Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Light of the Path retreat, North Carolina, USA, May 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Mantras offered by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for healing and protection

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tarzana, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A practice that protects people from untimely death, the dangers of the elements and other unfavorable conditions.

Tags: mantra, problems
Lama Yeshe teaching at Manjushri Institute, England, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

This short teaching on the power of mantra was Lama Yeshe's response to a question from a student at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in 1975.

Tags: mantra, wisdom
Artwork by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Four precious mantras and some of their benefits, which include purification of heavy negative karma created in the past.

Tags: mantra
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A mantra that eliminates all fears, pacifies negative karma and sickness, and collects merit

Tags: mantra
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Royal Holloway College, England, 1975. Photo: Dennis Heslop.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Delhi, India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these instructions for a practice to stop rain. Sur (Aroma Charity for Spirits) is a form of smoke offering using roasted barley flour and other substances.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A practice to control earthquakes and the four elements, this is also beneficial for protection from radiation.

Tags: mantra, prayers
Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan

These teachings include a history of the Maitreya project, as well as a commentary and oral transmission of the Namgyalma, Stainless Pinnacle and other mantras

Chapters:
History of Maitreya Project •
Namgyalma mantra, Stainless Pinnacle mantra - lungs •
Stainless Pinnacle mantra lung continued; Benefits of building stupas •
Dedications, thanks and advice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Long Life Puja, Kopan Monastery, Nepal.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rinpoche explains the benefits of reciting the Clouds of Offering mantra.

Tags: mantra
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, 2010. Photo by Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A teaching and brief commentary on the benefits of the Heart of Amogapasha Mantra

Tags: mantra
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Madison, Wisconsin, 2000

An excerpt from Lama Zopa Rinpoche's invitation to join the 100 Million Mani retreat. Includes a recording of Rinpoche chanting OM MANI PADME HUM.  

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • The Exalted Zung of Norbu Sangpo •
  • The Mantra Encompassing the Essence of Kangyur •
  • The Wisdom Mantra Called the Arya Six Syllables •
  • Stainless Pinnacle Lotus Mantra •