Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Light of the Path Retreat, North Carolina, USA, May 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England

A public talk on how to bring peace and happiness to oneself and others.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Italian Club, Brisbane, Australia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings in Brisbane, Australia in June 2006.

Chapters:
Prayers and Introduction •
Asanga and Maitreya Buddha •
Signs of Successful Practice; Rinpoche's Childhood •
Absolute Guru; Dharma vs. Samsaric Happiness •
Importance of Lam-rim Meditation; Problems are Temporary; Extensive Offering Practice •
Four Seals; Valid Base •
True Existence in Svatantrika, Prasangika; How Things Exist •
Identifying the Gak-Cha •
Looking for the 'I'; Emptiness of Problems Based on False 'I' •
Questions and Answers; Doing Activities with Bodhicitta •
Realizing Emptiness of the 'I'; How True Existence is Projected; Dedications. •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Nice, France, July 1990

These teachings were given in July, 1990 in Nice, France.

Chapters:
Lam-rim Teachings: First Discourse Part A •
Lam-rim Teachings: First Discourse Part B •
Lam-rim Teachings: Second Discourse Part A •
Lam-rim Teachings: Second Discourse Part B •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tara Institute, Australia, June 3, 2006

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings at Tara Institute, Australia, June 3, 2006.

Chapters:
How the Kopan Courses Started •
The Qualities of the Bhumis •
Developing Guru Devotion •
Developing Lam-rim Realizations •
The Kindness of Sentient Beings •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico, 2008

Days 5-8 of an eight-day series of lam-rim teachings in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2008.

Chapters:
Day 5: Sufferings of Lower Realms •
Day 5: Meditation, Emptiness and Bodhicitta •
Day 5: Gen Jampa Wangdu •
Day 5: The King of Prayers •
Day 5: Dedications •
Day 6: Emptiness •
Day 6: Defining Virtue and Non-virtue •
Day 6: Wheel of Life •
Day 6: Refuge Ceremony •
Day 7: Eight Mahayana Precepts, Extensive Offering Practice •
Day 7: Seven limb Prayer •
Day 7: Pervasive Suffering •
Day 7: Eight Worldly Dharmas, Shortcomings of Attachment •
Day 7: Unclean Nature of the Body •
Day 7: Precious Human Rebirth •
Day 8: How Phenomena are Impermanent and Empty •
Day 8: Studying Emptiness •
Day 8: Rinpoche's Early Life in Nepal •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico, 2008

Days 1-4 of an eight-day series of lam-rim teachings in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2008.

Chapters:
Day 1: The Cause of Suffering Part 1 •
Day 1: The Cause of Suffering Part 2 •
Day 1: Hymns of Experience / Refined Gold Oral Transmission •
Day 2: Nature of Samsara •
Day 2: Nature of Samsara Part 2 •
Day 2: Nature of Samsara Part 3 •
Day 3: Nature of Attachment •
Day 3: How Things Come From the Mind, Part 1 •
Day 3: How Things Come From the Mind, Part 2 •
Day 3: How the I Exists •
Day 3: Wrong Views of the I •
Day 3: Dedications •
Day 4: Qualities of the Gurus •
Day 4: Manifestations of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas •
Day 4: Emptiness of problems •
Day 4: Merely Labeled I •
Day 4: Dedications •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico, April 2008

A public talk on lam-rim by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2008.

Chapters:
Public Talk: Lam-rim Part 1 •
Public Talk: Lam-rim Part 2 •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Vajrayana Institute, Sydney 2006

These teachings include a talk about the benefits of the Dharma  center

Chapters:
Thursday June 8th: Center Opening Talk •
Friday June 9th: Teachings Part A •
Friday June 9th: Teachings Part B •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part A •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part B •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part C •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part D •