Resources: Videos

Videos Click on the links below to view selected videos of His Holiness the Sakya Trichen teaching on a variety of topics and visit YouTube for many more. (April 27, 2018, Tibet [...]

Resources: Videos2018-05-02T13:11:57+00:00

Freeing the Heart and Mind: Introduction to the Buddhist Path

His Holiness Sakya Trizin, the head of the glorious Sakya lineage, one of the four primary schools of Tibetan Buddhism, presents here the essential Buddhist teachings of the four noble truths, universal compassion, and [...]

Freeing the Heart and Mind: Introduction to the Buddhist Path2017-11-26T03:49:43+00:00

Melody of Dharma Magazine

Melody of Dharma A Publication of the Sakya Dolma Phodrang Click on the links to open, download or read issues online. (PDF format) Issue #19:  Special Lockdown Edition [...]

Melody of Dharma Magazine2020-05-16T19:31:20+00:00

Video Teachings

Video Teachings "How to face Difficult Circumstances from a Buddhist Perspective" a Public Teaching by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin hosted by the Minnesota Sakya Center in 2013 >VIEW VIDEO Teaching Videos of His Holiness [...]

Video Teachings2017-11-26T03:45:58+00:00

Audio Teachings

Audio Teachings JULY 8, 2011: GLOBAL ECOLOGY FROM A BUDDHIST PERSPECTIVE (Teaching Given During Public Talk in Minneapolis, MN, 2011 Western Hemisphere Tour): AUDIO FORMAT (click here to listen) PRAYERS: AUDIO FORMAT (click on the [...]

Audio Teachings2017-11-26T03:44:15+00:00

Taking Refuge

Teachings FINDING PEACE IN A TROUBLED WORLD Source: Melody of Dharma #1 >click here to read, download or print (PDF format) TAKING REFUGE Part 1 Source: Melody of Dharma #2 >click [...]

Taking Refuge2017-11-27T05:08:19+00:00

Finding the Spiritual Master

Finding the Spiritual Master A Teaching by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin   Two kinds of beings inhabit this universe: inanimate and animate beings. ‘Inanimate’ refers to beings that have no mental feelings, such as rivers [...]

Finding the Spiritual Master2017-02-10T22:57:28+00:00

Teaching by His Holiness The Sakya Trizin

TEACHINGS BY HIS HOLINESS THE SAKYA TRIZIN (click on links below to download for reading & print these teachings in PDF format)   FINDING PEACE IN A TROUBLED WORLD Source: Melody of Dharma #1 >click [...]

Teaching by His Holiness The Sakya Trizin2017-02-10T04:14:34+00:00

Teaching on Tantra Part Two

TEACHINGS ON TANTRA (Part 2) Buddhist Tantra: Some Introductory Remarks by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin   There is a common misconception among many non-Buddhists (and even among certain Buddhists) that the Tantras are late and corrupt additions to the [...]

Teaching on Tantra Part Two2017-02-08T04:32:41+00:00

Teaching on Tantra Part One

TEACHINGS ON TANTRA (Part 1) The Philosophy and Practice of Tantra by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin   The Tantric path begins as the Buddhist path. There is no important philosophical difference between Tantric Buddhism and Mahayana Buddhism [...]

Teaching on Tantra Part One2017-02-08T04:30:14+00:00

Teaching on Great Sakya Women

Great Sakya Women: Great Khön Jetsunmas As told by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin   There have been very great female Sakya practitioners ever since the very early days of the lineage. Jetsun Kunga Tenpey [...]

Teaching on Great Sakya Women2017-02-08T04:25:36+00:00

Teaching on Tara

A TEACHING ON TARA IN THE SAKYA TRADITION An Interview with His Holiness the Sakya Trizin   Q:  Your Holiness, what does lineage mean? Lineage means the teaching that has been brought down from Buddha [...]

Teaching on Tara2017-02-08T04:18:30+00:00

Teaching on the Vajrakilaya Puja

A TEACHING ON THE VAJRAKILAYA PUJA IN THE KHON LINEASE OF THE SAKYAPA TRADITION Based on an Interview with His Holiness the Sakya Trizin   His Holiness and sonsbegin the Vajrakilaya ritualin Sakya Centre's [...]

Teaching on the Vajrakilaya Puja2017-02-08T04:08:19+00:00

Teaching on the Lam Dre

THE LAM DRE TEACHINGS: A Brief History   The Sakya order is the second oldest of the four principal traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. At its heart is the lineal transmission of Lam Dre ("The Path [...]

Teaching on the Lam Dre2017-02-08T03:38:30+00:00

Teaching on the Four Attachments

A Teaching on Sachen Kunga Nyingpo’s Parting from the Four Attachments by His Holiness Sakya Trizin (Part 1)   On this special occasion, as we celebrate the opening of Tsechen Kunchab Ling, it is very [...]

Teaching on the Four Attachments2017-02-08T03:27:52+00:00

Teaching on the Sakya Monlam

MONLAM: THE GREAT SAKYA ASPIRATION PRAYER FESTIVAL Monlam   Whoever knows, teaches, or recites this Aspiration to Noble Deeds Shall ultimately attain perfect Buddhahood. May none despair of complete enlightenment. -Samantabhadra’s Aspiration to [...]

Teaching on the Sakya Monlam2017-02-07T06:11:08+00:00

A Buddhist Essence Teaching (Interview)

A BUDDHIST ESSENCE TEACHING (INTERVIEW WITH HIS HOLINESS THE SAKYA TRIZIN) Part One: "We made many predictions and they all said the same thing."   Q. Your Holiness, would you give us an account of [...]

A Buddhist Essence Teaching (Interview)2017-02-07T06:02:45+00:00

Advice to Dharma Students (Interview)

Advice to Dharma Students A Teaching by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin (Interview) Your Holiness, why should we practice Buddhist teachings? Generally speaking, from the smallest insect on up to the [...]

Advice to Dharma Students (Interview)2017-11-27T05:13:41+00:00


INDIA & NEPAL India Sakya Centre, Seat of His Holiness the Sakya Trizin, Rajpur Sakya College, Rajpur, Dehradun Sakya Kalimpong Monastery, (Sakya Tsechen Thinley Dargye Ling), Kalimpong Sakya Rinchen Choling Nunnery, Dekyi Ling, [...]

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