Teachings

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A prayer for peace in Tibet and compassion in the world.

Tags: dalai lama, Tibet
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tara Institute, Melbourne, Australia

A two-day seminar in which Rinpoche teaches on emptiness, compassion, guru devotion and other topics.

Chapters:
We are Extremely Fortunate •
Make the Mind Wet •
How We Hold Onto the I •
Meditation on Emptiness •
Ego Wants So Many Things •
A Good Heart a Day •
You Have Time to Get It Done •
Guru Shakyamuni Buddha. Painted by Jane Seidlitz.
By The Buddha

A practice to overcome financial difficulties and empower financial endeavors that are dependent on others for success.

Tags: sutras, mantra, buddha
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Light of the Path retreat, North Carolina, USA, May 2014. Photo: Roy Harvey.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Mantras offered by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for healing and protection

By Vajradhara Losang Jinpa

A short lam-rim prayer that contains the essence of the whole path to enlightenment

Lama Tsongkhapa riding a white elephant. This was one of five visions that appeared to his disciple, Khedrub Je.
By Shabkar Tsogdruk Rangdrol

A short prayer that helps us develop the correct attitude toward the virtuous friend.

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

A practice that protects people from untimely death, the dangers of the elements and other unfavorable conditions.

Tags: mantra, problems
The great Indian scholar and yogi, Lama Atisha.
By Lama Atisha

A seminal text that sets out the stages of the path to enlightenment (lam-rim)

Lama Yeshe teaching at Manjushri Institute, England, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

This short teaching on the power of mantra was Lama Yeshe's response to a question from a student at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in 1975.

Tags: mantra, wisdom
Artwork by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Four precious mantras and some of their benefits, which include purification of heavy negative karma created in the past.

Tags: mantra
 Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal, 1970.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A mantra that eliminates all fears, pacifies negative karma and sickness, and collects merit

Tags: mantra
(06265_ng3.jpg) Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching. From the course given at Royal Holloway College during the lamas first trip to England, 1975. Photo by Dennis Heslop.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Delhi, India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these instructions for a practice to stop rain. Sur (Aroma Charity for Spirits) is a form of smoke offering using roasted barley flour and other substances.

(06265_ng3.jpg) Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching. From the course given at Royal Holloway College during the lamas first trip to England, 1975. Photo by Dennis Heslop.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taipei, Taiwan

Teachings on the Long-life Sutra, including the oral transmission and teachings on torma offering. Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings in Taipei, Taiwan, 15-16 April, 2007.

Tags: sutras, offering
Chapters:
Long-life Sutra Oral Transmission •
Commentary on Peaceful Torma Purifying Pollution, Part A •
Commentary on Peaceful Torma Purifying Pollution, Part B •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A practice to control earthquakes and the four elements, this is also beneficial for protection from radiation.

Tags: mantra, prayers
Geshe Langri Tangpa
By Geshe Langri Tangpa

A classic mind training (lo-jong) text by Kadampa Geshe Langri Tangpa.

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