Teachings

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New York, NY 1991

Teachings given prior to the Kalachakra Initiation, 1991. 

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Santa Monica, CA USA 1989

His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave these preliminary teachings at the Kalachakra Initiation, 1989.

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

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo: Ven. Roger Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Pomaia, Italy 1983

A commentary on the practice of thought transformation and bodhicitta in everyday life

Chapters:
Monday September 5 through Thursday September 8 •
Friday September 9 through Wednesday September 14 •
Discourse and Advice Given During Nyung-nä Retreat •
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 •
 Lama Yeshe at a family gathering at Vajrapani Institute, California, 1983. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1983

"The best Dharma practice, the most perfect, most substantial, is without doubt the practice of bodhicitta."

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to develop compassion, the good heart, and bodhicitta, the altruistic mind of enlightenment. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • A Magnet for Bad Situations •
  • How to Practice Tong-len •
  • Become Special by Practicing Tong-len •
  • Daily Practice of Taking and Giving •
  • Advice for a Homeless Man Practicing Tong-len •
  • Tong-len and the Four Immeasurable Thoughts •
  • Preliminary Practice of Tong-len •
  • Taking the Suffering of Others •
  • The Benefits of Tong-len Practice •
  • Love and Compassion •
  • Tong-len Practice •
  • The Bodhicitta Path •
  • Tong-len Brings You Closer to Enlightenment •
  • Tonglen Prayer •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • A Positive Way of Thinking •
  • Thought Transformation •
  • Practice Thought Transformation •
  • Hardships •
  • When Problems Interfere with Practice •
  • Taking on Obstacles •
  • Dealing With Sadness •
  • Dealing with Depression •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Transforming Problems •
  • Utilizing Obstacles on the Path to Enlightenment •
  • Experience Obstacles for All Sentient Beings •
  • Remedy for Obstacles, Fear and Worry •
  • How to Transform Obstacles •
  • Rejoice in the Problems •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • The Benefit of Pure Love and Joy •
  • Great Compassion for Others •
  • Great Compassion •
  • The Good Heart is the Root of Happiness •
  • Essential Advice •
  • Why Compassion is Important •
  • Results of Compassion •
  • The Quick Path to Enlightenment •
  • Compassion is the Basis of Achieving Enlightenment •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Compassion is of the Utmost Need •
  • The Best Happiness •
  • Object of Cherishing •
  • Loving Kindness •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Experiencing Problems for Others •
  • The Kindness of All Sentient Beings •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • A Beneficial Life •
  • Helping Others With a Good Heart •
  • How to Combat Self-cherishing •
  • Our Purpose is to Serve Others •

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