Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Nicholas Ribush

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Power of the Object

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Rinpoche discusses the merit of offering to a holy object, even if we don’t have a pure motivation, in this teaching excerpt from the 32nd Kopan Course. 

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

In this teaching excerpted from Kopan Course No. 38, Rinpoche explains how to collect extensive merit in everyday life by making offerings to the Buddha.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in North Carolina, USA

In this video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how to show respect to Dharma texts, including digital devices containing Dharma.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Instituto Lama Tsong Khapa, Pomaia, Italy

In this video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the benefits of offering to holy objects. Even a small offering to the Buddha creates the cause for ultimate happiness, due to the power of the object.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

In these teachings, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises how to make pilgrimage to Bodhgaya and other Buddhist sacred sites most meaningful.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this practice advice while he was circumambulating and reciting texts at the Mahabodhi Stupa, Bodhgaya. 

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

Verses from a sutra found in the Kangyur on the benefits of circumambulating stupas, translated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The teaching includes a commentary on the verses.

Topics: Holy Objects
By Lama Thubten Yeshe

Lama Yeshe: We Think We’re Conscious But We’re Not 

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Katoomba, Australia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the direct and indirect benefits for all sentient beings that will result of the construction of a large Maitreya statue.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala , India

Extensive advice on how to make waterbowl offerings, starting with the correct motivation.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

A translation and short commentary on the meaning of the eight auspicious signs and how they can be used for success.

Topics: Holy Objects
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By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Advice on a simple method for practicing circumambulation with body, speech and mind

Topics: Holy Objects
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore March 2013

A teaching on the benefits of making offerings to holy objects

Topics: Holy Objects
Chapters:
The Benefits of Making Offerings •
The Offering Cloud Mantra •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

A teaching on the power of holy objects and the benefits of building a very large Maitreya Buddha statue

Topics: Holy Objects

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