Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice to students about restoring their daily practice after it has lapsed.

  • How to Restart Practices After Stopping •
  • Dharma Practice Stopped After Disrobing •
  • The Most Important Practice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Daily Practice Advice: Mantra Recitation, Prostrations, Lam-rim •
  • Daily Practice Advice: Lam-rim, Guru Yoga, Sleeping Yoga •
  • Teachings on How to Do Daily Practice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Extensive Daily Practice Advice for an Artist •
  • The Main Practice is Lam-rim •
  • Lam-rim and Guru Yoga Daily Practice •
  • Connection to Practices •
  • Motivation for Daily Practice and All Activities •
  • Daily Practice: The Power of the Compassion Buddha Practice •
  • Study the Lam-rim and Be Kind to Others •
  • Use This Precious Opportunity to Practice Dharma •
  • Daily Practice Advice for Students at Kopan •
  • Practice Plan for Student's Mother •
  • Daily Practices for Success •
  • Extensive Daily Practice Advice •
  • Meditate on Lamrim Every Day •
  • Instructions for Everyday Life •
  • Life Practice Advice for Long-time Student •
  • Daily Practices to Clear Obstacles •
  • Essential Life Practices •
  • A Meaningful Life •
  • Strong Daily Practice •
  • Tonglen, Water Bowls and Other Daily Practices •
  • Lam-rim Meditation, Study and Service •
  • Cutting Down Practice Time •
  • Practice Advice for the Quickest Enlightenment •
  • How to Use Criticism and Unfavorable Situations on the Path •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Daily Practice Advice •
  • Renounce the Ego •
  • Daily Practices and Tong-len Advice •
  • A Wish-granting Life •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche offering a mandala at the Ninth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

The mandala offering is a powerful method to collect merit and purify miserliness.

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

Extensive advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on which practices should be done daily.

Chapters:
Preliminary Practices •
Lam-rim Meditations and Deity Practice •
Essential Daily Practices •
Why I Give These Preliminary Practices •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

How to purely dedicate the merit for the happiness of others

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo by Kunsang Thubten (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A student wrote to Rinpoche asking for practices for the rest of his life. Rinpoche responded with this advice. 

Lama Yeshe meditating by the ocean, Sicily, 1983. Photo: Jacie Keeley.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland

A purification practice utilizing visualization and mantra.