By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 2007

A commentary and partial oral transmission of the first seven chapters of the Golden Light Sutra given at New York's Tibet House, September 2007.

Sunday, September 9th: Part A •
Sunday, September 9th: Part B •
Sunday, September 16th: Part A •
Sunday, September 16th: Part B •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Barcelona Spain, 2005

Rinpoche gives a partial oral transmission of the Golden Light Sutra and teaches extensively on emptiness and other topics, including how to achieve happiness, why we need compassion and karma.

Day One Part One : Happiness for Oneself and Others •
Day One Part Two : Compassion and the Good Heart •
Day One Part Three : Oral Transmission Begins •
Day Two Part One : The Merely Labeled "I" •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Madison, Wisconsin, 2000

An excerpt from Lama Zopa Rinpoche's invitation to join the 100 Million Mani retreat. Includes a recording of Rinpoche chanting OM MANI PADME HUM.  

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By Pabongka Rinpoche

A definitive root text on the seven-point mind training, supplemented by outlines.

By Pabongka Rinpoche

A heartfelt request to the guru for blessings to realize all the stages of the path to enlightenment, as well as a meditation on the nature of the guru.

Calling the Guru from Afar (Extensive Version) •
Calling the Guru from Afar (Brief Version) •
By Pabongka Rinpoche

A Teaching With Special Emphasis on the Methods of an Experiential Instruction

By Lama Tsongkhapa

A seminal text, translated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, describing how to cultivate renunciation, bodhicitta, and the correct view of emptiness.

By Lama Tsongkhapa

This concise prayer by Lama Tsongkhapa teaches the entire graduated path to enlightenment.

By Lama Tsongkhapa

A brief presentation of the stages of the path to enlightenment.

By The Buddha

This sutra belongs to the class of texts called the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. It is a presentation of profound wisdom on the nature of emptiness. 

By The Buddha

This sutra invokes the buddhas of the ten directions. Translated from Tibetan by Ven. Tsenla.

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By The Buddha

Teachings on the causes and effects of various actions

By The Buddha

The Diamond Cutter Sutra is a discourse on the Buddhist concept of emptiness or “Wisdom Gone Beyond.”

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By The Buddha

The Arya Sanghata Sutra is a teaching given by Buddha Shakyamuni on Vulture's Peak in Rajagriha, India. Like all Mahayana sutras, this discourse was memorized by the Buddha's disciples and later written down in Sanskrit.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Pomaia, Italy, 2000

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the benefits of studying the teachings of the Buddha in this talk given at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy.