

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

  • Do You Believe in Rebirth?

  • The Life of Atisha – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Articles sent for Turkish translation:

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • Using Buddhist Methods for Helping Us in Daily Life

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

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

  • Buddhist Ethical Behavior: A Practical Approach

  • Introductory Lecture on Karma

  • 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

  • Handling Fear

  • Feeding and Taming the Demon of Fear

  • Dealing with Jealousy

  • Working with Emotions: How to Deal with Anger

  • Tibeto-Mongolian Astrology and Karma

  • Introduction to Tibetan Medicine

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

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion

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

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Chinese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Overview of the Four Noble Truths

Articles sent for Japanese translation:

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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

  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Articles sent for Mongolian translation:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • A Short Biography of Tsongkhapa

Edited Tibetan translations that arrived, were copyedited and newly put online:

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

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

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

  • Advice to Western and Tibetan Teachers at Dharma Centers – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology and Religion

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in West Turkistan

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in East Turkistan

  • Buddhism among the Turkic People

  • Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama

  • Section Titles

Articles sent for Persian translation:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

  • The Life of Atisha – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

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

Punjabi translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • What Is Meditation?

Articles sent for Korean translation:

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

  • 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?

  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

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

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

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

  • Buddhism and Science

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

January 20, 2014

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.01.14) Differentiating Definitive from Interpretable Meaning Texts and Different Historical Schemes for Dividing Madhyamaka into Subschools

Edited English video files that arrived and were newly put online:

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (11 parts)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.02.15, 2005.02.22, 2005.03.08)

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (11 parts)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.06.07, 2006.06.14, 2006.06.21, 2006.06.28, 2006.07.05, 2006.07.12, 2006.07.19, 2006.07.26)

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems’ Presentation of the Self (2 parts)

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2006.01.24)

English audio transcripts that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Deconstructing Each Moment of Experience into the Various Causes of Its Component Factors (3 parts)

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.03.01)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.11.06, 2012.11.13, 2012.11.27)

German translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 1)

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for audio re-editing:

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems' Presentation of the Self (2 parts)

  • Practical Approach to the Four Tenet Systems' Presentations of the Two Truths (3 parts)

  • Deconstructing Each Moment of Experience into the Various Causes of Its Component Factors (3 parts)

Online Russian translations that were re-edited and proofread:

  • Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior – Shantideva (chapters 1-6)

Russian translations that arrived, were edited and were sent for proofreading:

  • Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior – Shantideva (chapter 7)

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior – Shantideva (chapter 8)

  • Common Misunderstandings about Buddhism

Edited bilingual English-Russian video files that arrived and were newly put online:

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (11 parts)

Bilingual English-Russian audio transcripts that were newly put online:

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

  • Nonviolence and Spiritual Values in the Modern World

Russian transcripts of bilingual English-Russian audio files that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (parts 1-2)

Proofread Russian transcripts of bilingual English-Russian audio files that arrived:

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

  • Nonviolence and Spiritual Values in the Modern World

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for Russian transcription:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (part 3)

Spanish translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • The Purification Method Used in Anuttarayoga Tantra

Edited French translation that arrived and was newly put online:

  • Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Italian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

Indonesian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Text of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsongkhapa

Edited Vietnamese translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Vietnamese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Advice to Western and Tibetan Teachers at Dharma Centers – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Vietnamese translation:

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

  • Lam-rim Structured According to the Four Noble Truths

Japanese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

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

  • The Four Axioms for Examining a Dharma Teaching

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

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (parts 3-5)

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

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • Buddhism and Science

Edited Persian translations that arrived:

  • Acknowledgements

  • Donations

  • Request Tax Receipt

  • Donation Thank You

  • Donation Cancelled

  • Message from Tsenzhab Serkong Tulku

  • New Material

  • Remaining Work

  • Support Box

  • Short Biography of Alexander Berzin

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

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism

  • Short Biography of Alexander Berzin

  • About Berzin Archives

Articles sent for Persian translation:

  • Buddhist Science, Psychology and Religion

January 13, 2014

Tibetan section goes online

New English audio files recorded, edited and online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.01.07) Review and the Need for Vipashyana Having the Discriminating Awareness of Voidness

Edited English audio files that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Balanced Sensitivity for the Age of Social Media: Developing a Caring Heart (3 parts)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.09.11, 2012.09.18, 2012.09.25, 2012.10.02, 2012.10.09, 2012.10.16, 2012.10.23)

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems’ Presentation of the Self (part 2)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (11 parts)

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.03.15, 2005.03.29, 2005.04.05, 2005.04.26, 2004.05.03, 2005.05.10, 2005.05.17, 2005.05.24, 2005.05.31)

  • How to Meditate on the Voidness of the Impossible “Me” Experiencing the Four Noble Truths (part 1)

Re-edited English audio files that arrived and were put online:

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems’ Presentation of the Self (part 1)

English audio files sent for audio re-editing:

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems’ Presentation of the Self (part 2)

  • Practical Approach to the Four Tenet Systems' Presentations of the Two Truths (3 parts)

  • Deconstructing Each Moment of Experience into the Various Causes of Its Component Factors (3 parts)

Edited and proofread German translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • What Does a Buddha Know in Knowing the Past, Present, and Future? (parts 1-2)

Edited bilingual English-Russian audio files that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Balanced Sensitivity for the Age of Social Media: Developing a Caring Heart (3 parts)

English audio files sent for audio re-editing:

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems’ Presentation of the Self (2 parts)

  • Practical Approach to the Four Tenet Systems' Presentations of the Two Truths (3 parts)

  • Deconstructing Each Moment of Experience into the Various Causes of Its Component Factors (3 parts)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices (2006 Literal Translation)

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 2)

  • What Does a Buddha Know in Knowing the Past, Present, and Future? (part 2)

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Wheel of Sharp Weapons (2006 Literal Translation)

  • An Offering Ceremony to the Spiritual Masters (Lama Chopa) – First Panchen Lama

  • The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 3)

  • What Does a Buddha Know in Knowing the Past, Present, and Future? (part 3)

Edited Polish translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Impermanence as a Resource for Building Healthy Relationships

Chinese translations that were sent for editing:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Vietnamese translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

Mongolian translations that arrived. Were edited and were newly put online:

  • The Life of Atisha

Edited Indonesian translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

Articles sent for Indonesian translation:

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Text of The Foundation for Good Qualities

  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (6 parts)

  • From the Two Truths, the Four Truths; from the Four Truths, the Three Precious Gems (3 parts)

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

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhichitta

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows

Articles sent for Arabic translation

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Overview of the Four Noble Truths

  • From the Two Truths, the Four Truths; from the Four Truths, the Three Precious Gems (3 parts)

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

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

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (parts 1-2)

Articles sent for Turkish translation:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (8 parts)

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

  • The Life of Atisha – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Do You Believe In Rebirth?

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

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Persian translations that arrived:

  • Anwar Sadat Lecture for Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion

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

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

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in Afghanistan

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

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • Mutual Knowledge and Understanding as the Basis for Religious Harmony – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Is There a Common Ground between Buddhism and Islam?

  • Homepage

  • Current Budget

  • Volunteer Information

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

  • Acknowledgements

  • Donation

  • Request Tax Receipt

  • Tax Receipt Request Done

  • Thank you

  • Donation Cancelled

  • Captions for Illustrations

  • Message from Ling Rinpoche

  • Message from Tsenzhab Serkong Tulku

  • New Material

  • Remaining Work

  • Support Box

Articles sent for Persian translation:

  • Navigation Terms

  • Download the Web Site

Articles sent for Punjabi translation:

  • The Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

  • Introduction to Buddhism from an Islamic Point of View

  • Is There a Common Ground between Buddhism and Islam?

  • What is Meditation?

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World (1996)

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Buddhism and Science

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

  • The Spread of Buddhism in Asia

  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in Afghanistan

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in West Turkistan

January 6, 2014

English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2012.07.24)

  • Weekly course on Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.02.15, 2005.01.10, 2006.01.17)

  • Overview of the Four Tenet Systems’ Presentation of the Self (part 1)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.02.01, 2011.02.08)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.03.01, 2011.03.08, 2011.03.15, 2011.03.22, 2011.03.29, 2011.04.05, 2011.04.19, 2011.04.26, 2011.05.03, 2011.05.10)

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

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2011.05.17)

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for German translation:

  • The Three Trainings and Eightfold Path in Daily Life (3 parts)

Edited Portuguese translations that arrived and were newly put online:

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

  • The Meaning of "Sangha" and Advice for Dharma Centers

Articles sent for Portuguese translation:

  • The Importance of Dialogue – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

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

Edited Polish translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • Do You Believe in Rebirth?

  • Brief Presentation of the Main Points about Karma

Chinese translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Achieving a Happy Mind through Secular Ethics – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Japanese translations that arrived and were newly put online:

  • 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

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

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

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

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

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

Persian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

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

  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism

  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence and Compassion

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