Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Fourth Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973. Photo: Lynda Millspaugh.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Welcome to our Sept. 2021 eletter. Thanks so much for your interest and support.

Painting of Lama Tsongkhapa from Big Love: The Life and Teachings of Lama Yeshe. Photo courtesy of National Museum, Copenhagen.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: We All Have Many Lifetimes

Nick Ribush at Tushita Retreat Centre, Dharamsala, India, 1975.
By Nicholas Ribush

An article by Nicholas Ribush about the growth of Tibetan Buddhist publishing in the West.

By Adele Hulse

Read Chapter 7 of Big Love: The Life and Teachings of Lama Yeshe. This chapter describes the lamas' pilgrimage to Lawudo and the beginnings of Kopan Monastery in 1969.

Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the veranda at Tushita Retreat Centre, Dharamsala, India, 1973. From the collection of Adele Hulse.
By Nicholas Ribush, Adele Hulse

Adele Hulse: The First Kopan Meditation Course

Shakyamuni Buddha descending from Tushita.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Thubten Yeshe: An Excerpt from Big Love

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kurukulla Center, Boston, USA. August 2018.  Photo: Amdo GT Photography.
By Adele Hulse, Nicholas Ribush

Adele Hulse: The Author Explains How Big Love Came About

Tags: life stories
Group photo from the first meditation course held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, April 1971. Photo: Fred von Allmen.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

The story of events leading up to the first Kopan meditation course in 1971

Topics: Introductory
Khunu Lama Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

A teaching about the life of Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen, a great bodhisattva and scholar fom Ladakh. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Adele Hulse

Lama Yeshe's Biography: 1977

By Nicholas Ribush

A journey across South-east Asia in 1972 led Dr Nick Ribush to Kopan Monastery, Nepal.

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

Teachings and information regarding Lama Zopa Rinpoche's stroke.

By Adele Hulse

Lama Yeshe's Biography: 1979

The great Indian scholar and yogi, Lama Atisha.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

Lama Zopa Rinpoche describes the life and work of the great bodhisattva Atisha.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan, March 2007

Teachings on the Buddha, at Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan. March 3 and 6, 2007.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Guru Shakyamuni Buddha's Past Lives •
Guru Shakyamuni Buddha's Descent into this World and Life Story •
Buddha Shakyamuni's Life Story continued •
Making Offerings to the Buddha, Benefits of Carrying Golden Light Sutra or Diamond Cutter Sutra •
Dedications •

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