Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Geneva, Switzerland,1983. Photo: Ueli Minder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India; 26 December 2003 - 02 January 2004

Teachings given at Root Institute, Days 5 - 7; includes a commentary on Atisha's Jewel Garland

Chapters:
Day Five: Jewel Garland Commentary - Cherishing the practice and turning away from samsaric happiness •
Day Five: Jewel Garland Commentary - Protecting ordination by reflecting on impermanence and suffering of samsara •
Day Five: Jewel Garland Commentary - Protecting the senses by analyzing how attachment arises •
Day Five: Dedications •
Day Six: Remembering death •
Day Six: Deluded views •
Day Seven: Protecting oneself from delusions •
Day Seven: Appearances come from the mind •
Day Seven: Benefits of Vajrayogini practice, Vajrayogini lineage •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Geneva, Switzerland,1983. Photo: Ueli Minder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India; 26 December 2003 - 02 January 2004

Teachings at Root Institute, Days 1 - 4; includes an oral transmission and commentary on Atisha's Jewel Garland

Chapters:
Day One: The cause of problems •
Day One: Seeing suffering of others and developing the wish to offer them the highest benefit •
Day One: Developing the wish to repay the kindness of others, Dedications •
Day Two: Precious Human Rebirth •
Day Two: Lama Atisha's life story, Oral transmission of Atisha's Jewel Garland, Dedications •
Day Three: Eight Freedoms •
Day Three: Dedications, Awareness of Emptiness, Food Offering •
Day Three: Benefits of offering, prostrating to holy objects •
Day Three: Jewel Garland commentary •
Day Four: Protector prayers, Why we need Highest Yoga Tantra •
Day Four: Persuading oneself to take the essence of the perfect human rebirth •
Day Four: Bodhicitta motivation •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Bern, Switzerland, 1990. Photo: Ueli Minder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in San Francisco, CA USA

A commentary on an essential mind training text composed by Kadampa Geshe Langri Tangpa.

Chapters:
Day One: Perfect Human Rebirth •
Day One: Renunciation •
Day One: Shortcomings of Desire Part A •
Day One: Shortcomings of Desire Part B •
Day Two: Questions and Answers •
Day Two: Meaning of LIfe •
Day Two: Guru Devotion •
Day Two: Seeing Oneself Lower Than Others •
Day Two: Commentary on Eight Verses: Part A •
Day Two: Commentary on Eight Verses: Part B •
Lama Yeshe, Kathmandu Nepal 1980. Photo: Tom Castles
By Adele Hulse

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Chapters:
Big Love: The Life and Teachings of Lama Yeshe •
Resources •
Foreword by Lama Zopa Rinpoche •
Author's Note •
What People Are Saying About Big Love •
Reflections •
By Nicholas Ribush

Dr Nicholas Ribush describes the qualities of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso

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.

Khunu Lama Rinpoche
By Khunu Lama Rinpoche in Boudhanath, Nepal, 1975

A commentary on Atisha's text, given to Western monks and nuns in Boudhanath, Nepal, in 1975. The teaching is translated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and edited by Nicholas Ribush.

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

Tags: prayers
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama with Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Sydney, Australia September 1996

Praise and request to His Holiness the Dalai Lama given at the long-life puja offered to His Holiness in September 1996, after the Kalachakra initiation in Sydney, Australia

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 •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Praises and requests to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and advice about his qualities.

Topics: Lineage Lamas
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Request for Kalachakra Initiation •
  • A Praise to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama •
  • For His Holiness the Dalai Lama •
  • Rinpoche’s Address to His Holiness the Dalai Lama •
  • Address to His Holiness the Dalai Lama •
  • Words of Thanks •

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