Rinpoche advises the importance of a pure motivation free from worldly concerns.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: What is Dharma?
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explained that the Buddha guides us by revealing the teachings and leading us to practice Dharma, in this excerpt from the 13th Kopan Course.
Advice about bhikshuni ordination, excerpted from a teaching given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bendigo, Australia, on May 7, 2018.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How Living in Morality Brings Peace
In this excerpt from the 50th Kopan Course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches that happiness and suffering arise from the mind, just as a shadow follows the body.
In this video extract, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that everything comes from karma, so we can create suffering or happiness, enlightenment or hell.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: We All Have Many Lifetimes
In this video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that the wisdom realizing emptiness eradicates ignorance, just as a vacuum cleaner or broom removes dust.
A brief overview of the path to enlightenment, as taught and followed by most of the Tibetan schools of Buddhism. This outline was written by Nicholas Ribush as the Preface for the book Teachings from Tibet.
Lama Thubten Yeshe: The Reality of What You Are
The Wheel of Sharp Weapons by Dharmarakshita, a ninth-century Indian scholar, combines teachings on lojong (mind training) with the lamrim, especially karma. This text is now freely available for download as a PDF file.
In this teaching Lama Yeshe discusses the fundamentals of karma, the actions of body, speech and mind.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how freedom from the eight worldly concerns creates real peace, in this teaching excerpt from the Fourth Kopan Meditation Course.