Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, Inc.

Bringing you the teachings of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

aka LYWA   |   Lincoln, MA   |  http://www.lamayeshe.com

Mission

The Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive (LYWA) contains the collected teachings of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, two highly realized Tibetan masters who have been instrumental in bringing Buddhist teachings to the West. The LYWA preserves a growing collection of more than 7,000 cassette tapes (all of which have been digitized) and other digital media, and edits and publishes these teachings for free distribution as printed booklets and on our Web site www.lamayeshe.com. These booklets contain teachings on Buddhist philosophy, psychology, meditation and daily practice.

Ruling year info

1997

Principal Officer

Dr. Nicholas Ribush

Main address

PO Box 636

Lincoln, MA 01773 USA

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EIN

04-3374479

NTEE code info

Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C. (X99)

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Archiving

Collection and preservation of recorded lectures of Buddhist lamas

Population(s) Served
Adults

In addition to archiving important historical teachings, we publish them in a variety of means: print books, ebooks, online on our website, videos on YouTube, podcasts, through various social media. Most of the books we publish are for free distribution and we have more than a million free books in print (2022).

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Buddhists
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Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 2/16/2022
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Board chair

Dr. Nicholas Ribush

Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive

Term: 1996 -

Wendy Cook

Debra Thornburg

Alison Murdoch

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