Teachings

Lama Yeshe teaching at University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, 1978. Photo: Jon Landaw.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Nagarjuna Institute, Ibiza, 1978

By overcoming attachment to ordinary pleasure, we open the way to the joy of inner liberation

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

We are under the control of karma and delusion and this keeps us circling in samsara

Lama Zopa Rinpoche painting Tara, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976. Photo: Peter Iseli.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

The shortcomings of the self-cherishing thought

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991. Photo: Thubten Yeshe.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal,1992

Samsara is only suffering, whatever the lifestyle

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1978

Renouncing the eight worldly dharmas brings real happiness and peace of mind

By Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1979

A teaching on renunciation, first published in Teachings at Tushita