Teachings

Lama Yeshe teaching in Yucca Valley, California, 1977. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

How to deal with attachment with a realistic attitude, so we remain calm and clear when experiencing pleasure.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Excerpts from a book of teachings on the eight worldly dharmas, edited by Gordon McDougall

Chapters:
How to Practice Dharma •
Publisher's Acknowledgements and Reader Feedback •
How to Practice Dharma: Editor's Preface •
The Dissatisfied Mind of Desire •
The Nature of Samsara •
Samsaric Methods Can Never Satisfy •
Happiness Starts When We Renounce This Life •
How Worldly Dharma and Holy Dharma Differ •
Translations •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in meditation on Saka Dawa at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, May 25, 1975. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia

A Dharma talk explaining the mind, or cognition

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Importance of Knowing What Dharma Is

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Meditation on the Sound of Praise and Criticism

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Our 100th E-letter!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in LYWA's back yard, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 2010.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Raleigh, NC September 2009

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Equalizing the Eight Worldly Dharmas

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 1989. Photo by Ueli Minder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1981

How to practice patience and avoid the eight worldly dharmas.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1978

Renouncing the eight worldly dharmas brings real happiness and peace of mind

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Discovering the Meaning of Dharma

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 Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1973

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Giving Up the Eight Worldly Dharmas

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India 1982

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Mind Retreat