Khunu Lama Rinpoche: Commentary on “A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment”

Khunu Lama Rinpoche: After generating bodhicitta, our main task is to attain enlightenment.

Khunu Lama Rinpoche: Commentary on “A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment”

Boudhanath, Nepal, 1975

Before listening to this teaching, first generate bodhicitta, thinking, “I want to receive enlightenment for the benefit of all mother sentient beings.” In other words, before listening to teachings, it is necessary to think of, to remember, all mother sentient beings.

The subject today is Lam-drön, A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment, which was written in Tibet by the great Atisha (Dipamkara Shrijnana), who was born about the year 982 in northeast India as the son of a Bengali king. Continue reading »