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Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Read the newly posted advice on practices for the four holy days of the Tibetan Buddhist calendar, as well as a collection of advice on practices for success and harmony at the Dharma center. 

Change Zoning of the Center •
Advice for Meditators at Shine Retreat Land •
Applying for a Permit •
How to Bless Tea •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche reflects on the qualities of the great yogi Geshe Lama Konchog in this excerpt from Kopan Course No. 40.

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

Rinpoche teaches how to integrate Dharma into daily life in this excerpt.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to prepare oneself for death, which can happen at any time. Includes practices for students whose death is imminent.

Premonition of Death •
Death Can Happen Anytime •
Rely on Amitabha •
Death Can Happen at Any Time •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses buddha nature in this teaching excerpted from Kopan Course No. 40.

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

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the shortcomings of samara in this teaching excerpted from Kopan Course No. 40, 2007. 

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Welcome to our January e-letter. Thanks so much for your interest and support.

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England

Lama Yeshe discusses tantric meditation experience in this teaching excerpt from A Commentary on the Yoga Method of Divine Wisdom Manjushri.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to make the best use of our life, which is very short.

The Cause of Death •
Life is Short •
How to Use an Hourglass for Dharma Practice •
Impermanence and Death Don't Wait •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on the power of relics, from which we receive blessings that bring us closer to enlightenment.

 

Blessings from the Relics on Tour •
Relic Tour Brings World Peace •
Benefits of Relics •
Benefits of Holy Relics •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

Lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 40th Kopan Meditation Course.

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 40 Index Page •
1. The Concept of True Existence •
2. Seeking Enlightenment •
3. The Special Attitude •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to purify negative karma in relation to the guru, given to students confessing mistakes.

Regretting Anger Toward Rinpoche •
Confession of Anger •
Confessing Mistakes •
Confessing Negative Thoughts •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Taking Care of the Mind

By Lama Thubten Yeshe

NOW AVAILABLE: order your copy of Silent Mind Holy Mind book.

Chapters:
Silent Mind Holy Mind •
Contents •
Preface (by Nicholas Ribush) •
Introduction (by Jonathon Landaw) •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Pomaia, Italy

In this teaching Rinpoche advises the importance of protecting our mind from anger, attachment and ignorance.

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