Volume 3 in this ebook series of collected teachings by Lama Yeshe features three discourses given at the Sixteenth Kopan Meditation Course in 1983. In these teachings Lama discusses many aspects of the path to enlightenment and gives practical advice for both new and old students.
Welcome to our August 2020 e-letter: Lama Yeshe's Enlightened Experience
This book is a compilation of the many letters Lama Zopa Rinpoche has written in response to prison inmates over the years. The book was compiled and edited by Ven. Robina Courtin, who has skilfully integrated Rinpoche's advice into a coherent narrative which outlines the path to enlightenment (lamrim).
Advice on how to deal with pain by experiencing it for all sentient beings.
- Creating the Karma to Stop Pain •
- Compassion and Tong-len •
- Severe Arthritis •
- Mantra Eliminating the Harsh Pain of the Three Grounds •
- Pain After Car Accident •
- Tong-len for Pain in Jaw •
- Rejoicing in Pain •
- Pinched Nerve •
- Taking on Others’ Pain •
- Severe Illness •
- Experience the Pain for Others •
- Experience the Pain for All Sentient Beings •
- Severe Pain •
Advice and practices to purify negative karma created by previous actions.
- The Karma of Killing •
- Fatal Car Accident •
- Killing One's Parents •
- Purifying Negative Karma •
- Purifying Forefather’s Karma of Killing •
- Purifying the Karma of Harming Others •
- The Real Responsibility •
- Purifying the Karma of Disrespecting a Friend •
- Purifying the Karma of Harming Mother •
This text by the great Indian pandit Nagarjuna is famous for its descriptions of the bodhisattva's path of compassion and for its clear, concise analysis of the Buddha's teachings on emptiness.
Practice advice and instructions for students doing various types of retreat, including preliminaries, lamrim and deity practice.
- Retreat Place •
- Destroying Delusion •
- Advice for Seven-Month Retreat •
- Six-Month Retreat •
- Advice for Group of Retreatants •
- Doing Retreat •
- Thanks for Vajrasattva Group Retreat •
- Intent on Retreat •
- Fire Pujas •
- Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Retreat •
- Vajrayogini Retreat •
- Vajrasattva Retreat For All Sentient Beings •
- Migtsema Retreat •
- Mahamudra Retreat •
- Building a Retreat House •
- Where to Do Retreat •
- How to Do Lama Chöpa in Retreat •
- Retreat and Meditation Most Beneficial •
- Retreat for Rest of Life •
- Retreat Practices •
- Daily Schedule for Retreat •
- Continue With Loose Retreat •
- It’s Important to Practice Now •
- Retreat or Service •
- The Real Retreat •
- Retreat While Walking or Travelling •
- Retreat or Study •
- Vajrasattva Retreat and Lamrim for Health Obstacles •
- Guru Devotion Is the Most Important Thing •
Our latest Italian translations, including Ego, Attachment and Liberation by Lama Yeshe, and The Heart of the Path by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the perfect human rebirth in this teaching excerpt from the 36th Kopan Course. Rinpoche advises us not to waste this precious opportunity, as we have this human body for just a short time.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains why there is an urgent need for refuge in Buddha, Dharma and Sangha in this teaching excerpt from the 36th Kopan Meditation Course.
In this teaching Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises the benefits of Medicine Buddha practice for peace, happiness and prosperity.
Rinpoche discusses compassion, the good heart, in this teaching from Kopan.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Dissatisfaction is the Result of Desire
Lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 36th Kopan Meditation Course, Nepal, in 2003.
Advice on how to transform depression and use it on the path to enlightenment.
- Advice on Transforming Depression •
- So Much to Rejoice In •
- Depressed and Unsure Where to Live •
- Daughter with Depression •
- Practices for Depression •
- Depressed Student •
- Practice Tong-len for Depression •
- Practices for Daughter's Depression •
- Balloon Mantras for Daughter's Depression •
- Stopping Depression •
- Dealing with Depression •
- Long-Term Depression •
- Depression in the Family •
- Battling with Depression •
- Severe Depression •
- More Talks on this Topic: Depression •
- How to Overcome Depression •
- Remedy for Depression •
- Severe Depression and Anxiety •
- The Best Way to Eliminate Depression •
- Numberless Buddhas Cherish You Most •
- Transforming Depression •
- Advice and Practices for Depression and Long Life •
- Transforming Anxiety and Depression •
- Depression After Bereavement •