Teachings

Tenzin Ösel Hita at Institut Vajra Yogini, France, May 2019. Photo by Fabrizio Pallotti.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center, Campbell, CA

A talk by Tenzin Ösel Hita on unconditional love and how to practice Dharma.

Tenzin Ösel Hita with Geshe Lobsang Tengye at Institut Vajra Yogini, France, February 2017.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Institut Vajra Yogini, Marzens, France

Tenzin Ösel Hita addresses a wide range of topics including how to spot and avert anger before it ambushes us.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on matters related to travel and immigration, including how to think when traveling by plane and practices for removing visa obstacles.

  • Note for Hotel Maid  •
  • Border Crossing to Nepal •
  • Obstacles to Getting a Visa  •
  • Removing Long-term Visa Obstacles •
  • Mantra Recommended Before Traveling •
  • Improving Dependent Arising: How to Eliminate Obstacles before Travel •
  • Advice for Flying •
  • Immigration Difficulties •
  • Success in Removing Visa Obstacles •
  • Query About Travel and Sur Practice •
  • Tara Practice and Prayers While Flying •
  • Travel Risk in Third World Country •
Tenzin Ösel Hita and Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, February 2016. Photo: Holly Ansett.
By Tenzin Ösel Hita in Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London, UK

In this talk, Tenzin Ösel Hita discusses the inner values which enable us to live a meaningful, peaceful and harmonious life.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Brisbane, Australia, 2000

How to make eating the cause of enlightenment for oneself and all other sentient beings. Through the Mahayana practice of offering the food we eat, our lives become most beneficial, not only for ourselves but for all sentient beings.

Chapters:
The Yoga of Offering Food •
Read The Yoga of Offering Food •
Lama Yeshe, Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1982. Photo: Dan Laine.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Grizzly Lodge, California, USA

How painful experiences help us develop a deeper understanding that is beyond the merely intellectual.

Lama Yeshe wearing a ceremonial crown of the five dhyani buddhas, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Christchurch, New Zealand

Archetypal images of enlightened beings symbolize wisdom and understanding, and give positive imprints to the mind.

Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Solu Khumbu, Nepal, 1970. Photo possibly by Terry Clifford.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

How to establish our motivation so each day is meaningful

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tarzana, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Whenever we’re practicing Dharma in daily life, at that time we’re taking care of ourselves.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the 12th Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1979. Photo: Ina Van Delden.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

How to transform sleep into virtue by practicing the yoga of sleeping

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

We don't have to live in a hermitage to generate the realizations of the stages of the path to enlightenment

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

The importance of putting effort into Dharma practice during and after the Kopan meditation course

Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1984

How all our actions can become virtuous and we can accumulate merit

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

The meaning of Dharma and how to practice is explained by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1979

Identifying the cause of suffering and how to end it

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