Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on bodhicitta, the altruistic mind of enlightenment.

  • Practicing Patience •
  • Generating Bodhicitta  •
  • You Have So Much to Rejoice About in This Life •
  • Effortful Bodhicitta Motivation •
  • Motivation is Most Important •
  • Live Your Life With Bodhicitta •
  • How to Make Your Life Most Beneficial for Sentient Beings, Even With Your Speech •
  • The Ultimate Good Heart •
  • Living With Bodhicitta •
  • Pray to Benefit Others •
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Advice on nyung nä, a powerful two-day practice associated with Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion.

  • Continue With Nyung-näs and Lam-rim •
  • We Can Be Free From Samsara •
  • Unable to Complete Nyung-näs •
  • Nyung-nä Advice •
  • Practices for Purification and Collecting Merit •
  • Two Thousand Nyung Näs and Other Life Practices •
  • The Benefits of Nyung-näs •
  • Thank you for Nyung-näs •
  • A Powerful Practice •
  • Nyung-näs •
  • Nyung-nä •
  • Completion of 300 Nyung-näs •
  • The Greatest Purification •
  • 700 Nyung-näs Seems Good •
  • Dispelling Obstacles For Nyung-nä Retreat •
  • A Quick Way to Purify Obscurations •
  • Animal Liberation and Nyung Näs •
  • Drinking During a Nyung Nä •
  • Two Thousand Nyung Näs •
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Advice on making offerings to the Three Rare Sublime Ones.

  • Verses to Inspire Offerings •
  • Offering to the Sangha •
  • Water Bowls Practice •
  • How to Generate Merit by Offering Music, such as Bell, Gong or Conch Shell •
  • Making Offerings to the Pretas •
  • Offerings to the Guru-Buddha •
  • Offering Incense •
  • Benefits of Offering Gold to Buddha Statues •
  • Take Care of the Flowers •
  • Water Bowl Offerings •
  • Flower Offering Card •
  • How to Dedicate a Money Offering •
  • Water Bowl Offerings as a Group Practice •
  • The Benefits of Supporting the Center and Sangha •
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Advice on powerful mantras with many benefits including healing, purifying negative karma and dispelling obstacles.

  • 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 •
  • Amoghapasha Mantra •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

A collection of advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on a wide range of topics and practices, in the form of letters and short talks.

Topics: Introductory
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  • Ceasing Shugden •
  • Dorje Shugden •
  • Protector Practice •
  • Dorje Shugden Practice •
  • Action Against Lamas •
  • Forsaking a Guru •
  • More Talks on This Topic: Dorje Shugden •
  • Dolgyal Practice •
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  • Meditations to Generate Realizations •
  • Practice Advice for a University Student •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Next Steps for a New Student •
  • Practice Advice and Where to Study •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Study Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Making Life Beneficial •
  • Nature  •
  • Living a Good Life •
  • The Special Qualities of Buddhism •
  • Dedication of Merit •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice for Benefactors •
  • Making Life Meaningful •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Request for Practices •
  • Lama Chöpa and Manjushri Prayer •
  • Tradition in Past Life •
  • Dharma Practice is Most Important •
  • Letter to a Pen Pal •
  • Dharma is Needed for the Happiness of Sentient Beings •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Advice for a Couple •
  • Motivation for Dharma Practice •
  • Guidelines for Practice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Clairvoyance and Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • The Importance of Learning •
  • Contemplate the Lam-rim •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Giving Practices •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Advice for a Long-term Student •
  • Solar Eclipse •
  • Speaking in Tongues •
  • Dharma is Most Important •
  • Just Start the Practice •
  • Please Continue to Practice Dharma •
  • The Real Meaning of Life •
  • An Introduction to Buddhism •
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  • Thanks for Liberating Animals •
  • Thanks for Animal Liberation •
  • Benefits of Liberating Animals •
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  • Practices To Do When Invaded By Insects •
  • Ants on the Road •
  • Leading Insects to Enlightenment •
  • Cockroaches in the House •
  • Ants in the House •
  • Many Ants in the House •
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  • Essential Daily Practice Advice •
  • Daily Practice Advice •
  • Teachings on How to Do Daily Practice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land, Washington State, USA, 2003.
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Advice on saving the lives of insects,and what to do when we find insects such as cockroaches and ants in our home or at the Dharma center.

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  • Permission to Bless Sentient Beings in the Ocean •
  • Feeding the Ducks •
  • Mantras to Benefit Dead Insects •
  • Three Ways to Benefit Animals •
  • Advice for a Dying Dog •
  • Blessing Animals •
  • Letter from a Dog •
  • Animal Liberation Train •
  • Protecting and Feeding Birds •
  • Caring for Pets in Everyday Life and at Their Death •
  • More Talks on This Topic: Various Practices for Animals •
  • Benefiting Dude and Other Animals •
  • How to Benefit Dead Insects •
  • How to Make This Life Most Beneficial •
  • Snakes in the Garden •
  • How to Purify a Dog’s Karma •
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  • Animal Activist Board •
  • Animal Sacrifice in Nepal •
  • The Karma of Killing Animals •
  • Karma of Killing •
  • No Hunting, Please •
  • On Eating Meat •
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  • Practice Advice for a New Student •
  • Practice Advice  •
  • Advice to a New Student •
  • Advice to a New Student •
  • New Student •
  • New Student Practice Advice •
  • The Mahayana Path •
  • Tong-len and Tsa-tsa Practice •
  • Practicing with Effort •
  • Lam-rim and Deity Practice Advice  •
  • Following the Buddhist Path •
  • Letter to a New Student •
  • New Student •
  • Advice for New Student •
  • New Student Advice •
  • Reciting Mantras •
  • The Main Purpose of Your Life •
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  • Advice for a New Student •
  • Advice for New Student •
  • Advice for a New Student   •
  • Practice Advice •

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