Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 2008

An outline of the Buddhist path, excerpted from the 41st Kopan Course.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Basic Philosophy of Buddhism: Part One •
Basic Philosophy of Buddhism: Part Two •
Portrait of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo: Ven. Roger Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Selangor, Malaysia

How to develop compassion and offer perfect service to others.

Chapters:
Subduing Anger Brings Peace •
How to Develop Compassion •
The Purpose of Our Life •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Crestone, CO USA June 2008

These teachings were given in June 2008 at the White Eagle Conference Center in Crestone, Colorado.

Topics: Emptiness > Mahamudra
Chapters:
Day One Part A: Searching for the I; Why We Suffer; Why We Need to Practice Dharma •
Day One Part B: Positive Attitude; Taking Care of Yourself; Dedications •
Day Two Part A: Benefits of Compassion; Three Types of Suffering; Dedications •
Day Two Part B: Tantra Mahamudra; Decorating True Existence •
Day Two Part C: Recognizing Wrong Concepts; Sutra Mahamudra •
Day Three Part A: Oral Transmission of the Mahamudra Text •
Day Three Part B: Bearing Hardships; Lama Atisha •
Day Three Part C: Precious Human Rebirth; Kindness of the Guru; Guru Shakyamuni Buddha Mantra •
Day Four Part A: Benefits of Medicine Buddha; Medicine Buddha Jenang •
Day Four Part B: Medicine Buddha Jenang (conclusion) •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Light of the Path Retreat, North Carolina, USA, May 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England

A public talk on how to bring peace and happiness to oneself and others.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Sangha at Vulture's Peak, Rajgir, 12 March 2014. Photo: Thubten Jangchub.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Vulture's Peak, Bihar, India

A step-by-step guide on how to realize emptiness and cut the root of samsara.

 His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibetan Library, Dharamsala, India,1975. Photo: Dan Laine.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore.

A teaching about the kindness of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, given prior to a refuge ceremony at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore

Chapters:
The Kindness of His Holiness the Dalai Lama •
The Kindness of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, continued •
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Tenzin Ösel Hita gave these Dharma talks during the 45th Kopan Course,  November 27, and December 07, 2012.

Chapters:
First Discourse: Dharma, Samsara, and Q&A •
Second Discourse: The Five Senses and Love •
Second Discourse: Q&A •
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, 2012

This Dharma talk includes a question and answer session, where Ösel discusses his experiences as a monk and his vision for how to benefit others in the future

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Satisfaction and Challenging Your Limits •
Question and Answer Session •
Tenzin Ösel Hita
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Bangalore, India

Audio, video and transcript of a Dharma talk by Tenzin Ösel Hita at Choe Khor Sum Ling Centre, Bangalore, India, on February 9, 2013.

Topics: Introductory
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Jinsiu Farlin Center, Taipei Taiwan, 1994

A short teaching on the benefits of purifying negative karma, given before a Vajrasattva je-nang 

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Teachings on patience, bodhicitta, and reincarnation from the 29th Kopan Course, 1996.

Chapters:
Benefits of the enemy •
Benefits of bodhicitta •
Reincarnation: first belief; Q&A •
Proofs of reincarnation; Q&A •
Reincarnation: proof of experience •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in meditation on Saka Dawa at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, May 25, 1975. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Chenrezig Institute, Australia 2000

Rinpoche explains the benefits of mani pills, the Thirty-five Buddhas practice, and the importance of purifying negative karma in this evening session during the 100 Million Mani Retreat at Chenrezig Institute, Australia.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Seventh Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings on offering practices during a Cittamani Tara Puja at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore in 1992.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Lincoln, MA

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches via live stream to students in Singapore and around the world.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon 2009

Extracts from a series of teachings given prior to a chöd initiation

Tags: chöd, dharma
Chapters:
This Precious Human Rebirth •
Dharma in Daily Life •
Chöd: Slaying the Ego •

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