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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.

Fourth Quarter

November 24, 2014

English audio file: recorded, sent for editing, editing done, put online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): The Refutation of Existence, Nonexistence, Both or Neither Does Not Invalidate the Conventional Existence of Conceptually Cognized Voidness, Voidness Is Not a Nothing

English audio transcripts: sent for transcribing:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): 2014.11.18

English audio transcripts: transcription done:

  • Meditation on the Sixteen Aspects of the Four Noble Truths in the Context of the Four Close Placements of Mindfulness (parts 2-3)

German articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Going from Renunciation to Compassion

Russian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

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

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

  • An Abbreviated Six-Session Yoga – Ngulchu Jeydrung (2001 Precise Poetic Translation)

Russian articles: sent for translation, translation done, sent for editing:

  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study for Stressed Practitioners

Russian articles: sent for translation:

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

Portuguese articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Advice on Practicing Buddhism in the West

Polish articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Practicing Tantra Effectively (part 4)

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Sectarianism within Buddhism

Tibetan articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

Indonesian: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems (parts 2-6)

  • Strategies for Deconstructing Jealousy (parts 3-4)

Indonesian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Balanced Sensitivity for the Age of Social Media: Developing a Caring Heart (part 1)

Persian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

Persian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Applying Buddhist Principles for the Age of Social Media

West Punjabi articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (parts 1-5)

November 17, 2014

English audio files: transcription done:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): 2014.07.22, 2014.08.12

English audio files: transcription done:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): 2014.10.28, 2014.11.04, 2014.11.11

Russian articles: proofreading done, put online:

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

Russian articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

Russian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Self-Transformation through the Lam-rim Graded Stages (parts 5-6)

German articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Healthy Development of One's Self through the Lam-rim Graded Stages (part 5)

German articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Self-Transformation through Attitude Training

German articles: sent for translation:

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

Spanish articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

Spanish articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Directing Rebirth: The Tibetan Tulku System

Polish articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Overview of the Nine Vehicles of Mind According to Nyingma

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Practicing Tantra Effectively (parts 1-3)

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Practicing Tantra Effectively (parts 4-5)

  • Introduction to Dzogchen

  • Overcoming the Compulsiveness of Karma with Ethical Self-Discipline (parts 1-4)

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

Indonesian articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Strategies for Deconstructing Jealousy (parts 1-2)

Indonesian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems (part 6)

Japanese articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhichitta

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows

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

Japanese articles: sent for translation:

  • Recitation of Mantras

  • Eight-Verse Attitude-Training

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

  • Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices (2006 Literal Translation)

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

Chinese articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Applying Buddhist Principles to the Age of Social Media

Mongolian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Eight-Verse Attitude-Training

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

Vietnamese articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

  • Ethics beyond Religion – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Persian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

November 10, 2014

English audio files: audio edited, put online:

  • Explanation of "Types of Appearances Mind Gives Rise To: Accurate and Inaccurate, Pure and Impure, Tainted and Untainted, Samsaric and Nirvanic" (7 parts)

English audio file: recorded, sent for editing, editing done, put online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): The Refutation of Production in Any of the Four Ways (from Self, Other, Both or Neither) Cannot Cause Us to Lose Our Assertion of Conventional Phenomena

Bilingual English-Russian audio files: audio edited, put online:

  • Explanation of "Types of Appearances Mind Gives Rise To: Accurate and Inaccurate, Pure and Impure, Tainted and Untainted, Samsaric and Nirvanic" (7 parts)

Russian articles: editing done, sent for proofreading:

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

German articles: editing done, sent for proofreading:

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

German articles: sent for translation:

  • Practicing Tantra Effectively (5 parts)

  • Incorrect Consideration and Voidness (7 parts)

Spanish articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • The Relevance of the Dalai Lama in the Modern World

Portuguese articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Advice on Practicing Buddhism in the West

  • Overview of the Nine Vehicles of Mind According to Nyingma

Polish articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Strategies for Deconstructing Jealousy (parts 1-2)

  • An Introduction to Mahamudra and Its Practical Application to Life (part 5)

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Strategies for Deconstructing Jealousy (parts 3-4)

Japanese articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Questions Concerning Collective Karma and Natural Disasters

Japanese articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • The Relevance of Buddhism in the Modern World (parts 1-2)

Japanese articles: sent for translation:

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

  • Renunciation – The Determination to Be Free

  • Advice on Overcoming Self-Cherishing – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Overview of the Six Far-reaching Attitudes (Six Perfections) (4 parts)

Chinese articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Applying Buddhist Principles for the Age of Social Media

Arabic articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices (2006 Literal Translation)

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

Arabic articles: sent for translation:

  • A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems (7 parts)

  • Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (10 parts)

November 3, 2014

English audio file: recorded, sent for editing, editing done, put online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): Precise Presentation of the Two Truths, Grasping for Truly Established Existence and Interpolation According to Gelug Prasangika

English audio transcripts: transcription done:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): 2013.10.29

  • Meditation on the Sixteen Aspects of the Four Noble Truths in the Context of the Four Close Placements of Mindfulness (part 1)

  • Discourse on Uttaratantra (The Furthest Everlasting Stream) – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (4 parts)

English audio transcripts: sent for transcription:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): (2014.08.19, 2014.09.02, 2014.09.23, 2014.10.14, 2014.10.21)

Spanish articles: proofreading done, put online:

  • The Sensitivity Handbook: Training Materials for Developing Balanced Sensitivity (Preface, General Structure for each Training Session, 22 chapters)

German articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Healthy Development of One's Self through the Lam-rim Graded Stages (parts 2-4)

German articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Going from Renunciation to Compassion

French articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

Polish articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • A Short Commentary on Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (part 2)

  • An Introduction to Mahamudra and Its Practical Application to Life (part 4)

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Strategies for Deconstructing Jealousy (parts 1-2)

Indonesian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Strategies for Deconstructing Jealousy (parts 3-4)

Chinese articles: sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Buddhist Ethical Behavior: A Practical Approach

  • Eight-Verse Attitude-Training

  • Explanation of Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices (parts 3-4)

Chinese articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Dealing with Disturbing Emotions: Attachment

Mongolian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

  • Tulkus' Conference on Nonsectarianism

Mongolian articles: sent for translation:

  • Eight-Verse Attitude-Training

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

  • Brief Commentary on Eight-Verse Attitude-Training – H.H. the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • 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)

Vietnamese articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • A Short Biography of Tsongkhapa

Persian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

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

West Punjabi articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

  • The Situations of Buddhism and Islam in the People's Republic of China, 1996

October 27, 2014

English articles: newly put online:

  • Imputation, Mental Labeling and Designation

English audio file: recorded, sent for editing, editing done, put online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): True Stoppings and the Third Criteria for Accepting What Is Conventionally Existent and What Is Not

English audio transcripts: transcription done:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): 2013.10.15, 2013.10.22, 2014.07.08

  • Meditation on the Sixteen Aspects of the Four Noble Truths in the Context of the Four Close Placements of Mindfulness (part 1)

English audio transcripts: sent for transcription:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): 2014.08.12

German articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Explanation of Buddhist Sexual Ethics: An Historical Perspective

German articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Healthy Development of One's Self through the Lam-rim Graded Stages (part 1)

Russian audio transcripts: sent for transcribing, transcription done, sent for editing:

  • Introduction to the Guhyasamaja System of Anuttarayoga Tantra

Italian articles: sent for translation:

  • Introduction to Tibetan Medicine

  • Tibeto-Mongolian Astrology and Karma

  • How to Live and Work in a Multireligious Society

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

Portuguese translations: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • The Bases for Ethical Behavior

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • A Short Commentary on Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (part 2)

Chinese articles: editing done:

  • Explanation of Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices (parts 3-4)

  • Eight Verse Attitude-Training
  • Buddhist Ethical behavior: A Practical Approach

Mongolian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • The Four Axioms for Examining a Dharma Teaching

Indonesian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems (part 5)

Arabic articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Eight-Verse Attitude-Training

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

Persian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

Urdu articles: sent for translation:

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

West Punjabi articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

  • Religious Conversion in Shambhala

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

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

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

  • The Life of Atisha – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in East Turkistan

  • Buddhism among the Turkic People

  • Islamic-Buddhist Dialogue

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

  • A Buddhist View of Islam

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

West Punjabi articles: sent for translating:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (8 parts)

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

October 20, 2014

English audio files: audio recorded:

  • Explanation of "Types of Appearances Mind Gives Rise To: Accurate and Inaccurate, Pure and Impure, Tainted and Untainted, Samsaric and Nirvanic" (7 parts)

English video files: video recorded:

  • Explanation of "Types of Appearances Mind Gives Rise To: Accurate and Inaccurate, Pure and Impure, Tainted and Untainted, Samsaric and Nirvanic" (7 parts)

English audio file: recorded, sent for editing, editing done, put online:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): Conventional Truth and the First Two Criteria for Accepting What Is Conventionally Existent and What Is Not

English audio file: transcription done:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): 2014.06.17, 2014.07.15

  • Weekly course on Letter to a Friend: 2007.07.31, 2007.08.07, 2007.08.14, 2007.08.21, 2007.09.11, 2007.09.18, 2007.09.25, 2007.10.02, 2007.10.09, 2007.10.16, 2007.10.23

English audio file: sent for transcription:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim): 2014.07.22

  • Meditation on the Sixteen Aspects of the Four Noble Truths in the Context of the Four Close Placements of Mindfulness (9 parts)

Russian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Self-Transformation through the Lam-rim Graded Stages (parts 3-4)

  • The Relevance of Refuge and Karma in Daily Life (part 1)

Russian audio transcripts: transcription done, sent for proofreading:

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

Russian audio transcripts: sent for transcribing:

  • Why People Are Attracted to Buddhism in the Present World

Polish articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Balanced Sensitivity for the Age of Social Media: Developing a Caring Heart (parts 1-3)

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • A Short Commentary on Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (part 1)

Portuguese articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • The Bases for Ethical Behavior

Italian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Overview of the Six Far-reaching Attitudes (Six Perfections) (parts 1-3)

Indonesian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems (part 4)

Chinese articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Explanation of Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices (parts 3-4)

  • Buddhist Ethical Behavior: A Practical Approach
  • Eight-Verse Attitude-Training

Japanese articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Working with Emotions: How to Deal with Anger

Japanese articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

Mongolian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

Vietnamese articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

Persian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

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

West Punjabi articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • A Buddhist View of Islam

October 13, 2014

Russian articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • A Brief History of Katog Monastery

Russian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • An Introduction to Mahamudra and Its Practical Application to Life (part 4)

Spanish articles: proofreading done, put online:

  • Developing Balanced Sensitivity (chapters 4-7)

Spanish articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading:

  • The Sensitivity Handbook: Training Materials for Developing Balanced Sensitivity (exercises 20-22)

Portuguese articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture

  • Applying Buddhist Principles for the Age of Social Media

Polish articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems (parts 4-7)

  • An Introduction to Mahamudra and Its Practical Application to Life (parts 2-3)

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing:

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

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

  • An Introduction to Mahamudra and Its Practical Application to Life (part 5)

Polish articles: sent for translating:

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

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

  • The Buddhist Explanation of Rebirth (2 parts)

  • Analysis of Free Will versus Determinism

  • The Mechanism of Karma: The Mahayana Presentation, Except for Gelug Prasangika (4 parts)

West Punjabi articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Islamic-Buddhist Dialogue

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

October 6, 2014

English audio transcripts:

  • Weekly Course on Meditation Practice on the Graded Stages of the Path (Lam-rim) (2014.06.10, 2014.07.01)

German articles: proofreading done, put online:

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

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

German articles: translation done, sent for editing:

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

German articles: sent for translation:

  • Going from Renunciation to Compassion

  • Self-Transformation through Attitude-Training

Russian articles: proofreading done, put online:

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

Russian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Extraphysical and Extrasensory Powers

Russian articles: sent for translation:

  • Going from Renunciation to Compassion

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • An Introduction to Mahamudra and Its Practical Application to Life (part 1)

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems (parts 1-3)

Polish articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems (parts 4-7)

  • An Introduction to Mahamudra and Its Practical Application to Life (parts 2-4)

Indonesian articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Strategies for Deconstructing Jealousy (part 2)

Japanese articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

Japanese articles: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Working with Emotions: How to Deal with Anger

Japanese articles: sent for translation:

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

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

Vietnamese articles: editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

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

Vietnamese articles: sent for translation:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche (8 parts)

  • Relationship with a Spiritual Teacher in Two Lifetimes

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

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

Hindi articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • The Bases for Ethical Behavior

Persian articles: translation done, sent for editing, editing done, sent for proofreading, proofreading done, put online:

  • Developing a Healthy Society Based on Tibetan Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Confucian and Basic Human Ethical Values

  • Multireligious Support for Improving the Environment through Vegetarianism

  • Points for an Interreligious Panel Discussion on Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection

Persian articles: sent for translation:

  • Introductory Lecture on Karma

  • The Sources of Happiness According to Buddhism

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

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

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

West Punjabi: translation done, sent for editing:

  • Historical Sketch of Buddhism and Islam in East Turkistan

Previous Quarterly Reports of Work in Progress

Third Quarter 2014

Second Quarter 2014

First Quarter 2014

Fourth Quarter 2013

Third Quarter 2013

Second Quarter 2013

First Quarter 2013

Fourth Quarter 2012

Third Quarter 2012

Second Quarter 2012

First Quarter 2012

Fourth Quarter 2011

Third Quarter 2011

Second Quarter 2011

First Quarter 2011

Fourth Quarter 2010

Third Quarter 2010

Second Quarter 2010

First Quarter 2010

Fourth Quarter 2009

Third Quarter 2009

Second Quarter 2009

First Quarter 2009

Fourth Quarter 2008

Third Quarter 2008

SecondQuarter 2008

First Quarter 2008

Fourth Quarter 2007