Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, 2016. Photo: Bill Kane.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rinpoche gave this advice about resolving complaints and dealing with interpersonal conflict at the Dharma center. Rinpoche said the real enemy and the cause of all our problems is the self-cherishing thought.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice for students planning to build at the Dharma center.

  • Completion of a Stupa •
  • Renovations at the Center •
  • Building a New Gompa After a Fire •
  • Thank You and Rejoice!  •
  • A New Center Building •
  • Pujas Before Felling Trees •
  • Construction of a New Building •
  • The Four Harmonious Brothers •
His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Lama Yeshe, Ven. Peljor and Nick Ribush at Tushita's second Dharma Celebration in New Delhi, 1982.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

This collection presents Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s introductions to five of the souvenir booklets produced for Dharma Celebrations held at Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre, Delhi, India.

Chapters:
Dharma Celebration, 2004 •
Dharma Celebration, 2006 •
Dharma Celebration, 2012 •
Dharma Celebration, 2016 •
Dharma Celebration, 2019 •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice about the importance of the Dharma center, which brings benefit to so many sentient beings.

  • Tenth Anniversary Message •
  • Thirtieth Birthday Message •
  • The Importance of the Dharma Center •
  • Benefits of FPMT Projects •
  • Benefits of the FPMT •
  • Dharma Centers  •
  • The Dharma Center is an Emergency Rescue Operation  •
  • Benefits of Dharma Centers and Temples •
  • Benefits of Working at a Dharma Center •
Portrait of Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, 2010. Photo by Roger Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent this advice to a Dharma center which was having difficulties with the decisions and conduct of one of the people working at the center.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

A speech by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the opening of a new building for Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo by Kunsang Thubten (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

Sentient beings' happiness comes from Dharma, from virtuous actions.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo: Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Institut Vajra Yogini, Lavaur, France

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this advice about the merit of offering service at the Dharma center for the benefit of others.

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Chenrezig Institute, Queensland, Australia

A talk about guru devotion, the FPMT organization and the benefits of the Dharma center

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo by Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Palmwoods, Queensland, Australia

A talk to workers at the hospice about the benefits of serving others with a sincere heart

His Holiness the Dalai Lama being greeted by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kurukulla Center, Boston, 2012. Photo: Devin Jones.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kurukulla Center, Medford, MA, USA

A teaching on the merit of offering service to the guru at the Dharma center.

Lama Yeshe giving a public talk at Kensington Town Hall, England, 1975. Nick Ribush is at the lower left.
By Nicholas Ribush

Dr. Nicholas Ribush gives an account of his personal experience of Lama Yeshe, the founder of the FPMT.

Lama Yeshe meditating by the ocean, Sicily, 1983. Photo: Jacie Keeley.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy

Advice to FPMT center and project directors about the purpose, structure and direction of the organization.

By Nicholas Ribush

A journey across South-east Asia in 1972 led Dr Nick Ribush to Kopan Monastery, Nepal.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Seventh Kopan Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Raleigh, USA

How to rejoice in the hardships borne while working for the Dharma center

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