Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Light of the Path Retreat, North Carolina, USA, May 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England

A public talk on how to bring peace and happiness to oneself and others.

The great Indian scholar and yogi, Lama Atisha.
By Lama Atisha

A seminal text that sets out the stages of the path to enlightenment (lam-rim)

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

How to benefit others by practicing the graduated path the enlightenment

Topics: Introductory
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Importance of Knowing What Dharma Is

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with kangaroo in Adelaide, Australia, 1983. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taichung, Taiwan, 2007

Saving the lives of others brings peace in this world and creates incredible merit

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Teachings and information regarding Lama Zopa Rinpoche's stroke.

The great Indian scholar and yogi, Lama Atisha.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

Lama Zopa Rinpoche describes the life and work of the great bodhisattva Atisha.

The great Indian scholar and yogi, Lama Atisha.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The lineage of the teachings was handed down to the Kadampas by Atisha, an Indian pandit who revived Buddhism in Tibet.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Root Institute, Bodhgaya

Commentary on the teachings of Atisha and the Kadampa geshes, the exemplary practitioners of Buddhism in Tibet.

Chapters:
Kadampa Teachings •
Editor's Preface (Ailsa Cameron) •
Kadampa Teachings 1: Bodhgaya, January 2003 •
Kadampa Teachings 2: Bodhgaya, December 2003 - January 2004 •
Kadampa Teachings 3: Bodhgaya, December 2006 •
Kadampa Teachings 4: Bodhgaya, December 2007 •
Appendix 1: Mind Training Removing Obstacles •
Appendix 2: The Jewel Rosary Practice of Bodhicitta •
Appendix 3: The Real Meaning of Guru •
Appendix 4: The Essential Advice of the Kadam Scriptures: A Fine Vase of Nectar •
By Khunu Lama Rinpoche in Boudhanath, Nepal, 1975

A commentary on Atisha's text

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Los Angeles, CA 2000

Commentary on two core lam-rim texts by Atisha and Lama Tsongkhapa.

Chapters:
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Foreword •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Prologue •
Chapter One: General Introduction •
Chapter Two: Features of the Lam-Rim Teachings •
Chapter Three: Relying on a Spiritual Teacher •
Chapter Four: Becoming inspired to practice Dharma •
Chapter Five: Refuge, Karma and Precepts •
Chapter Six: Seeking freedom from cyclic existence •
Chapter Seven: Cultivating the altruistic intention of Bodhicitta •
Chapter Eight: The ceremony for generating Bodhicitta •
Chapter Nine: Bodhisattva outlook and action •
Chapter Ten: The Perfection of Wisdom •
Appendix 1: A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment •
Appendix 2: Lines of Experience •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Notes •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991. Photo: Thubten Yeshe
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The future of Buddhism addressed by an examination of its past and a look at why it is popular today

Topics: Introductory