We hope that these teachings will convey the feeling of being in Nepal for the one-month Kopan course. All four volumes in this ebook-only series are designed to transmit the immediate, spontaneous and intimate quality of Rinpoche's teaching style.
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Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991, Volume 1
This book covers topics such as compassion and universal responsibility, the benefits of developing bodhicitta, the disadvantages of self-cherishing, and emptiness.
Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991, Volume 2
This book covers topics such as the nature of the mind, karma, death, reincarnation and emptiness and is interwoven with an extensive and illuminating logical debate between Rinpoche and a student on whether past and future lives exist.
Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991, Volume 3
This volume presents a clear discussion on sexual misconduct, an explanation of how karmic appearance and emptiness are intertwined and a multifaceted commentary on the eight Mahayana precepts motivation.
Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991, Volume 4
The fourth and final volume in this ebook series. In this book, Rinpoche emphasizes the benefits of renouncing the self-cherishing mind and cherishing other sentient beings. Rinpoche concludes the Kopan course with advice to students on how to practice Dharma in the West, and lastly, he offers refuge and a teaching on the benefits of taking vows.