Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 1989. Photo by Ueli Minder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The practice of Thousand-arm Chenrezig combined with the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Queensland, Australia 1975.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

Commentary on the practice of Avalokiteshvara and theEight Verses of Thought Transformation

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Ama-la (his mother) at Lawudo Retreat Center, Nepal, 1990. Photo: Merry Colony.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 2000

Our mother gave us this human rebirth and the opportunity to practice Dharma

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 2000

A teaching on how to practice bodhicitta in daily life, given at the 33rd Kopan Meditation Course.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

This booklet highlights the importance of motivation in our daily lives and activities, and contains excerpts from the book Bodhisattva Attitude, published by LYWA in 2012.

Chapters:
Bodhisattva Attitude: Introduction •
Bodhisattva Attitude: The Verses •
Bodhisattva Attitude: The Commentary •
Bodhisattva Attitude: The Meditation •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

We are responsible for the happiness, peace and success of all sentient beings

Portrait of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Geneva, Switzerland, 1983. Photo by Ueli Minder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1984

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains why we should cherish other sentient beings who harm us

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Mexico, January 2000. Photo by Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bendigo, Australia

Edited teachings on the merely imputed I, the benefits of altruism and compassion, how to transform problems and the five powers.

Chapters:
How the I Exists (First Discourse) •
Developing Altruism (First Discourse, con't) •
The Benefits of Compassion (Second Discourse) •
The Benefits of Problems (Second Discourse, con't) •
The Five Powers (Second Discourse, con't) •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Deer Park, Madison, Wisconsin, 1999

How to use depression and other problems to develop the good heart

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in LYWA's back yard, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 2010.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

How to use depression and other problems to develop the good heart

Chapters:
The Importance of Bodhicitta •
How to Use Depression to Develop Compassion •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche with koala in Adelaide, Australia, 1983. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bendigo, Australia 1991

Teachings on the merely imputed I, the benefits of altruism and compassion, how to transform problems and the five powers.

Chapters:
How the I Exists •
Developing Altruism •
The Benefits of Compassion •
The Benefits of Problems •
The Five Powers •
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya, India, 1974

His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave this teaching at Bodhgaya in January 1974.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Eudlo, Australia, 1994.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

How every action with bodhicitta motivation collects infinite merit and creates the cause for enlightenment.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1976.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1978

How hindrances and adverse circumstances can become a support for Dharma practice.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamsala, 1987. Photo: Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, December 1987

A teaching on mind training using the seven Mahayana techniques, and equalizing and exchanging oneself for others.

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