Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on the importance of developing compassion, the good heart.

  • The Benefit of Pure Love and Joy •
  • Great Compassion for Others •
  • Great Compassion •
  • The Good Heart is the Root of Happiness •
  • Essential Advice •
  • Why Compassion is Important •
  • Results of Compassion •
  • The Quick Path to Enlightenment •
  • Compassion is the Basis of Achieving Enlightenment •
  • The Advantages of Cherishing Others •
  • The Quickest Way to Achieve Enlightenment •
  • Every Sentient Being Is Most Precious •
  • Follow Great Compassion •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

In this video extract, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises how to relate the four immeasurable thoughts to our daily life, with a strong determination to make our life beneficial for others.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Rinpoche discusses compassion, the good heart, in this teaching excerpt from the 36th Kopan Course.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to create the cause of happiness and success in this life and future lives until enlightenment, by practicing compassion, the good heart.

  • A Beneficial Life •
  • Helping Others With a Good Heart •
  • How to Combat Self-cherishing •
  • Our Purpose is to Serve Others •
  • Advice for a Happy Life •
  • Cherishing Others Is the Best Way to Love Yourself •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Cumbria, England

Lama Yeshe discusses the four immeasurables and how to develop equanimity, excerpted from A Commentary on the Yoga Method of Divine Wisdom Manjushri.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Selangor, Malaysia

How to develop compassion and offer perfect service to others.

Chapters:
Subduing Anger Brings Peace •
How to Develop Compassion •
The Purpose of Our Life •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Madrid, Spain

A teaching on Chenrezig visualization, the benefits of compassion and laws of karma

Chapters:
Chenrezig Visualization •
Compassion is the Real Answer •
Compassion Creates the Cause for Success •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

If we have a good heart and cherish others, we will enjoy happiness and success, however, if we are selfish, more and more problems will arise.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

How to meditate on the four immeasurable thoughts: immeasurable equanimity, immeasurable loving kindness, immeasurable compassion and immeasurable joy.

Chapters:
Editor's Introduction: The Preliminaries •
The Prayer and the Practice •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

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

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, December 1987

The good heart as the source of all happiness

By Nicholas Ribush in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 2002

In this talk, Dr. Nicholas Ribush discusses how to develop compassion, which is at the heart of the Buddhist path.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, 1990

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

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Decatur, IL, August 1997

The methods for transforming everyday actions into the cause of enlightenment and the ordinary view of phenomena into the wisdom realizing emptiness.

Chapters:
Virtue and Reality •
Virtue and Reality: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter One: Fulfilling Life’s Purpose •
Chapter Two: Living with Bodhicitta •
Chapter Three: Patience and the Compassionate Heart •
Chapter Four: Meditation on Emptiness •
Chapter Five: Practicing the Good Heart •
Dedication (V&R) •
Translations (V&R) •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Soquel, CA USA 1999

Teachings on compassion for others as the means for overcoming all obstacles.

Tags: compassion
Chapters:
The Joy of Compassion •
Editor's Introduction (Joy of Compassion) •
Chapter One: Living with Compassion •
Chapter Two: Getting the Best from Your Life •
Chapter Three: The Purpose of Being Human •
Chapter Four: The Benefits of Bodhicitta •
Dedication (Joy of Compassion) •
Appendix 1: The Foundation of All Good Qualities •
Appendix 2: The Nine Attitudes of Guru Devotion •
References (Joy of Compassion) •
Translations (Joy of Compassion) •

Pages