In these teachings, Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses how to achieve real happiness, sets the motivation for the retreat and leads a meditation on the emptiness of sound.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Inner Winning is the Real Winning
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.
A public talk on the essential practice of mind training (lo-jong)
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
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Happiness Depends on Transforming the Mind
A teaching on the purpose of our life and how to develop a positive attitude, as well as advice on searching for the I.
A public talk on how to transform problems into happiness
An extensive commentary by Geshe Lama Konchog on the practice of mind training (lo-jong)
Techniques for the practice of mind training
When we practice thought training, experiencing problems becomes a cause for finishing the results of negative karma
Instructions on tong-len, the practice of “taking and giving"; the quickest way to generate bodhicitta and achieve enlightenment
Excerpts from teachings on Geshe Langri Tangpa's Eight Verses of Thought Transformation
The practice of Thousand-arm Chenrezig and the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation