Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tara Institute, Melbourne, Australia

A two-day seminar in which Rinpoche teaches on emptiness, compassion, guru devotion and other topics.

We are Extremely Fortunate •
Make the Mind Wet •
How We Hold Onto the I •
Meditation on Emptiness •
Ego Wants So Many Things •
A Good Heart a Day •
You Have Time to Get It Done •
By The Buddha

A practice to overcome financial difficulties and empower financial endeavors that are dependent on others for success

Tags: sutras, mantra, buddha
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Royal Holloway College, England, 1975. Photo: Dennis Heslop.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taipei, Taiwan

Teachings on the Long-life Sutra, including the oral transmission and teachings on torma offering. Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings in Taipei, Taiwan, 15-16 April, 2007.

Tags: sutras, offering
Long-life Sutra Oral Transmission •
Commentary on Peaceful Torma Purifying Pollution, Part A •
Commentary on Peaceful Torma Purifying Pollution, Part B •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Genting View Resort, Malaysia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this teaching in Malaysia, 10-13 April 1997.

Purpose of Life; Awareness of Impermanence and Death •
Oral Transmission of the Vajrasattva Mantra and Heart Sutra •
Searching for the I; Mental Factors; Subtle Mind •
Four Proofs of Reincarnation •
The Influence of Past Karma; Suffering Results of the Ten Non-Virtues •
The Benefits of Living In Vows •
The Importance of Lam-rim In Daily Life •
Training the Mind in Lam-rim; Bodhicitta •
Questions and Answers; The Good Heart is the Best Way to Help Others •
How We Are Tied to Samsara •
Analyzing the I •
Benefits of Teachings on Emptiness; The Essence of Wisdom •
Merely Labelled by Mind •
Merely Labelled By Mind, continued; Heart Sutra Commentary •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taiwan 2007

A commentary and oral transmission of the Sanghata Sutra

Part A: Introductory teachings •
Part B: More introductory teachings •
Part C: Preliminary prayers •
Part D: Sanghata Sutra recitation and commentary •
Part E: Sanghata Sutra recitation and commentary continued •
Part F: Dedication prayers •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, 2010. Photo: Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Portland, USA 2007

A two-day commentary and partial oral transmission of the Sutra of Golden Light.

1. The Suffering Nature of Samsara •
2. The Real I •
3. Why We Need to Practice Dharma •
4. Benefits of Golden Light Sutra •
5. Dedication of Merit •
6. Training the Mind in Bodhicitta •
7. How to Collect Unimaginable Great Merit •
8. Conventional and Ultimate Truth •
9. Final Practice Advice •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 2007

A commentary and partial oral transmission of the first seven chapters of the Golden Light Sutra given at New York's Tibet House, September 2007.

Sunday, September 9th: Part A •
Sunday, September 9th: Part B •
Sunday, September 16th: Part A •
Sunday, September 16th: Part B •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Italy. Photo: Piero Siriani.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Barcelona Spain, 2005

Rinpoche gives a partial oral transmission of the Golden Light Sutra and teaches extensively on emptiness and other topics, including how to achieve happiness, why we need compassion and karma.

Day One Part One : Happiness for Oneself and Others •
Day One Part Two : Compassion and the Good Heart •
Day One Part Three : Oral Transmission Begins •
Day Two Part One : The Merely Labeled "I" •
Day Two Part Two: The Object to be Refuted •
Day Two Part Three : This Precious Human Body •
Day Three Part One : How Karma Works and Meditation on Emptiness •
Day Three Part Two : Meditation on Emptiness and Refuge •
By The Buddha

The buddhas of the ten directions

Tags: buddha
By The Buddha

The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra

By The Buddha

Teachings on the causes and effects of various actions

By The Buddha

The Diamond (Vajra) Cutter Sutra

Tags: sutras
By The Buddha

The Arya Sanghata Sutra is a teaching given by Buddha Shakyamuni on Vulture's Peak in Rajagriha, India. Like all Mahayana sutras, this discourse was memorized by the Buddha's disciples and later written down in Sanskrit.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche. From the collection of Francesco Prevosti.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Pomaia, Italy, 2000

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the benefits of studying the teachings of the Buddha

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Benefits of Reciting the Arya Sanghata Sutra •
  • Handwritten Sanghata Sutra •
  • Benefits of Reciting the Sanghata Sutra •