Teachings

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

A teaching on the purpose of meditation and the spiritual path, excerpted from the 25th Kopan meditation course, 1992.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching outdoors at Manjushri London (currently Jamyang Buddhist Centre), 1983. Photo by Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Happiness and suffering arise in dependence on the mind.

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan, March 2007

Teachings on the Buddha, at Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan. March 3 and 6, 2007.

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
Guru Shakyamuni Buddha's Past Lives •
Guru Shakyamuni Buddha's Descent into this World and Life Story •
Buddha Shakyamuni's Life Story continued •
Making Offerings to the Buddha, Benefits of Carrying Golden Light Sutra or Diamond Cutter Sutra •
Dedications •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2005.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore 2009

Excerpts from teachings given in Singapore. Includes a talk on how the Kopan courses began.  

Topics: Introductory
Chapters:
How Karma Comes from Ignorance: Part A •
How Karma Comes from Ignorance: Part B •
The Inspiration for the Kopan Courses •
By Nicholas Ribush

For Eastern Horizon magazine, a publication of the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia

Topics: Introductory
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Malaysia 1996

An interview with Rinpoche on basic Buddhist topics

Topics: Introductory
By H. H. Zong Rinpoche in Soquel, CA, USA 1978

An introductory teaching on entering the Buddhist path

Topics: Introductory
Michael Losang Yeshe with Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan, 1973.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973

An introduction by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to the truth of suffering, its causes and the method that can cease all suffering.

Topics: Introductory
Geshe Sopa and Lama Yeshe with Elvin Jones, in Madison, Wisconsin, 1975. Photo by George Propps.
By Geshe Lhundub Sopa in New Delhi, India July 1980

An overview of the Buddhist path by a great scholar.

Topics: Introductory
His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A message from His Holiness at Saka Dawa about each of us seeking joy and freedom from suffering

Topics: Introductory
Tags: non-harming
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, India, November, 1982

Teaching on how to gain happiness and the path to liberation from suffering

Topics: Introductory
Tags: happiness, karma, mind
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, India, November, 1982

An Interview with His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Topics: Introductory
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Cambridge, MA USA

His Holiness explains the Buddhist concept of mind to the participants of a Mind Science symposium at MIT

Topics: Introductory
His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, India, 1960s

In this short teaching, His Holiness the Dalai Lama discusses the basics of Buddhism and how to make this life useful.

Topics: Introductory
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Barcelona, Spain 1994

Teachings prior to the Kalachakra initiation in Spain in 1994.

Topics: Introductory

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