Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India

In this teaching excerpt, Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the great Kadampa master, Dromtönpa, who completely abandoned all worldly activities and devoted himself correctly to his guru, Lama Atisha.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote this article at the request of Renuka Singh for her anthology, The Path of the Buddha, published in 2004. 

Topics: Introductory
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England

A public talk on how to bring peace and happiness to oneself and others.

By Lama Atisha

A seminal text that sets out the stages of the path to enlightenment (lamrim)

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

How to benefit others by practicing the graduated path the enlightenment

Topics: Introductory
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Importance of Knowing What Dharma Is

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taichung, Taiwan, 2007

Saving the lives of others brings peace in this world and creates incredible merit

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Teachings and information regarding Lama Zopa Rinpoche's stroke.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

Lama Zopa Rinpoche describes the life and work of the great bodhisattva Atisha.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The lineage of the teachings was handed down to the Kadampas by Atisha, an Indian pandit who revived Buddhism in Tibet.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Root Institute, Bodhgaya

Commentary on the teachings of Atisha and the Kadampa geshes, the exemplary practitioners of Buddhism in Tibet.

Chapters:
Kadampa Teachings •
Editor's Preface (Ailsa Cameron) •
Kadampa Teachings 1: Bodhgaya, January 2003 •
Kadampa Teachings 2: Bodhgaya, December 2003 - January 2004 •
Kadampa Teachings 3: Bodhgaya, December 2006 •
Kadampa Teachings 4: Bodhgaya, December 2007 •
Appendix 1: Mind Training Removing Obstacles •
Appendix 2: The Jewel Rosary Practice of Bodhicitta •
Appendix 3: The Real Meaning of Guru •
Appendix 4: The Essential Advice of the Kadam Scriptures: A Fine Vase of Nectar •
Translations: Kadampa Teachings •
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Los Angeles, CA 2000

In this book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers readers one of the clearest and most authoritative expositions of the Tibetan Buddhist path ever published.

Now available as an audiobook

Chapters:
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Foreword •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Prologue •
Chapter One: General Introduction •
Chapter Two: Features of the Lam-Rim Teachings •
Chapter Three: Relying on a Spiritual Teacher •
Chapter Four: Becoming inspired to practice Dharma •
Chapter Five: Refuge, Karma and Precepts •
Chapter Six: Seeking freedom from cyclic existence •
Chapter Seven: Cultivating the altruistic intention of Bodhicitta •
Chapter Eight: The ceremony for generating Bodhicitta •
Chapter Nine: Bodhisattva outlook and action •
Chapter Ten: The Perfection of Wisdom •
Appendix 1: A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment •
Appendix 2: Lines of Experience •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Notes •
By Khunu Lama Rinpoche in Boudhanath, Nepal, 1975

A commentary on Atisha's text, given to Western monks and nuns in Boudhanath, Nepal, in 1975. The teaching is translated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and edited by Nicholas Ribush.