Mitra Tyler Dewar introduces this teaching with a brilliant explanation of the complexities associated with bringing the genuine dharma to the West, a new cultural container. The teaching itself is based on The Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment, composed by the Indian Buddhist master, Atisha. Mitra Tyler’s teaching on this text is clear, precise and accessible. He begins with an inspiring explanation of the true meaning of the heart of renunciation as a foundation for practice. The remainder of the teaching is organized around the profound and vast dimensions of the path. He adds an experiential dimension to this teaching by providing guided meditations and contemplations to help students develop clear seeing and generate compassion. Four talks on four DVDs.