This book is a compilation of the many letters Lama Zopa Rinpoche has written in response to prison inmates over the years. The book was compiled and edited by Ven. Robina Courtin, who has skilfully integrated Rinpoche's advice into a coherent narrative which outlines the path to enlightenment (lamrim).
This excerpt is from an introductory talk given to Western students who had traveled to Bodhgaya to receive the Kalachakra initiation from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Lama Yeshe discusses the meaning of "buddha" and how to become completely open and free from ignorance, in this excerpt from a public talk on the four noble truths.
In this question-and-answer session Lama Yeshe discusses the essence of Buddhism and other religions, and advises students how to integrate Dharma when they return to the West.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote this article at the request of Renuka Singh for her anthology, The Path of the Buddha, published in 2004.
This report of a Dharma celebration held in India in 1982 contains advice from His Holiness Ling Rinpoche, a summary of the EEC1 program and a Tara practice by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
A talk by Ösel about developing a positive attitude and inner values.
In this talk, Tenzin Ösel Hita discusses easy ways to reduce ego and develop compassion. Watch the video and read along with the transcript.
Ösel discusses how to break negative habits and recognize our inner qualities.
Discussion of the real meaning of Dharma and the nature of the mind.
Ösel Hita shares his personal experience of putting the Dharma into practice.
An outline of the Buddhist path, excerpted from the 41st Kopan Course.
Lama Yeshe discusses what makes us happy, at the tenth Kopan Course, 1977.
A talk about Dharma practice in daily life, given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to a group of Russian students who were visiting Bodhgaya.