Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1991

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Why We All Need to Develop Compassion

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

Advice on a simple method for practicing circumambulation with body, speech and mind

Topics: Holy Objects
Khadro-la with Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 2014.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A supplication of long life entreating the holy mind of Khadro Bumkye Tsomo, called Divine Melodious Drum

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • 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 •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Essential Daily Practice Advice •
  • Daily Practice Advice •
  • Teachings on How to Do Daily Practice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

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.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, USA, 2010. Photo: Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

The real enemy is ignorance, the self-cherishing thought, so there’s no reason to get angry with external conditions

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 2008

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Don't Get Angry at the Stick

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1979

Lama Yeshe: Is Attachment Completely Negative?

Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, 2010. Photo: Mikk Tamme.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

A transcript of teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 41st Kopan Course.  Includes a talk by Ven. Roger Kunsang on the beginnnings of FPMT. 

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 41: Index Page •
Lectures 1 & 2: The Infallible Path •
Lectures 3 & 4: Cherishing Others •
Lectures 5 & 6: Causative Phenomena •
Lectures 7 & 8: Creating the Cause for Happiness •
Lecture 9: The Founding of Kopan •
Lectures 10, 11 & 12: The Basic Philosophy of Buddhism •
Lecture 13: How FPMT Began •
Lectures 14-17: Mahayana Refuge •
Lectures 18 & 19: Pilgrimage and the Power of Holy Objects •
Lecture 20: The Four Suffering Results •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Sangha at Vulture's Peak, Rajgir, 12 March 2014. Photo: Thubten Jangchub.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Vulture's Peak, Bihar, India

A step-by-step guide on how to realize emptiness and cut the root of samsara.

By Vajradhara Losang Jinpa

A short lam-rim prayer that contains the essence of the whole path to enlightenment

Lama Yeshe teaching in Yucca Valley, California, 1977. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

How to deal with attachment with a realistic attitude, so we remain calm and clear when experiencing pleasure.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York

Advice on the essence of Dharma practice and the benefits of the center.

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