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.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how freedom from the eight worldly concerns creates real peace, in this teaching excerpt from the Fourth Kopan Meditation Course.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How a Positive Label Creates the Cause for Happiness
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Subdue Your Mind
Rinpoche asks students to abandon eating meat and become vegetarian. Rinpoche also discusses animal liberation and other ways to benefit animals, and explains our karmic connection with animals.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Why Be a Vegetarian
Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the direct and indirect benefits for all sentient beings that will result of the construction of a large Maitreya statue.
A public talk on how to bring peace and happiness to oneself and others.
The real enemy is ignorance, the self-cherishing thought, so there’s no reason to get angry with external conditions
We have the potential to be totally free from the suffering of samsara and its cause, delusion and karma.
A talk to workers at the hospice about the benefits of serving others with a sincere heart
Two discourses on topics including emptiness of the I, impermanence and death, and transforming problems