Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Royal Holloway College, England, 1975. Photo: Dennis Heslop.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taipei, Taiwan

Teachings on the Long-life Sutra, including the oral transmission and teachings on torma offering. Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings in Taipei, Taiwan, 15-16 April, 2007.

Tags: sutras, offering
Chapters:
Long-life Sutra Oral Transmission •
Commentary on Peaceful Torma Purifying Pollution, Part A •
Commentary on Peaceful Torma Purifying Pollution, Part B •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Genting View Resort, Malaysia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this teaching in Malaysia, 10-13 April 1997.

Chapters:
Purpose of Life; Awareness of Impermanence and Death •
Oral Transmission of the Vajrasattva Mantra and Heart Sutra •
Searching for the I; Mental Factors; Subtle Mind •
Four Proofs of Reincarnation •
The Influence of Past Karma; Suffering Results of the Ten Non-Virtues •
The Benefits of Living In Vows •
The Importance of Lam-rim In Daily Life •
Training the Mind in Lam-rim; Bodhicitta •
Questions and Answers; The Good Heart is the Best Way to Help Others •
How We Are Tied to Samsara •
Analyzing the I •
Benefits of Teachings on Emptiness; The Essence of Wisdom •
Merely Labelled by Mind •
Merely Labelled By Mind, continued; Heart Sutra Commentary •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taiwan 2007

A commentary and oral transmission of the Sanghata Sutra

Chapters:
Part A: Introductory teachings •
Part B: More introductory teachings •
Part C: Preliminary prayers •
Part D: Sanghata Sutra recitation and commentary •
Part E: Sanghata Sutra recitation and commentary continued •
Part F: Dedication prayers •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, 2010. Photo: Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Portland, USA 2007

A two-day commentary and partial oral transmission of the Sutra of Golden Light.

Chapters:
1. The Suffering Nature of Samsara •
2. The Real I •
3. Why We Need to Practice Dharma •
4. Benefits of Golden Light Sutra •
5. Dedication of Merit •
6. Training the Mind in Bodhicitta •
7. How to Collect Unimaginable Great Merit •
8. Conventional and Ultimate Truth •
9. Final Practice Advice •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 2007

A commentary and partial oral transmission of the first seven chapters of the Golden Light Sutra given at New York's Tibet House, September 2007.

Chapters:
Sunday, September 9th: Part A •
Sunday, September 9th: Part B •
Sunday, September 16th: Part A •
Sunday, September 16th: Part B •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Italy. Photo: Piero Siriani.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Barcelona Spain, 2005

Rinpoche gives a partial oral transmission of the Golden Light Sutra and teaches extensively on emptiness and other topics, including how to achieve happiness, why we need compassion and karma.

Chapters:
Day One Part One : Happiness for Oneself and Others •
Day One Part Two : Compassion and the Good Heart •
Day One Part Three : Oral Transmission Begins •
Day Two Part One : The Merely Labeled "I" •
Day Two Part Two: The Object to be Refuted •
Day Two Part Three : This Precious Human Body •
Day Three Part One : How Karma Works and Meditation on Emptiness •
Day Three Part Two : Meditation on Emptiness and Refuge •