Teachings

Lama Yeshe visiting a daffodil farm near Melbourne, Australia, 1976.
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Welcome to the September issue of the LYWA E-letter!

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.

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal

A teaching on impermanence at the Seventh Kopan Meditation Course, November, 1974

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Nature of Causative Phenomena

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Teachings by Lama Yeshe on impermance and death, adapted by T. Y. Alexander

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo by Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

Life finishes quickly, like autumn clouds or lightning in the sky

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Solu Khumbu, Nepal, 1979. Photo: Georges Luneau.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

Meditation on impermanence and death is a powerful method to protect us from the delusions.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, UK August 1990

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Cheated by the World

Tags: impermanence
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, in 2000. Photo: Todd Moore.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Theosophical Society, Brisbane, Australia

A public talk about the purpose of life and developing the correct attitude toward death

Chapters:
What is Mind •
Ultimate Nature of Mind •
Compassion, Universal Responsibility •
Purpose of Life, Benefits of Problems •
Dying, Five Powers, Dedications •
Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2006. Photo: John Berthold.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tara Institute, Australia

Teachings given at Tara Institute, Australia in June 2006.

Chapters:
Emptiness; How Lama Atisha Came to Tibet •
Dromtonpa; Searching For the I •
Analyzing How the I and Aggregates Exist •
Emptiness and Impermanence in Daily Life •
Serving the Guru and the Purpose of Guru Devotion •
By Nicholas Ribush

A Discovering Buddhism module that can help you understand life, death and rebirth and the nature of the mind 

Chapters:
Death and Rebirth: Introduction •
Session One of Six •
Session Two of Six •
Session Three of Six •
Session Four of Six •
Session Five of Six •
Session Six of Six •
Meditation One of Four •
Meditation Two of Four •
Meditation Three of Four •
Meditation Four of Four •
References •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rinpoche discusses in depth the process one should take when making preparations for death and giving the gift of life through organ donation

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Nalanda Monastery, France, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India 1982

An address to students doing a Vajrasattva group retreat

By Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1979

A teaching on renunciation, first published in Teachings at Tushita

By Pabongka Rinpoche

Heartspoon: Encouragement through Recollecting Impermanence

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