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  • Words of Truth for a Speedy Accomplishment of the Prayer for a Swift Return of Geshe Lhundub Sopa

    Words of Truth is a prayer composed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama for the quick return of Geshe Lhundub Sopa Rinpoche, who passed away on August 28, 2014.


  • The Eight Auspicious Signs
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    A translation and short commentary on the meaning of the eight auspicious signs and how they can be used for success.

     


  • Practicing the Unmistaken Path

    Practicing the Unmistaken Path: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991. The first volume of a new ebook series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. 

     

     


  • Advice on Quitting Intoxicants
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    "We can survive without drinking alcohol; it won’t kill us to go without it. In fact, we will be very healthy mentally and physically if we don't drink."


  • Transforming the Mind in Everyday Life
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    "Having a positive attitude, such as the altruistic thought to help other sentient beings and not harm them, is the cause of success in life." 


  • E-letter No. 137: October 2014
    Dr. Nicholas Ribush

    Read our latest e-news, which features an excerpt from a new ebook of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings, Practicing the Unmistaken Path: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991, as well as news about the work of the Archive and links to great resources on the web. 


  • How to Be Happy
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    "The more you live your life for others, the more content and relaxed you will be. If you think only of yourself day and night, you will be very unhappy and dissatisfied."


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