Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India; 26 December 2003 - 02 January 2004

Teachings at Root Institute, Days 1 - 4; includes an oral transmission and commentary on Atisha's Jewel Garland

Chapters:
Day One: The cause of problems •
Day One: Seeing suffering of others and developing the wish to offer them the highest benefit •
Day One: Developing the wish to repay the kindness of others, Dedications •
Day Two: Precious Human Rebirth •
Day Two: Lama Atisha's life story, Oral transmission of Atisha's Jewel Garland, Dedications •
Day Three: Eight Freedoms •
Day Three: Dedications, Awareness of Emptiness, Food Offering •
Day Three: Benefits of offering, prostrating to holy objects •
Day Three: Jewel Garland commentary •
Day Four: Protector prayers, Why we need Highest Yoga Tantra •
Day Four: Persuading oneself to take the essence of the perfect human rebirth •
Day Four: Bodhicitta motivation •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in San Francisco, CA USA

A commentary on an essential mind training text composed by Kadampa Geshe Langri Tangpa

Chapters:
Day One: Perfect Human Rebirth •
Day One: Renunciation •
Day One: Shortcomings of Desire Part A •
Day One: Shortcomings of Desire Part B •
Day Two: Questions and Answers •
Day Two: Meaning of LIfe •
Day Two: Guru Devotion •
Day Two: Seeing Oneself Lower Than Others •
Day Two: Commentary on Eight Verses: Part A •
Day Two: Commentary on Eight Verses: Part B •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo by Kunsang Thubten (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A student wrote to Rinpoche asking for practices for the rest of his life. Rinpoche responded with this advice. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Nalanda Institute, 2010. Photos by Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India 1982

An address to students doing a Vajrasattva group retreat

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Sixth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo by Ursula Bernis.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 6th Kopan Course

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 6 Index Page •
Our Beginningless Mind •
Lineage of the Mahayana Teachings •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part A) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part B) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part C) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part D) •
Meditation One: Part II: Impermanence & Death •
Evolution •
Refuge (Part A) •
Refuge (Part B) and Karma •
Appendix One: The Mahayana Ordination Ceremony •
Group portrait at the Fifth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal,  Nov-Dec 1973.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Fifth Kopan Course in 1973.

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 5 Index Page •
Mind is Beginningless •
Meditation One: Part I: Our Perfect Human Rebirth •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (continued) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (conclusion) •
Meditation One: Part II: Death and Impermanence •
The Enlightened One's Understanding of Evolution •
Lower Realms (con't) and Refuge •
Refuge (cont'd) •
Refuge (conclusion) and Karma •
The Four Noble Truths •
The Four Noble Truths (continued) •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Manjushri London (currently Jamyang Buddhist Centre), 1983. Photo: Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India September 1984

Teachings on a range of lam-rim topics, including renunciation, perfect human rebirth, tantra, Mahayana thought transformation and bodhicitta

Chapters:
Chapter 1: Generating Bodhicitta •
Chapter 2: Renouncing Samsara •
Chapter 3: The Eight Freedoms •
Chapter 4: The Ten Richnesses •
Chapter 5: The Perfect Human Body •
Chapter 6: Why We Need to Practice Tantra •
Chapter 7: Mahayana Thought Transformation •
Chapter 8: Living With Bodhicitta •
Appendix: The Everflowing Nectar of Bodhicitta •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia 2004

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Preciousness of Every Sentient Being

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England 1975

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Meditating on the Perfect Human Rebirth

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1974

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Meditating on the Perfect Human Rebirth

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