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.
A speech by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the opening of a new building for Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore.
A teaching on the benefits of making offerings to holy objects
In this excerpt from Kopan Course No. 27, Rinpoche explains how to achieve full enlightenment
A teaching about the kindness of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, given prior to a refuge ceremony at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore
A teaching given prior to a ceremony for generating the mind of enlightenment (bodhicitta).