Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Bendigo, Australia, September 2014.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bendigo, Australia

Rinpoche discusses the reasons for giving up alcohol, cigarettes and other addictive substances

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Seventh Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1977

Uncontrolled attachment causes many problems, including addiction to alcohol and drugs

By Nicholas Ribush

An article on the Buddhist approach to battling addiction, written by Dr. Nicholas Ribush for Around magazine in 1979.