Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how Dharma provides us with a method to achieve happiness and avoid suffering in this excerpt from a two-week lamrim course held in California in 1977.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the suffering of the lower realms of samsara (cyclic existence) in this teaching excerpted from the Fourth Kopan Meditation Course in 1973.
In this unedited excerpt, Rinpoche encourages us to take advantage of this precious and rare opportunity to study the profound meaning of emptiness.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Happiness Comes From the Mind
A two-day seminar in which Rinpoche teaches on emptiness, compassion, guru devotion and other topics.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Not One Single Difficulty to Work for Other Sentient Beings
A speech by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the opening of a new building for Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore.
A public talk on how to transform problems into happiness
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
A strong understanding of karma gives energy to the mind and increases the fear of creating negative karma
If there is no true cause of suffering, there is no reason why we should have to experience suffering or problems
Teachings prior to a refuge ceremony on topics including the suffering nature of samsara, refuge practice and precepts
We are under the control of karma and delusion and this keeps us circling in samsara