In this teaching, Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins by praising Lama Yeshe's qualities as a hidden meditator with the ability to inspire people from all walks of life. Rinpoche continues with an extensive explanation of how to transform problems into happiness.
This multimedia collection presents chapters from Bodhisattva Attitude, a book that highlights the importance of motivation in our daily lives and activities.
How to develop compassion and offer perfect service to others.
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
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
A teaching given prior to a ceremony for generating the mind of enlightenment (bodhicitta).
Teachings on bodhicitta, adapted by T. Y. Alexander
Techniques for the practice of mind training
Instructions on tong-len, the practice of “taking and giving"; the quickest way to generate bodhicitta and achieve enlightenment
A teaching on Chenrezig visualization, the benefits of compassion and laws of karma
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.
How to meditate on the four immeasurable thoughts: immeasurable equanimity, immeasurable loving kindness, immeasurable compassion and immeasurable joy.