Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon 2009

Extracts from a series of teachings given prior to a chöd initiation

Tags: chöd, dharma
Chapters:
This Precious Human Rebirth •
Dharma in Daily Life •
Chöd: Slaying the Ego •
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Melbourne, Australia 1991

Part Two of a series of teachings which are the basis for the book Ultimate Healing.

Chapters:
Transforming Problems; Using Criticism •
The Power of Holy Objects •
The Power of Compassion; Disciplining the Mind •
The Importance of Compassion •
Compassion; Accepting Problems •
Motivation; The Benefits of Problems •
Compassion and Happiness •
Offering the Victory to Others; Lama Atisha •
Eliminating Pride •
The Benefits of Problems, Continued •
The Heart of Life's Practice; What the 'I' Is •
What the 'I' Is, Continued; Non-Virtuous Actions •
Results of the Ten Non-Virtuous Actions •
Results of the Ten Non-Virtuous Actions, Continued •
Medicine Buddha Mantra •
Self-Cherishing Thought; Searching for the 'I' •
Cherishing Other Sentient Beings •
Experiencing Suffering on Behalf of Others •
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Melbourne, Australia, 1991

Part One of a series of teachings which form the basis for the book Ultimate Healing

Chapters:
Rinpoche's Early Life •
Benefits of Healing Practices •
Purifying Disease; White Light Meditation •
Equanimity •
Cause of Disease •
Nature of Mind •
Method and Wisdom; Omniscient Mind •
Oral Transmission of Logyuma mantra; Commentary on Logyuma •
Inner and Outer Obstacles; Ways of Thinking •
Three Types of Sufferings; Using Problems and Death in the Path •
Dedicating One's Life To Others •
Merely Labelled Death; Exchanging Self For Others; Transforming Problems •
Fly and Stupa Story; Karma •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Sixth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo by Ursula Bernis.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Indiana, USA July 1974

An introduction to the practice of meditation, given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Indiana, USA.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973

Equanimity meditation, with techniques for overcoming anger and developing patience.