Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches that Dharma practice needs continual effort for a long time in order to achieve liberation and enlightenment, in this excerpt from the 39th Kopan Course.
Rinpoche teaches on guru devotion, using Milarepa’s life story as an inspiring example, in this excerpt from the 38th Kopan Course.
Rinpoche discusses the meaning of buddha nature, our potential to become a buddha, in this teaching excerpt from the 38th Kopan Course.
Lama Thubten Yeshe: Lama Yeshe on Bodhicitta
In this teaching excerpt from Kopan Course No. 31, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that with a precious human body we have the opportunity to achieve enlightenment in one lifetime.
In this excerpt from the 13th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises the importance of a long-term plan to practice Dharma, generate realizations and seek enlightenment for the benefit of others.
This teaching about the importance of bodhicitta, the mind of enlightenment, was given by Lama Yeshe when he was bestowing bodhisattva vows at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, in 1979.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this practice advice while he was circumambulating and reciting texts at the Mahabodhi Stupa, Bodhgaya.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the benefits of practicing in Bodhgaya and advises specific practices to be done while on pilgrimage.
Watch the video and read the transcript of this talk, as Rinpoche discusses the importance of living in vows and purifying negative karma, while staying focused on the goal, enlightenment.
A teaching by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at a refuge ceremony at Kopan.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Antidote to Delusion
Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the direct and indirect benefits for all sentient beings that will result of the construction of a large Maitreya statue.
A talk on how to transform problems into happiness by defeating the self-cherishing thought and cherishing others. Rinpoche also advises how Dharma practice in everyday life can help us at the time of death.