Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

The mandala offering is a powerful method to collect merit and purify miserliness.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Extensive advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on which practices should be done daily.

Chapters:
Preliminary Practices •
Lam-rim Meditations and Deity Practice •
Essential Daily Practices •
Why I Give These Preliminary Practices •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A commentary on the practice of offering aroma to spirits.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Genting View Resort, Malaysia 1997

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives a commentary on and confers the eight Mahayanaprecepts 

Chapters:
Eight Mahayana Precepts Part A •
Eight Mahayana Precepts Part B •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

How to purely dedicate the merit for the happiness of others

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore, January 1993.

An explanation of the meaning and benefits of reciting OM MANI PADME HUM. Karma and purification are also discussed.

Chapters:
The Nature of Mind; Meeting the Guru •
Karma: Motivation and Results •
Results of Negative Karma •
Negative Karma (con't); Dharma Motivation; Benefits of OM MANI PADME HUM •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains why tantra is a quick path to achieving full enlightenment.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Chin-liang, Taichung County, Taiwan

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings during a Thousand-Arm Chenrezig Retreat held in Taichung, Taiwan, February-March 2001.

Chapters:
Retreat Preparations, Impermanence and Death •
Cherishing Others, Bodhicitta Motivation, Oral Transmission of Chenrezig Mantra and Heartspoon •
Importance of Faith, Offerings •
Offering to the Guru, How to Dedicate Merit •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan

Nyung-nä teachings at Shakyamuni Center, Taiwan, in February 2007.

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Chapters:
Aryamanjushrisanghiti Sutra; Benefits of Nyung-Nä •
Oral Transmission of Nyung-Nä Text; Songtsen Gampo •
Offerings; Vase Water; Torma Mantras; Dedications •
Benefits of Nyung-Nä; Oral Transmission (continued); Tormas •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Soquel, CA 2001

The teachings offered here form the basis for Ch. 8-10 of the book Teachings From the Medicine Buddha Retreat

Chapters:
Chapter 8 Part A: Thirty-five Buddhas practice; Making Offerings •
Chapter 8 Part B: Meditating on Emptiness; Tea Offering to the Protectors •
Chapter 8 Part C: Dedications; Chapter 9 Part A: Meditation on Emptiness •
Chapter 9 Part B: Meditating on Emptiness •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan

Teachings during Amitabha and White Tara long-life initiations and a White Tara retreat. Included is the lung (oral transmission) of the Amitayus mantra and the long-life sutra.

Chapters:
Precious Human Rebirth •
Dharma and Non-Dharma, Studying Lam-rim, Amitabha Practice and Pure Land •
Bodhisattva Vows, Amitabha Practice and Pure Land •
Samsara, Emptiness, Trehor Kyorpen Rinpoche, Gen Jampa Wangdu, Prison Practice •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taiwan 2007

These teachings include extensive commentary on the Thirty-five Buddhas practice, the offering bath and dedications, along with recitation of the puja

Chapters:
Motivation for Thirty-five Buddhas Practice •
How to Collect More Merit With Prostrations •
Dedicating the Merit of Prostrations •
Medicine Buddha Puja, Continued •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taiwan

A lightly edited transcript of teachings given before the Mitukpa initiation at Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan, 25 – 26 Feb 2007.

Chapters:
Day 1: Teachings at Mitukpa Initiation •
Day 2: Discourse •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Shakyamuni Center, Taiwan 2007

Teachings given before a Mitukpa initiation at Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan in February 2007.

Chapters:
Mitukpa Initiation Part One: Introduction •
Mitukpa Initiation Part Two: What is Dharma •
Mitukpa Initiation Part Three: The Results of Negative Karma •
Mitukpa Initiation Part Four: Motivation and Initiation Preparation •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India 2006

Days 4-6: includes teachings, oral transmissions of Maitreya prayer, King of Prayers and Stainless Beam Mantra

Chapters:
Day Four: Benefits of Circumambulation Part A; Four opponent powers •
Day Four: Meaning of Guru Devotion •
Day Four: Benefits of Circumambulation Part B •
Day Four: Benefits of Circumambulation Part C; Stainless Beam mantra •

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