Audio and Video Teachings

Below are links to audio recordings of interviews, teachings and talks that took place at Vajra Vidya Portland.

Please also check our YouTube channel for a growing archive of teachings, some not listed here.


Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche

Group Interview – Listen

Tulku Damcho Rinpoche

“Benefits of Meditation & The Four Dharmas of Gampopa” – Listen
“The Paramitas” – Listen
“Meditation in Everyday Life” – Listen
“The Eight Verses of Mind Training” – Listen
“The Vajradhara Lineage Prayer” – Listen

Khenpo Lobzang

“Way of the Bodhisattva” – Listen
“Naturally Liberating Whatever You Meet” – Listen

Khenpo Jigme

“Tonglen Instructions” – Listen
“The Three Jewels and Three Roots” – Listen
“The Heart Sutra” – Listen
“Aspiration for Rebirth in Sukhavati” – Listen
“37 Practices of a Bodhisattva & Chenrezig Practice” – Listen

Lama Pema Rinpoche

“The Mind Training Practice of Lojong” – Listen
“The Life Story of Thrangu Rinpoche” – Listen
“The Aspiration Prayer of Mahamudra” – Listen
“The Four Thoughts” – Listen

Visit Lama Pema’s Website

Khenpo David Karma Choephel

Karma Teachings – Listen
The Eight Verses of Training the Mind – Listen
Parting From the Four Attachments – Listen
Geshe Potowa’s Long Soliloquy – Listen
Q&A and General Discussion with Khenpo Karma Choephel – Listen
Way of the Bodhisattva – Chapters 1-3 – Listen
Way of the Bodhisattva – Chapter 6, Patience – Listen
Way of the Bodhisattva – Chapter 7, Diligence – Click here for video links. (for these teachings, Khenpo Choephel broadcast from Thrangu Monastery Canda)
Way of the Bodhisattva – Chapter 8, Meditative Concentration – Watch on VVP’S YouTube channel
Way of the Bodhisattva – Chapter 9, Wisdom – Watch on VVP’s YouTube channel
“If You Could Only Do One Meditation, Which Should It Be?” Public talk, Sep. 2023 – Listen

Other teachers who have visited Vajra Vidya Portland

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

“Awakening the Mind and Softening the Heart” – Listen
Visit Kongtrul Rinpoche’s Website

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

“Finding Our Way into True Practice” – Listen
“What’s it all for?” – Listen
“The Buddha’s Middle Way” – Listen
“Engage Your Prajna on The Path of Liberation” – Listen
Visit Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel’s Website

Lama Willa Miller

“Songs of the Early Kagyu Masters” – Listen
Visit Lama Willa’s Website