Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1991.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Katoomba, Australia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the direct and indirect benefits for all sentient beings that will result of the construction of a large Maitreya statue.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya, India

A teaching on the power of holy objects and the benefits of building a very large Maitreya Buddha statue

Topics: Holy Objects
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Solu Khumbu, Nepal, 1979. Photo: Georges Luneau.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1981

By the power of the Buddha and holy objects, our actions become Dharma

Topics: Holy Objects
By Jeremy Russell

A description of the eight places of significance in the Buddha's life

Topics: Holy Objects
The Eight Places of Buddhist Pilgrimage •
Introduction •
Lumbini—birthplace of the Buddha •
Bodhgaya—site of Buddha's enlightenment •
Sarnath—first turning of the Wheel of Dharma •
Rajgir—second turning of the Wheel of Dharma •
Shravasti—teachings in the Jetavana Grove •
Sankashya—where Lord Buddha descended from Tushita Heaven •
Nalanda—site of the great monastic university •
Kushinagar—where Buddha entered mahaparinirvana •
Conclusion and Books Consulted •