Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches that Dharma practice needs continual effort for a long time in order to achieve liberation and enlightenment, in this excerpt from the 39th Kopan Course.
In this excerpt from the 39th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses ignorance, the root of samsara.
Rinpoche explains how Dharma practice protects us from the delusions in this teaching excerpt from Kopan Course 39.
In this teaching, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that instead of ending our life by committing suicide, we can use this precious human rebirth to bring benefit and happiness to ourselves and others.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: What is Dharma?
In this teaching, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that the realization of emptiness is the most important goal in our life, so that we can cease suffering and its cause, delusion and karma.
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.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Subdue Your Mind
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Antidote to Delusion
The real enemy is ignorance, the self-cherishing thought, so there’s no reason to get angry with external conditions
We have the potential to be totally free from the suffering of samsara and its cause, delusion and karma.
When the mind is under the control of disturbing thoughts there is no peace or happiness
Recognizing and renouncing harmful thoughts and actions brings peace and a meaningful life.
Anger, attachment and ignorance are the cause of all our suffering