Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tara Institute, Melbourne, Australia

A two-day seminar in which Rinpoche teaches on emptiness, compassion, guru devotion and other topics.

Chapters:
We are Extremely Fortunate •
Make the Mind Wet •
How We Hold Onto the I •
Meditation on Emptiness •
Ego Wants So Many Things •
A Good Heart a Day •
You Have Time to Get It Done •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Light of the Path retreat, North Carolina, USA, May 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Mantras offered by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for healing and protection

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tarzana, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A practice that protects people from untimely death, the dangers of the elements and other unfavorable conditions.

Tags: mantra, problems
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Four precious mantras and some of their benefits

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 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A mantra that eliminates all fears, pacifies negative karma and sickness, and collects merit

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

A sur practice that helps to stop rain

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

Teachings on the Long-life Sutra, including the oral transmission and teachings on torma offering. Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings in Taipei, Taiwan, 15-16 April, 2007.

Tags: sutras, offering
Chapters:
Long-life Sutra Oral Transmission •
Commentary on Peaceful Torma Purifying Pollution, Part A •
Commentary on Peaceful Torma Purifying Pollution, Part B •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A practice to control earthquakes and the four elements, this is also beneficial for protection from radiation.

Tags: mantra, prayers
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Genting View Resort, Malaysia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this teaching in Malaysia, 10-13 April 1997.

Chapters:
Purpose of Life; Awareness of Impermanence and Death •
Oral Transmission of the Vajrasattva Mantra and Heart Sutra •
Searching for the I; Mental Factors; Subtle Mind •
Four Proofs of Reincarnation •
The Influence of Past Karma; Suffering Results of the Ten Non-Virtues •
The Benefits of Living In Vows •
The Importance of Lam-rim In Daily Life •
Training the Mind in Lam-rim; Bodhicitta •
Questions and Answers; The Good Heart is the Best Way to Help Others •
How We Are Tied to Samsara •
Analyzing the I •
Benefits of Teachings on Emptiness; The Essence of Wisdom •
Merely Labelled by Mind •
Merely Labelled By Mind, continued; Heart Sutra Commentary •
Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan

These teachings include a history of the Maitreya project, as well as a commentary and oral transmission of the Namgyalma, Stainless Pinnacle and other mantras

Chapters:
History of Maitreya Project •
Namgyalma mantra, Stainless Pinnacle mantra - lungs •
Stainless Pinnacle mantra lung continued; Benefits of building stupas •
Dedications, thanks and advice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Long Life Puja, Kopan Monastery, Nepal.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rinpoche explains the benefits of reciting the Clouds of Offering mantra.

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, 2010. Photo by Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A teaching and brief commentary on the benefits of the Heart of Amogapasha Mantra

Tags: mantra
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taiwan 2007

A commentary and oral transmission of the Sanghata Sutra

Chapters:
Part A: Introductory teachings •
Part B: More introductory teachings •
Part C: Preliminary prayers •
Part D: Sanghata Sutra recitation and commentary •
Part E: Sanghata Sutra recitation and commentary continued •
Part F: Dedication prayers •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, 2010. Photo: Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Portland, USA 2007

A two-day commentary and partial oral transmission of the Sutra of Golden Light.

Chapters:
1. The Suffering Nature of Samsara •
2. The Real I •
3. Why We Need to Practice Dharma •
4. Benefits of Golden Light Sutra •
5. Dedication of Merit •
6. Training the Mind in Bodhicitta •
7. How to Collect Unimaginable Great Merit •
8. Conventional and Ultimate Truth •
9. Final Practice Advice •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 2007

A commentary and partial oral transmission of the first seven chapters of the Golden Light Sutra given at New York's Tibet House, September 2007.

Chapters:
Sunday, September 9th: Part A •
Sunday, September 9th: Part B •
Sunday, September 16th: Part A •
Sunday, September 16th: Part B •

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