Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Ösel, 1991.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Rinpoche describes the qualities of Lama Yeshe's holy body, speech and mind, the search for Lama's incarnation and the confirmation of Lama Ösel as the incarnation.

Lama Yeshe, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Piero Cerri, Jägerndorf, Germany, 1981.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tushita-Delhi and Tushita-Dharamsala, India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche describes how he first met Lama Yeshe and speaks of his last illness and of his pure compassion and great spiritual attainments in this interview with Piero Cerri shortly after Lama passed away.

A special issue of Wisdom magazine in honor of Lama Yeshe's life and work, published in 1984. This commemorative issue features thirty pages of tributes, teachings, poems and photographs.

By Nicholas Ribush in Emst, Netherlands

A praise and request for the long life of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, written by Nicholas Ribush in August 2004.

Portrait of Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo by Roger Kunsang.
By Nicholas Ribush in North Carolina, USA

A praise and request for the long life of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, written by Nicholas Ribush in August 2016.

Geshe Lhundub Sopa. Photo: Kalleen Mortensen.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A prayer for the quick return of Geshe Lhundub Sopa Rinpoche, composed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

Khadro-la with Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 2014.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A supplication of long life entreating the holy mind of Khadro Bumkye Tsomo, called Divine Melodious Drum

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A prayer composed by Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche for the swift return of Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel

His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A prayer composed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama for Kyabje Ling Rinpoche, who passed away in 1983.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Tan Seow Kheng.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A prayer composed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for the swift return of Geshe Jampa Gyatso

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Lama Yeshe at Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamsala, India, 1973. Photo: Brian Beresford.
By Various lamas

An account of Lama Yeshe's last days, death and funeral, and a collection of tributes written by fellow lamas and students

Chapters:
Account of Lama's Last Days and Funeral •
Address to Funeral Attendees by Lama Zopa Rinpoche •
Tribute by Lama Zopa Rinpoche •
Tribute by Geshe Tegchok •
Tribute by Geshe Jampa Gyatso •
Tribute by Geshe Sopa •
Tribute by Father P. Bernard de Give •
Tribute by Jonathan Landaw •
Tributes by Jeffrey Hopkins and Brian Beresford •