Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon 2009

Extracts from a series of teachings given prior to a chöd initiation

Tags: chöd, dharma
Chapters:
This Precious Human Rebirth •
Dharma in Daily Life •
Chöd: Slaying the Ego •
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Melbourne, Australia 1991

Part Two of a series of teachings which are the basis for the book Ultimate Healing.

Chapters:
Transforming Problems; Using Criticism •
The Power of Holy Objects •
The Power of Compassion; Disciplining the Mind •
The Importance of Compassion •
Compassion; Accepting Problems •
Motivation; The Benefits of Problems •
Compassion and Happiness •
Offering the Victory to Others; Lama Atisha •
Eliminating Pride •
The Benefits of Problems, Continued •
The Heart of Life's Practice; What the 'I' Is •
What the 'I' Is, Continued; Non-Virtuous Actions •
Results of the Ten Non-Virtuous Actions •
Results of the Ten Non-Virtuous Actions, Continued •
Medicine Buddha Mantra •
Self-Cherishing Thought; Searching for the 'I' •
Cherishing Other Sentient Beings •
Experiencing Suffering on Behalf of Others •
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Melbourne, Australia, 1991

Part One of a series of teachings which form the basis for the book Ultimate Healing

Chapters:
Rinpoche's Early Life •
Benefits of Healing Practices •
Purifying Disease; White Light Meditation •
Equanimity •
Cause of Disease •
Nature of Mind •
Method and Wisdom; Omniscient Mind •
Oral Transmission of Logyuma mantra; Commentary on Logyuma •
Inner and Outer Obstacles; Ways of Thinking •
Three Types of Sufferings; Using Problems and Death in the Path •
Dedicating One's Life To Others •
Merely Labelled Death; Exchanging Self For Others; Transforming Problems •
Fly and Stupa Story; Karma •
Lama Yeshe at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1970. Photo: Fred von Allmen.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1972

The earliest known recording of Lama Yeshe in the Archive, which was delivered to a group of Western students in January of 1972

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia, 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter Two of "Ego, Attachment & Liberation."

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia, 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter One of "Ego, Attachment and Liberation."

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Pomaia, Italy 1983

Listen to Lama Yeshe chant the Chöd sadhana, a practice to counter one's selfish attitude.

Tags: chöd
Lama Yeshe teaching at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo by Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter Four of "Ego, Attachment and Liberation."

Lama Yeshe teaching at Lake Arrowhead, California, in 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia, 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter Five of "Ego, Attachment and Liberation."

Lama Yeshe teaching at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia, 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter Six of "Ego, Attachment and Liberation."

Lama Yeshe at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973. Photo: Lynda Millspaugh.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia, 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter Seven of "Ego, Attachment and Liberation."

Lama Yeshe on Saka Dawa at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Melbourne, Australia 1975

The audio recording and transcript for Chapter Three of "Ego, Attachment and Liberation."