Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Inner Winning is the Real Winning

Lama Zopa Rinpoche visiting Chenrezig Institute with Osel, 1991. Photo by Thubten Yeshe.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia

A talk on how to transform problems into happiness by defeating the self-cherishing thought and cherishing others. Rinpoche also advises how Dharma practice in everyday life can help us at the time of death. 

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 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Waterlow Park, Highgate, London, 1983. Photo Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

If we have a good heart and cherish others, we will enjoy happiness and success, however, if we are selfish, more and more problems will arise.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

This book highlights the importance of motivation in our daily lives and activities, in order to generate the mind of bodhicitta.

Chapters:
Bodhisattva Attitude •
Bodhisattva Attitude: Editor's Introduction •
The Verses •
The Teachings: Everything Depends on Your Attitude •
The Teachings: Cutting the Concept of Permanence •
The Teachings: Give Up Stretching the Legs •
The Teachings: Bodhisattva Attitude •
The Teachings: Four Wrong Concepts •
The Motivations: Everything Depends on Your Attitude •
The Motivations: Cutting the Concept of Permanence •
The Motivations: Give Up Stretching the Legs •
The Motivations: Bodhisattva Attitude •
The Motivations: Four Wrong Concepts •
Appendices and Bibliography •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tarzana, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Happiness comes from bodhicitta, which is received by depending on the kindness of sentient beings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2010

Advice on how to work at the Dharma center and how to practice Dharma.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1984

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains why we should cherish other sentient beings who harm us

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico, April 2008

A public talk on lam-rim by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2008.

Chapters:
Public Talk: Lam-rim Part 1 •
Public Talk: Lam-rim Part 2 •
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

By HH Ling Rinpoche in New Delhi, India November 1979

Bodhicitta, with love and compassion as its basis, is the essential seed producing the attainment of buddhahood

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, 1990

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

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, 1981

Commentary by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the text written by Kadampa Geshe Langri Tangpa

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bloomington, Indiana, USA 1999

A commentary on Chapter 8—the chapter titled "Meditation"—of Shantideva's Bodhicaryavatara (A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life)

Chapters:
Bodhicaryavatara Commentary: Index of Teachings •
Section One: August 20th AM •
Section Two: August 20th PM •
Section Three: August 21st AM •
Section Four: August 21st PM •
Section Five: August 22nd AM •
Section Six: August 22nd PM •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India, 1982. Photographer: Ina Van Delden.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taipei, Taiwan, March 1994

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the benefits of cherishing all sentient beings without exception