In this teaching excerpt from the 38th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that we can collect extensive merit in our everyday life by making offerings to the Buddha.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these instructions on how to think during the section on rejoicing in Lama Chöpa at a retreat held in Bendigo, Australia.
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.
In this teaching Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that rejoicing is a simple way to achieve enlightenment. Rinpoche says rejoicing is a genuine feeling of happiness and joy, appreciating one’s own qualities and those of others.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Practice Rejoicing
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the benefits of practicing in Bodhgaya and advises specific practices to be done while on pilgrimage.
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.
Lama Yeshe: The Dangers of the Discriminating Mind
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Rejoicing is the Best
Advice on how to bring up children and make their lives meaningful.
How to make eating the cause of enlightenment for oneself and all other sentient beings. Through the Mahayana practice of offering the food we eat, our lives become most beneficial, not only for ourselves but for all sentient beings.
A speech by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the opening of a new building for Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore.
Advice on a simple method for practicing circumambulation with body, speech and mind
Sentient beings' happiness comes from Dharma, from virtuous actions.
Topics include prostrations, offerings, rejoicing, the sufferings of samsara, bodhicitta and emptiness