Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

Rinpoche teaches how to integrate Dharma into daily life in this excerpt.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses buddha nature in this teaching excerpted from Kopan Course No. 40.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Taking Care of the Mind

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Pomaia, Italy

In this teaching Rinpoche advises the importance of protecting our mind from anger, attachment and ignorance.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

In this excerpt from the 39th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses ignorance, the root of samsara.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses wrong view and the urgency of realizing emptiness in this excerpt from the 38th Kopan Course.

Topics: Emptiness
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How to Meditate on the Refuge and Bodhicitta Prayer

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India

In this meditation on the refuge and bodhicitta prayer, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises how to make the prayer most meaningful and heartfelt.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

In this excerpt from the 26th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche used the example of the table to explain emptiness according to the Prasangika Madhyamaka view.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

In this excerpt from the 30th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches that we need to practice mindfulness, seeing that all causative phenomena are in the nature of impermanence.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

In this excerpt from the 30th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches that all things are transitory and empty of inherent existence.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Pomaia, Italy

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.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in North Carolina, USA

In this video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that the wisdom realizing emptiness eradicates ignorance, just as a vacuum cleaner or broom removes dust.

By Nicholas Ribush

A brief overview of the path to enlightenment, as taught and followed by most of the Tibetan schools of Buddhism. This outline was written by Nicholas Ribush as the Preface for the book Teachings from Tibet.

Topics: Introductory

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.

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