Livestream with Lama Padma Gyatso

First and third Wednesday of every month at 7pm Pacific Standard Time


Beginning on August 5th, Lama Padma Gyatso will livestream these precious teachings in their entirety, verse by verse. These teachings are free and open to the public and may take up to one year to complete.

If you are new, have missed or want to review a session, you can catch up by watching previous sessions on the Teaching Archive below.

We often are very inspired when we read a Dharma book. Then it fades and we begin looking for another. It may be that we don’t always know how to actually study a text and have it become a sustaining force that continually deepens our understanding and diligence. Lama Padma will present a series of teachings that will illuminate the line-by-line meaning of Shantideva’s The Way of the Bodhisattva, enabling us to read and reread each chapter and find a deeper and deeper meaning. This poetic composition was one of the earliest texts to reach Tibet and has become the cornerstone of the entire path taught in all the Mahayana traditions up to the present day. Lama Padma received the transmission of these detailed teachings from Tulku Sang-ngag Rinpoche over several years from the commentary written by Kunzang Palden. Kunzang Palden was a disciple of Paltrul Rinpoche and a teacher of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, from whom Sang-ngag Rinpoche received it.

We will be using the Shambhala Publication Revised Edition of The Way of the Bodhisattva , which is available at Tibetan Treasures, and we should be prepared to take notes.

Join Livestream:

First and third Wednesday of each month at 7pm PST

There are prayers that we recite to begin and conclude each teaching session. Click here to download a PDF of the Prayers for The Way of the Bodhisattva Teachings Download PDF

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