In this video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche reminds us to practice contentment and to bring happiness to others instead of harming them.
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.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the perfect human rebirth in this teaching excerpt from the 36th Kopan Course. Rinpoche advises us not to waste this precious opportunity, as we have this human body for just a short time.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Making Your Mind Vajrayana
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Path to Ultimate Happiness
In this unedited excerpt, Rinpoche encourages us to take advantage of this precious and rare opportunity to study the profound meaning of emptiness.
Ösel discusses how to break negative habits and recognize our inner qualities.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Each Second of Our Everyday Life
A teaching by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at a refuge ceremony at Kopan.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Creating the Causes of Happiness
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Difficulty of Acquiring a Perfect Human Rebirth
How to establish our motivation so each day is meaningful
The third book in our FPMT Lineage Series, drawn from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s graduated path to enlightenment (lam-rim) teachings
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the special meaning and purpose of this human rebirth in this excerpt from the Seventh Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974.