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. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991. Photo: Thubten Yeshe
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Geneva, Switzerland

A public talk on the essential practice of mind training (lo-jong)

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Center, Nepal, 1990. Photo: Merry Colony.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Florence, Italy 1990

After a short discourse on emptiness, Rinpoche teaches tong-len, or taking and giving—the meditation practice of generating bodhicitta by taking on the suffering of others and giving them happiness

Chapters:
Actualizing the Wisdom Realizing Emptiness •
Taking the Suffering of Others •
Giving Your Body to Others •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia 1991

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Happiness Depends on Transforming the Mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991. Photo: Thubten Yeshe.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia

A teaching on the purpose of our life and how to develop a positive attitude, as well as advice on searching for the I.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Sydney, Australia

A public talk on how to transform problems into happiness

By Geshe Lama Konchog in Atisha Centre, Bendigo, Australia

An extensive commentary by Geshe Lama Konchog on the practice of mind training (lo-jong)

Chapters:
1. Putting Effort into Spiritual Practice •
2. The Preliminaries •
3. Equanimity •
4. Generating Bodhicitta •
5. Equalising and Exchanging the Self With Others; Taking and Giving •
6. Conventional and Ultimate Bodhicitta; Taking and Giving •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Techniques for the practice of mind training

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

When we practice thought training, experiencing problems becomes a cause for finishing the results of negative karma

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Royal Holloway College, UK, 1975. Photo: Dennis Heslop.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Instructions on tong-len, the practice of “taking and giving"; the quickest way to generate bodhicitta and achieve enlightenment

Chapters:
Advice on Tong-len as a Preliminary Practice •
Tong-len: A Short Practice •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Cumbria, England, 1979

Excerpts from teachings on Geshe Langri Tangpa's Eight Verses of Thought Transformation 

Chapters:
The Benefits of Thought Transformation •
The Precious Human Rebirth; Bodhicitta Motivation •
Bodhicitta Motivation, continued •
Making the Precious Human Rebirth Meaningful •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The practice of Thousand-arm Chenrezig and the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1975

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Eight Verses of Thought Transformation

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Queensland, Australia 1975.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

Commentary on the practice of Avalokiteshvara and theEight Verses of Thought Transformation

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