Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

With this human body we have the opportunity to practice virtue and abandon nonvirtue

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

The karmic results of nonvirtuous actions are experienced in this life or in future lives, unless we purify the negative karma.

Tags: karma, nonvirtue
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Manjushri London (currently Jamyang Buddhist Centre), 1983. Photo: Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Happiness and suffering arise in dependence on the mind.

Topics: Introductory
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India, December 2003

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How To Be Happy To Practice Dharma

Tags: death, nonvirtue
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Manjushri London (currently Jamyang Buddhist Centre), 1983. Photo: Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Excerpt from an edited compilation of Rinpoche's teachings on the subject of karma.

Tags: karma, nonvirtue
Chapters:
The Importance of Understanding Karma •
What Karma Is •
The Four Outlines •
The Four Suffering Results •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 1990

An unedited transcript and recording of Chapter Two of  "How Things Exist."