Advice on how to purify negative karma in relation to the guru, given to students confessing mistakes.
- Regretting Anger Toward Rinpoche •
- Confession of Anger •
- Confessing Mistakes •
- Confessing Negative Thoughts •
- Heavy Karma of Criticizing the Guru •
- Mitukpa Mantra and Being Vegetarian •
- Not Following the Guru’s Advice •
- Degeneration of Guru Devotion •
- Impatient and Upset at the Teachings •
- Confession of Anger and Worry About Cognitive Decline •
- Criticizing the Guru and Causing Problems at the Dharma Center •
Advice on karma, including how to create good karma and avoid nonvirtue.
- Accepting Karma •
- Many Obstacles Due to Karma •
- Karma of a Group is More Powerful •
- Everything is Produced by Karma •
- Result of Past Karma •
- Karma and Its Results •
- Good Karma of Caring For Animals •
- Think of the Kindness of Sentient Beings •
- The Karma of Harming Others •
- Treat Others Peacefully, Be a Good Example to the World •
- It Is Best to Live in Morality •
- The Power of Dharma Practice •
- Happiness Comes from Cherishing Others •
- The Merit Will Run Out •
- The Truth Will Win •
- Dharma Practice Is So Important •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises the importance of having a pure motivation free from worldly concerns, so that our actions become Dharma. This excerpt is from a series of ten discourses that form the basis of Rinpoche's book The Door to Satisfaction.
In this teaching excerpt, Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the great Kadampa master, Dromtönpa, who completely abandoned all worldly activities and devoted himself correctly to his guru, Lama Atisha.
In this meditation on the refuge and bodhicitta prayer, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises how to make the prayer most meaningful and heartfelt.
Lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 26th Kopan Meditation Course.
Rinpoche discusses the kindness of his own guru, Lama Yeshe, and the many Dharma centers that have been established as a result of Lama Yeshe’s energy and inspiration.
Rinpoche discusses the guru-disciple relationship, why we need a guru and the qualities and kindness of the guru.
Advice and many quotations on how to correctly devote to the virtuous friend with thought and action, given to students of FPMT's Masters Program.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explained that the Buddha guides us by revealing the teachings and leading us to practice Dharma, in this excerpt from the 13th Kopan Course.
Browse the LYWA audiobook catalog, which includes some of our most popular books by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, now available as free audiobooks from Google Play and titles for purchase from Audible.
Lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 13th Kopan Course in Nepal.
Lamrim teachings during a retreat on the four Kadampa deities. We have now posted Lectures 13, 14 and 15 from this series.
Lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 30th Kopan Course in Nepal.
Lamrim teachings and guided meditations from a one-month course in 1975.