Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Chenrezig Institute, Eudlo, Australia

Rinpoche explains how to protect our life and use it to benefit others.

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Advice on how to overcome attachment by reflecting on the nature of the body, the sufferings of samsara, and the emptiness, or lack of true existence, of the object of attachment.

Attachment and Ordination •
Disadvantages of Attachment •
The Pain of Attachment •
Attachment to a Good Reputation •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Medford, USA

In this video extract, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that depression and anxiety can be overcome by practicing the good heart and cherishing others instead of oneself.

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Advice on how to transform depression and use it on the path to enlightenment.

Advice on Transforming Depression •
So Much to Rejoice In •
Depressed and Unsure Where to Live •
Daughter with Depression •
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Advice on how to eliminate anger by practicing patience and thus contributing to world peace. 

Angry With Organization •
Harsh Words •
Eliminating Anger •
Contribution to World Peace •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice for people who are contemplating suicide. Rinpoche explains how to use depression on the path to enlightenment, by changing our focus from self to others.

Suicidal Thoughts, Depression, PTSD and Self-harm •
Tired and Thinking About Death •
Thoughts of Suicide •
Wanting to Commit Suicide •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

The real enemy is ignorance, the self-cherishing thought, so there’s no reason to get angry with external conditions

By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

How to deal with attachment, so we remain calm and clear when experiencing pleasure.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

We have the potential to be totally free from the suffering of samsara and its cause, delusion and karma.

Chapters:
We Will Keep Meeting Again and Again Until We Are Free From Samsara •
Subduing the Mind •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

When the mind is under the control of disturbing thoughts there is no peace or happiness

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

In order to control anger, we must reflect well on its shortcomings

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By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Recognizing and renouncing harmful thoughts and actions brings peace and a meaningful life.

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By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

Anger, attachment and ignorance are the cause of all our suffering

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Following desire always results in dissatisfaction.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1981

The real hero is the person who fights anger and defeats the inner enemy, the delusions.

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