Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Boulder Creek, CA USA May 1997

The Skillful Means of Taking an Everlasting Holiday in Tagpa Kachö, the Pure Land of Vajrayogini. Two chapters excerpted from a series of talks about the Highest Yoga Tantra practice of  Heruka. 

Chapters:
A Teaching on Heruka •
A Teaching on Heruka: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter Four: Practicing in Daily Life •
Chapter Five: Practicing Patience •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India 1986

A practice for the purification of negative karma and obscurations

Chapters:
Sadhana: Burning Offering to Dorje Khadro •
Commentary: Introduction •
Commentary: Preliminaries •
Commentary: The Actual Meditation •
Commentary: Conclusion •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Holland 1981

The Yoga Method of Buddha Maitreya: a definitive explanation of tantra, prefaced by introductory teachings on Buddhism.

Chapters:
Universal Love •
Universal Love: Editor's Introduction •
Chapter 1: What is Buddhism? •
Chapter 2: The Purpose of Meditation •
Chapter 3: Compassion and Emptiness •
Chapter 4: A Brief History of Maitreya Buddha •
Chapter 5: The Practice of Tantra •
Chapter 8: Becoming Maitreya •
Appendix 1: An Explanation of the Shunyata Mantra and a Meditation on Emptiness •
Appendix 3: The Mantra of Maitreya Buddha's Promise •
Universal Love: Translations •
Portrait of Lama Yeshe, Chenrezig Institute, Australia, 1975. Photo by Tony Duff.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Grizzly Lodge, CA 1980

Included in the book The Essence of Tibetan Buddhism, two talks on this often-misunderstood practice

Chapters:
Introduction to Tantra: First Teaching •
Introduction to Tantra: Second Teaching •
Lama Yeshe at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, 1978.  Photo: Jon Landaw.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in New Delhi, India, 1979

Clarifying Dharma practice and the role of the mind

Lama Yeshe meditating by the ocean, Sicily, 1983. Photo: Jacie Keeley.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Geneva, Switzerland

A purification practice utilizing visualization and mantra.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on a range of Buddhist practices.

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  • Lam-rim is the Main Focus •
  • How to Practice in Prison •
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  • Prayers Before Execution •
  • Death Penalty •
  • Practices for Death Row •
  • Advice for Prisoner on Death Row •
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  • Negative Mind •
  • Heretical Thoughts During Nyung-näs •
  • Overwhelmed by Obstacles •
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  • Memorized Practice •
  • Thirty-five Buddhas Confession and Purification Practice •
  • The Benefits of Prostrations •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Thirty-five Buddhas Practice •
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  • Vision of Tara •
  • Medicine Buddha Puja •
  • White Tara and Chenrezig Singhanada Practices •
  • Benefits of Medicine Buddha Practice •
  • White Tara’s Long-life Nectar •
  • White Tara Meditation •
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  • The Meaning of Tsog Offering •
  • Tsog Offering Practice •
  • The Essence of the Guru •
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  • Chenrezig Practices •
  • Dorje Khadro •
  • Dorje Namjom •
  • Vajra Claws •
  • Black Garuda •
  • Deity Connection •
  • Which Deity Practice to Focus On •
  • Ksitigarbha Mantra and Practice •
  • Deepening Vajrayogini Practice •
  • Notes on Black Manjushri Practice •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Various Deity Practices •
  • Chenrezig Meditation and Mantra •
  • Chöd Initiation •
  • False Accusations •
  • Explaining Dharma Protectors •
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  • Life Practices •
  • Ordination, Study and Service •
  • Beneficial Practices  •
  • Advice for Life •
  • Practice Advice for Life •
  • Practice Advice for Life •
  • Practice Advice for Life •
  • A Practice Plan for Life •
  • Meditate on the Lam-rim Every Day •
  • Preliminaries, Arya Sanghata Sutra and Lam-rim •
  • Practices to Benefit This Life and Future Lives •
  • Chanting the Names of Manjushri •
  • The Best Way to Take Care of Your Life •
  • Life Practices •
  • A Fruitful Life •
  • Life Practices •
  • Practices After Retreat •
  • Life Practices: Prostrations, Nyung nä and Lam-rim •

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