Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

A talk about Dharma practice in daily life, given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to a group of Russian students who were visiting Bodhgaya.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe during the Yucca Valley course, 1977. Photo by Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal

A teaching at the tenth Kopan Course on the nature of samsara (cyclic existence) and how to develop renunciation.

Topics: Introductory
Group photo from the first meditation course held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, April 1971. Photo: Fred von Allmen.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

The story of events leading up to the first Kopan meditation course in 1971

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe teaching in the gompa at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Ursula Bernis.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

An introductory talk by Lama Yeshe for new students at Kopan.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Yeshe teaching at Lake Arrowhead, California, in 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Los Angeles, USA. June 28, 1975.

Lama Yeshe gave this public talk in Los Angeles, June 28 1975.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
What is Buddhism - Part A •
What is Buddhism - Part B •
The Purpose of Meditation - Part A •
The Purpose of Meditation - Part B •
Compassion and Emptiness - Part A •
Compassion and Emptiness - Part B •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

A teaching on the purpose of meditation and the spiritual path, excerpted from the 25th Kopan meditation course, 1992.

Topics: Introductory
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne and Sydney Australia 1975

Introductory lectures and question-and-answer sessions from Lama Yeshe’s 1975 visit to Australia 

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind •
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Buddhism: Something For Everybody •
Chapter Two: Spirituality and Materialism •
Chapter Three: Experiencing Silent Wisdom •
Chapter Four: Attitude is More Important than Action •
Chapter Five: An Introduction to Meditation •
Chapter Six: Follow Your Path Without Attachment •
Translations (PSSM) •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne , Australia, 1975

Clarifying the role of the mind and how to investigate it

Topics: Introductory