Bonus Week


You can bask in the well-earned satisfaction of practicing the eight core lessons of the YoWangdu Practical Guide to Tibetan Buddhism. 

May you be happy! May you be at peace and find increasing calm and joy in your life and in the lives of those around you as you continue these practices.

With much love and many blessings,

Lobsang and Yolanda

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Updated on December 2, 2020. First published on December 21, 2013.

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Reader Interactions


  1. Terence Taylor says

    Thank you very much for this instruction. Can you tell me the protocol for receivinr a buddhist name?
    Thanks Terry

    • yowangdu says

      Hi Terence. Sorry we are just seeing this message. Generally speaking you would get a Buddhist name at ordination as a monk or nun, and it will come through your lama.

      Hope this helps.

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