Teachings

By Nicholas Ribush

An article on the Buddhist approach to battling addiction, written by Dr. Nicholas Ribush for Around magazine in 1979.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on a wide range of illnesses, given to individuals with health problems who have written to Rinpoche for guidance.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Liver and Thyroid Problems •
  • Cured of Hepatitis C •
  • Meditations for Hepatitis C •
  • Practices for Hepatitis C •
  • Practices and Tibetan Medicine for Hepatitis C •
  • Advice for Treatment of Hepatitis C •
  • Hepatitis C •
  • Hep B and Hep C Pujas •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • AIDS Advice and Practices •
  • Dharma is the Real Medicine •
  • Practices for HIV and AIDS •
  • HIV and Dharma Practice •
  • Practices for HIV •
  • Cured of AIDS •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Sutras and Pujas for Severe Arthritis •
  • Arthritis Pain •
  • Severe Arthritis •
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis •
  • Remedy for Arthritis •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Degenerative Scoliosis •
  • Severe Back Pain •
  • Pain in Legs •
  • Experiencing Back Pain as a Result of Past Karma •
  • Practices for Neck Pain •
  • Chronic Neck Pain •
  • Practices for Hip Pain •
  • Practices for Weak, Numb Legs •
  • How to Think After Falling •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Heavy Obstacles •
  • Paranoia, Depression and Psychosis •
  • Eating Disorder •
  • Mental Disturbances and Violent Rage •
  • Mental Illness and the Chenrezig Mantra •
  • Paranoia and Hearing Voices •
  • Insomnia, Mood Swings, Irrational Speech •
  • Hallucinations and Bizarre Behavior •
  • Hearing Voices •
  • Psychotic Episode •
  • Mantra for Mental Health •
  • Daughter with Anorexia •
  • Teenager with Mental Health Problems •
  • PTSD, Anger and Flashbacks •
  • Puja and Protection for Student Hearing Voices •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Giving Up Alcohol •
  • This Most Precious Human Life •
  • Practices for Drug Problems •
  • Breaking Drug Addiction •
  • Help for Drug Addicted Son •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • How to Quit Smoking •
  • Advice on How to Stop Smoking •
  • Human Body Exhibition •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Major Bipolar Episode •
  • Bipolar Disorder and Suicidal Thoughts •
  • Practices for Bipolar Condition •
  • Mantras and Prayers for Bipolar Disorder •
  • Text Recitation for Bipolar Disorder •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Schizophrenia and Negative Thoughts •
  • Teenage Son with Schizophrenia •
  • Paranoid Schizophrenia •
  • Schizophrenia and Spirit Harm •
  • Practices for Schizophrenia •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Various Practices for Life Obstacles •
  • Practices for Life Obstacles •
  • Removing Life Obstacles •
  • Long-life Sutra and Precepts for Life Obstacles •
  • Practices to Remove Life Obstacles •
  • Practices for Long Life •
  • Animal Liberation to Remove Life Obstacles •
  • Long-life Practices and Animal Liberation •
  • Purification Practice for Life Obstacles  •
  • Imminent Life Obstacles •
  • Life Obstacles in Near Future •
  • Obstacle to Life •
  • Geshe's Life Obstacles •
  • Pujas to Pacify Life Obstacles •
  • Prolonging Life •
  • Every Day, Prepare for Death •
  • Long-life Practices for Life Obstacles •
  • Practices for a Student with Life Obstacles •
  • Advice for Life Obstacles •
  • Prajnaparamita Recitation •
  • Amitayus Long Life Sutra and White Tara Practice •
  • Prajnaparamita for Health and Life Obstacles •
  • Golden Light Sutra and Tara Pujas •
  • Health and Life Obstacles •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Blessing Medicine •
  • Properties of Tibetan Medicine •
  • Bodhi Seeds •
  • Precious Pills •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • The Mantra Eliminating Phlegm Disease •
  • Instructions for Aids/Cancer Retreat •
  • Health and Parents •
  • Practice for Very Sick Student •
  • Special Mantra Pacifying All Sicknesses •
  • Black Garuda Mantra and Visualization •
  • The Heart of Arya Vairochana •
  • Pujas for Pain •
  • Removing Health Obstacles •
  • Practices for Healing •
  • Medicine Buddha Meditation •
  • Chronic Illness •
  • Buddha Images and Chenrezig Mantra for Brother's Health •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Practice Advice After Car Accident  •
  • Blessed Water for Cancer Patient •
  • Offering Service •
  • Blessed Water and Long-life Puja •
  • Protection Against Swine Flu and Other Illnesses •
  • Pujas for Ill Health •
  • Toxins in the Body •
  • Blessing Water •
  • Practices for Serious Illness •
  • Prevention of Genetic Condition •
  • Improved Health Due to Practice •
  • Practices to Remove a Resident Teacher’s Health Obstacles •

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