Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Lama Rinpoche explains the profound meaning of the Chenrezig mantra in this teaching excerpt from the 31st Kopan Course.

This supplication was composed by Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme) on March 30, 2020, at the request of friends around the world.

By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Benefits of Reciting OM MANI PADME HUM

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kadampa Center, Raleigh, USA

In this teaching, Rinpoche offers advice on the practice of the good heart and the role of parents in guiding their children. Rinpoche also discusses emptiness and gives a commentary on the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation.

Chapters:
How to Live Life With the Good Heart •
Where Is the Real I? •
Eight Verses of Thought Transformation •
By Nicholas Ribush, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Don't Miss the Opportunity

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Why Everyone Should Recite OM MANI PADME HUM

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Advice on how to help sick and dying people, and how to use the experience to develop renunciation.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Teachings from a Mani retreat held at Institut Vajra Yogini, France, in 2009.

Chapters:
The Benefits of reciting OM MANI PADME HUM •
How to Purify Negative Karma •
Motivation for the Retreat •
Preparation for Chenrezig Initiation and Retreat •
Preparation for Chenrezig Initiation (cont) •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Four precious mantras and some of their benefits, which include purification of heavy negative karma created in the past.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore, January 1993.

An explanation of the meaning and benefits of reciting OM MANI PADME HUM. Karma and purification are also discussed.

Chapters:
The Nature of Mind; Meeting the Guru •
Karma: Motivation and Results •
Results of Negative Karma •
Negative Karma (con't); Dharma Motivation; Benefits of OM MANI PADME HUM •
Benefits of OM MANI PADME HUM (con't); The Meaning of the Mantra •
Oral Transmission of Long Chenrezig Mantra •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Madison, Wisconsin, 2000

An excerpt from Lama Zopa Rinpoche's invitation to join the 100 Million Mani retreat. Includes a recording of Rinpoche chanting OM MANI PADME HUM.  

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, September, 1984

A teaching on the Chenrezig Gyalwa Gyatso sadhana, given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to a group of Westerners in 1984. The teaching was requested by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. 

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Eudlo, Australia, 2000

Teachings during a retreat to recite one hundred million Chenrezig mantras. 

Chapters:
Teachings from the Mani Retreat •
Teachings from the Mani Retreat: Preface •
Prologue: Rinpoche's Invitation to Join the Mani Retreat •
Friday, December 22 •
Saturday, December 23 •
Sunday, December 24 •
Monday, December 25 •
Tuesday, December 26 •
Appendix 1: Prayer for Spontaneous Bliss •
Appendix 2: Chenrezig Food Offering •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in various locations

Practices for benefiting animals in daily life and in death

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in various locations

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Advice for Daily Practice

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