Teachings

Khadro-la teaching at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India, January 4, 2020. Photo: Bill Kane.

A praise to Tara, composed by Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme) at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Tags: tara, prayers
The lamas with Western Sangha and Mount Everest Centre students in Bodhgaya, 1974.
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.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche suggested these prayers and practices for a student who was going to Bodhgaya, Rajgir and Nalanda in India.

By Vajradhara Losang Jinpa

A short lamrim prayer that contains the essence of the whole path to enlightenment

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

His Holiness the Dalai Lama responds to general questions about Buddhism from students at Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamsala

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Royal Holloway College, England, 1975. Photo: Dennis Heslop.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Delhi, India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these instructions for a practice to stop rain. Sur (Aroma Charity for Spirits) is a form of smoke offering using roasted barley flour and other substances.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A practice to control earthquakes and the four elements, this is also beneficial for protection from radiation.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching outdoors at Manjushri London (currently Jamyang Buddhist Centre), 1983. Photo by Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rinpoche answers questions from students at a Dharma center about the lam-rim.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Tan Seow Kheng.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A prayer composed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for the swift return of Geshe Jampa Gyatso

Tags: prayers
Lama Zopa Rinpoche painting Tara at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976. Photo: Peter Iseli.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche chants the Praises to the Twenty-one Taras.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Aptos, CA 2005

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's prayers and offerings to the holy objects.

Topics: Holy Objects