Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia

A teaching on buddha nature and the emptiness of the mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, possibly in Switzerland, 1990. Photo by Ueli Minder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Things exist in mere name and are merely imputed on the base.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England, 1990

A teaching on the mind, the death process and the ultimate nature of the I

Geshe Jampa Tegchok teaching at Manjushri Institute, England, 1979. Photo: Brian Beresford.
By Geshe Jampa Tegchok in Somerset, England 2007

Teachings on the Heart Sutra, a Perfection of Wisdom text

Chapters:
Index Page •
1: Introduction to the Heart Sutra •
3: How Things Exist •
2. Dependent Arising and Emptiness •
4: The Mere "I" •
5: Meditation on Emptiness •
6: Liberation from Cyclic Existence •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Mexico, January 2000. Photo by Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Sydney, Australia

Rinpoche gives an oral transmission of Lama Tsongkhapa's text, In Praise of Dependent Arising, and teaches on emptiness, karma and bodhicitta

Chapters:
Essence of Dharma, Purpose of Life •
Practice of Compassion, Universal Responsibility, Bodhicitta Motivation, Dedication •
Subduing the Mind, Equanimity Meditation •
Cherishing Others, Asanga's Teachings •
Benefits of Bodhicitta, Oral Transmission of "In Praise of Dependent Arising" •
Urgent Need for Bodhicitta, Precious Human Rebirth •
Purification, Karma •
Evolution of Samsara •
Evolution of Samsara (con't), Dependent Arising and Emptiness •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Italy. Photo: Piero Siriani.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Sravasti Abbey, Washington State, 2005

Defining the correct view of subtle dependent arising, dependence upon name

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India July 1986

Extensive instruction for making tsa-tsas as a practice and means to achieve a good rebirth, make extensive offerings, and receive the blessing of holy objects.

Topics: Holy Objects
Geshe Rabten. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
in New Delhi, India April 1980

A teaching on how we experience our world

By Lati Rinpoche in New York, New York, 1991

An overview of the teachings of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 1990

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

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 1990

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

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY, 1990

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

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 1990

A collection of five talks by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, including an extensive explanation of emptiness and the importance of compassion and universal responsiblity. 

Chapters:
How Things Exist •
Editor's Preface •
Chapter One: Universal Responsibility •
Chapter Two: How Things Exist •
Chapter Three: Lam-rim and Meditation on Emptiness •
Chapter Four: Different Ways of Looking at Things •
Chapter Five: Merely Labeled •
Appendix: The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra •
Translations (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