Teachings

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2006. Photo: John Berthold.
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 Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo: Ven. 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

The great Indian scholar and yogi, Lama Atisha.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The lineage of the teachings was handed down to the Kadampas by Atisha, an Indian pandit who revived Buddhism in Tibet.

Lama Yeshe, Kathmandu Nepal, 1980. Photo: Tom Castles
By Adele Hulse

Excerpts from the forthcoming biography of Lama Yeshe, written by Adele Hulse.

Chapters:
Introduction to Lama Yeshe's Biography •
Foreword by Lama Zopa Rinpoche •
How to Support This Project •
1971: The First Kopan Meditation Course •
1972: Unsurpassed Dharma Land of Enlightenment •
1973: First Steps, First Students •
1978: “Mahayana, Mahayana, Mahayana!” •
1979: “Even your enemy who tries to kill you is your best friend.” •
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 •