Path to Enlightenment (lamrim)

Path to Enlightenment (lamrim)

Lama Zopa Rinpoche receives thousands of letters every year from people seeking guidance on a variety of issues. His advice is made available here, so it may be of benefit to others.

This topic contains advice on lamrim topics, including refuge, karma, and guru devotion. There is also general advice on training the mind in lamrim study and practice.

Rinpoche offers extensive advice on how to practice guru devotion, including seeing the guru as Buddha, offering service and pleasing the guru. Rinpoche also advises on confession and purification of negative karma in relation to the guru.

Advices in this topic are related to the lamrim outline, such as the one in Pabongka Rinpoche's Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand. Outlines based on this text are now available for download as PDF files on our website.

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