Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Each Second of Our Everyday Life

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2006. Photo: John Berthold.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

A teaching by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at a refuge ceremony at Kopan.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Nick Ribush, LYWA office, Lincoln, MA October 2012.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Why Everyone Should Recite OM MANI PADME HUM

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon, 2010. Photo: Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Antidote to Delusion

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 2008

An outline of the Buddhist path, excerpted from the 41st Kopan Course.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Basic Philosophy of Buddhism: Part One •
Basic Philosophy of Buddhism: Part Two •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Ven. Munsel, 2016.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe

Lama Yeshe:  More Pleasure, Less Ignorance

By Geshe Thubten Soepa in 1995 and 2005

A "must-read" for all Buddhists, this text presents a detailed discussion in support of vegetarianism and animal welfare.  Now available as an ebook.

Chapters:
Protecting the Lives of Helpless Beings •
Section One: Udamwara: Statements from Sutra •
Section Two: Question and Answer •
Section Three: Compassion is the Root of the Teachings •
Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2006. Photo: John Berthold.
By Nicholas Ribush in Emst, Netherlands

A praise and request for the long life of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, written by Nicholas Ribush in August 2004.

Portrait of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo: Ven. Roger Kunsang.
By Nicholas Ribush in North Carolina, USA

A praise and request for the long life of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, written by Nicholas Ribush in August 2016.

Nick Ribush and Wendy Cook present LYWA's latest publication to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2016. Photo: Ven. Roger Kunsang.
By Nicholas Ribush

Praise and request to Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Leeds and London, UK

A remarkable series of powerful and clear Dharma teachings given by Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche to students in Leeds and London, United Kingdom, in 2014. 

Chapters:
Sun of Devotion, Stream of Blessings •
Editor's Preface •
Chapter 1. Taking Care of the Mind •
Chapter 2. Our Happiness Is in Our Hands •
Chapter 3. The Hallucination of the Real I •
Chapter 4. The Need for Ethics and Refuge •
Chapter 5. The Room Before It Is Named •
Chapter 6. The Guru Is the Most Powerful Object •
Chapter 7. A Talk about Dolgyal •
Chapter 8. Khadro-la •
Chapter 9. The Importance of Guru Devotion •
Chapter 10. Seeing the Guru as a Buddha •
Chapter 11. More Precious than a Wish-granting Jewel •
Chapter 12. Cutting the Root of Samsara •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Compassion Brings Us Closer to Enlightenment

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How to Stop the Violence

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.

Chapters:
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 Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

This multimedia collection presents chapters from Bodhisattva Attitude, a book that highlights the importance of motivation in our daily lives and activities.

Chapters:
Bodhisattva Attitude Multimedia: About the Series •
Everything Depends on Your Attitude •
Cutting the Concept of Permanence •
Give Up Stretching the Legs •
Four Wrong Concepts •
Bodhisattva Attitude •

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