Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Golden Light Sutra Center, Darkhan, Mongolia

In this video extract, Rinpoche advises that it is most important for young people to learn Dharma, to learn about the mind. Equally important is practicing the good heart, patience and contentment.

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

Rinpoche gave this advice about resolving complaints and dealing with interpersonal conflict at the Dharma center. Rinpoche said the real enemy and the cause of all our problems is the self-cherishing thought.

Big Love, at FPMT International Office, Portland, Oregon, June 2020.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Making Your Mind Vajrayana

Tenzin Ösel Hita with Geshe Lobsang Tengye at Institut Vajra Yogini, France, February 2017.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Institut Vajra Yogini, Marzens, France

Tenzin Ösel Hita addresses a ;wide range of topics including education, masculinity, patience, discipline, jealousy and anger in this Dharma talk.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How a Positive Label Creates the Cause for Happiness

Portrait of Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo by Roger Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent this advice to a Dharma center which was having difficulties with the decisions and conduct of one of the people working at the center.

The Four Friends, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe

Lama Yeshe: Our Mind is Like the Surface On Which We Make a Drawing

Tags: anger, patience
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1991

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Bodhicitta: The Disadvantage of Anger

Tags: anger, patience
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Teachings on patience, bodhicitta, and reincarnation from the 29th Kopan Course, 1996.

Chapters:
The Kindness of the Enemy •
Benefits of Bodhicitta •
Reincarnation: First Beliefs and Q&A •
Reincarnation: Proof and Q&A •
Reincarnation: Proof by Experience •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the 12th Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1979. Photo: Ina Van Delden.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1981

How to practice patience and avoid the eight worldly dharmas.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with a young student, Maitripa College, USA, 2010. Photo: Marc Sakamoto.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Lavaur, France

How to raise children so that their lives are most beneficial.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo by Kunsang Thubten (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A student wrote to Rinpoche asking for practices for the rest of his life. Rinpoche responded with this advice. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in meditation on Saka Dawa at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, May 25, 1975. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1979

Identifying the cause of suffering and how to end it

His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Photo: Clive Arrowsmith.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, 1981

Commentary by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the mind training text written by Kadampa Geshe Langri Tangpa.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973

Equanimity meditation, with techniques for overcoming anger and developing patience.

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