Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Bendigo, Australia, September 2014.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bendigo, Australia

Rinpoche discusses the reasons for giving up alcohol, cigarettes and other addictive substances

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991. Photo: Thubten Yeshe.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Advice on how to help sick and dying people, and how to use the experience to develop renunciation.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Royal Holloway College, UK, 1975. Photo: Dennis Heslop.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Deer Park, Madison USA

The loving, compassionate thought of bodhicitta is the best way to heal HIV/AIDS, cancer or any other disease

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Seventh Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1977

Uncontrolled attachment causes many problems, including addiction to alcohol and drugs

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

How to use cancer to attain enlightenment quickly

By Nicholas Ribush

A Buddhist approach to battling addiction

By Nicholas Ribush in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 1985

Buddhist perspectives on sickness, health and death

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on a wide range of illnesses, given to individuals with health problems who have written to Rinpoche for guidance.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
Lyme Disease •
Mantra For Ebola •
Request to Build Naga King Statue in Africa •
Ebola Virus •
NDM-1 Superbug •
Tuberculosis •
Ross River Fever •
Fatigue and Lyme Disease •
Ebola Outbreak •
Bird Flu •
Practices for Ebola •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
Liver and Thyroid Problems •
Cured of Hepatitis C •
Hepatitis C •
Practices for Hepatitis C •
Practices for Hepatitis C •
Advice for Treatment of Hepatitis C •
Hepatitis C •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
AIDS Advice and Practices •
Dharma is the Real Medicine •
Practices for HIV and AIDS •
HIV and Dharma Practice •
Practices for HIV •
Cured of AIDS •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
Creating the Karma to Stop Pain •
Compassion and Tong-len •
Severe Arthritis •
Mantra Eliminating the Harsh Pain of the Three Grounds •
Pain After Car Accident •
Tong-len for Pain in Jaw •
Rejoicing in Pain •
Pinched Nerve •
Taking on Others’ Pain •
Severe Illness •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
How Sickness Purifies Negative Karma •
Very Sick Student •
Offering Service •
Brain Infection •
Using Sickness for the Path •
Tumor in Spine •
Purifying Sickness •
How to Think about Sickness •
Beneficial Practices for the Sick •
Rejoice in Your Sickness •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
Severe Arthritis •
Arthritis Pain •
Severe Arthritis •
Rheumatoid Arthritis •
Arthritis •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
Degenerative Scoliosis •
Severe Back Pain •
Pain in Legs •
Experiencing Back Pain as a Result of Past Karma •
Practices for Neck Pain •
Chronic Neck Pain •

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