Teachings

Portrait of Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo by Roger Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Selangor, Malaysia

How to develop compassion and offer perfect service to others.

Chapters:
Subduing Anger Brings Peace •
How to Develop Compassion •
The Purpose of Our Life •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tarzana, California, in 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Madrid, Spain

A teaching on Chenrezig visualization, the benefits of compassion and laws of karma

Chapters:
Chenrezig Visualization •
Compassion is the Real Answer •
Compassion Creates the Cause for Success •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Waterlow Park, Highgate, London, 1983. Photo Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

If we have a good heart and cherish others, we will enjoy happiness and success, however, if we are selfish, more and more problems will arise.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching during the Ninth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

How to meditate on the four immeasurable thoughts: immeasurable equanimity, immeasurable loving kindness, immeasurable compassion and immeasurable joy.

Chapters:
Editor's Introduction: The Preliminaries •
The Prayer and the Practice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

We are responsible for the happiness, peace and success of all sentient beings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991. Photo: Thubten Yeshe.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, December 1987

The good heart as the source of all happiness

(35352_ud.jpg) 2013-2014 LZR at SJ - photos by Bill Kane
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, 1990

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

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Decatur, IL, August 1997

The methods for transforming everyday actions into the cause of enlightenment and the ordinary view of phenomena into the wisdom realizing emptiness.

Chapters:
Virtue and Reality •
Virtue and Reality: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Fulfilling Life’s Purpose •
Chapter Two: Living with Bodhicitta •
Chapter Three: Patience and the Compassionate Heart •
Chapter Four: Meditation on Emptiness •
Chapter Five: Practicing the Good Heart •
Dedication (V&R) •
Translations (V&R) •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Soquel, CA USA 1999

Teachings on compassion for others as the means for overcoming all obstacles.

Tags: compassion
Chapters:
The Joy of Compassion •
Joy of Compassion: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Living with Compassion •
Chapter Two: Getting the Best from Your Life •
Chapter Three: The Purpose of Being Human •
Chapter Four: The Benefits of Bodhicitta •
Joy of Compassion: Dedication •
Appendix 1: The Foundation of All Good Qualities •
Appendix 2: Practicing Guru Devotion with the Nine Attitudes •
Joy of Compassion: References •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India, 1982. Photographer: Ina Van Delden.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taipei, Taiwan, March 1994

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the benefits of cherishing all sentient beings without exception

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Sydney, Australia October 1987

Compassion for all living beings is at the heart of Mahayana Buddhist practice

Chapters:
Practicing the Good Heart •
The Nature of Compassion •
Tantra and Compassion •