Teachings

His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India

Rinpoche discusses the guru-disciple relationship, why we need a guru and the qualities and kindness of the guru.

Mandala offering by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Bodhgaya, India, 1982.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India

Rinpoche discusses the kindness of his own guru, Lama Yeshe, and the many Dharma centers that have been established as a result of Lama Yeshe’s energy and inspiration.

A special issue of Wisdom magazine in honor of Lama Yeshe's life and work, published in 1984. This commemorative issue features thirty pages of tributes, teachings, poems and photographs.

Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche below Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, mid-70s.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Qualities of the Guru

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, 2016. Photo: Bill Kane.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Advice and many quotations on how to correctly devote to the virtuous friend with thought and action, given to students of FPMT's Masters Program.

Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche making Chenrezig tsa tsas on the rooftop at Kopan Monastery, 1973.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Importance of Guru Devotion

 Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, USA, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Qualities of Lama Yeshe

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland, 1983. Photo: Ueli Minder.
By Nicholas Ribush

Merry Colony: In Praise of Rinpoche

By Nicholas Ribush in Emst, Netherlands

A praise and request for the long life of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, written by Nicholas Ribush in August 2004.

Portrait of Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo by Roger Kunsang.
By Nicholas Ribush in North Carolina, USA

A praise and request for the long life of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, written by Nicholas Ribush in August 2016.

Nick Ribush and Wendy Cook present one of LYWA's latest publications to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2016. Photo: Ven. Roger Kunsang.
By Nicholas Ribush

Praise and request to Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Yeshe, Vajrapani Institute, California, 1983. Photo by Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Pomaia, Italy

An experienced teacher guides us on the path to liberation or inner freedom, and enlightenment.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

In this letter, Rinpoche gives extensive reasons supporting His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s advice not to practice Dolgyal (Shugden).

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

A talk about Dharma practice in daily life, given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to a group of Russian students who were visiting Bodhgaya.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Bendigo, Australia, Sep-Oct 2014.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

A teaching on guru devotion given during an oral transmission of Calling the Guru from Afar, a prayer composed by Pabongka Rinpoche

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