Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia

A teaching on buddha nature and the emptiness of the mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, possibly in Switzerland, 1990. Photo by Ueli Minder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Things exist in mere name and are merely imputed on the base.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, England, 1990

A teaching on the mind, the death process and the ultimate nature of the I

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

Rinpoche gives an oral transmission of Lama Tsongkhapa's text, In Praise of Dependent Arising, and teaches on emptiness, karma and bodhicitta

Chapters:
Essence of Dharma, Purpose of Life •
Practice of Compassion, Universal Responsibility, Bodhicitta Motivation, Dedication •
Subduing the Mind, Equanimity Meditation •
Cherishing Others, Asanga's Teachings •
Benefits of Bodhicitta, Oral Transmission of "In Praise of Dependent Arising" •
Urgent Need for Bodhicitta, Precious Human Rebirth •
Purification, Karma •
Evolution of Samsara •
Evolution of Samsara (con't), Dependent Arising and Emptiness •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Italy. Photo: Piero Siriani.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Sravasti Abbey, Washington State, 2005

Defining the correct view of subtle dependent arising, dependence upon name

Geshe Rabten. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
in New Delhi, India April 1980

A teaching by Geshe Rabten on the twelve links which bind us to cyclic existence.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 1990

An unedited transcript and recording of Chapter Two of  "How Things Exist."

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 1990

An audio recording and unedited transcript of Chapter Three of "How Things Exist."

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY, 1990

An audio recording and unedited transcript of Chapter Four of "How Things Exist."

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 1990

A collection of five talks by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, including an extensive explanation of emptiness and the importance of compassion and universal responsibility. 

Chapters:
How Things Exist •
Editor's Preface •
Chapter One: Universal Responsibility •
Chapter Two: How Things Exist •
Chapter Three: Lam-rim and Meditation on Emptiness •
Chapter Four: Different Ways of Looking at Things •
Chapter Five: Merely Labeled •
Appendix: The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra •
Translations (How Things Exist) •