Teachings

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2006. Photo: John Berthold.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

A teaching by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at a refuge ceremony at Kopan.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon, 2010. Photo: Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Antidote to Delusion

 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Katoomba, Australia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the direct and indirect benefits for all sentient beings that will result of the construction of a large Maitreya statue.

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. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

A speech by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the opening of a new building for Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Light of the Path Retreat, USA, 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore March 2013

A teaching on the benefits of making offerings to holy objects

Topics: Holy Objects
Chapters:
The Benefits of Making Offerings •
The Offering Cloud Mantra •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

In this excerpt from Kopan Course No. 27, Rinpoche explains how to achieve full enlightenment

 His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibetan Library, Dharamsala, India,1975. Photo: Dan Laine.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore.

A teaching about the kindness of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, given prior to a refuge ceremony at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore

Chapters:
The Kindness of His Holiness the Dalai Lama •
The Kindness of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, continued •
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington, New Jersey

A teaching given prior to a ceremony for generating the mind of enlightenment (bodhicitta).

By Geshe Lama Konchog in Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore

Teachings on applying the force of right effort to our practice

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Guru Shakyamuni appears in various forms and aspects to guide sentient beings, according to their level of mind

Lama Yeshe teaching in California in 1978 on the UC Santa Cruz campus.  Photo by Jon Landaw.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in UCSC, California

After attaining enlightenment, Buddha began teaching the spiritual path to others, commonly known as turning the wheel of Dharma.

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

Milarepa achieved enlightenment by following the path, with much hardship

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with kangaroo in Adelaide, Australia, 1983. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Atisha Centre, Bendigo, Australia

An extensive teaching on the benefits and blessings of stupas; includes advice about the Great Stupa being built near Bendigo, Australia

Topics: Holy Objects
Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in San Francisco

To eliminate suffering and obtain happiness, the most important thing is to have a good heart

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