Lama Shabkar

Lama Shabkar (1781-1851) is regarded as one of Tibet's great masters. He is renowned for expounding the dharma through spiritual songs.

Magazine Arts & Culture

Meat: To Eat It or Not—Lama Shabkar

One day as I went to refresh myself In the middle of a meadow, Many goats and sheep came from all sides And gathered around me.  Among them, an old sheep spoke: “Old monk, neither virtuous nor sinful, I have something to tell you.” “Alright,” I said. “Come on, tell me.” He went on: “I have […]

By Lama Shabkar
Get Daily Dharma in your email

Start your day with a fresh perspective

a photo of a Buddhist meditating
Explore timeless teachings through modern methods.

With Stephen Batchelor, Sharon Salzberg, Andrew Olendzki, and more

See Our Courses