Advice on how to purify negative karma in relation to the guru, given to students confessing mistakes.
Lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 38th Kopan Meditation Course.
Two more discourses from this series of lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche have now been posted. In Lecture 16, Rinpoche explains that everything is a creation of mind and in Lecture 17, Rinpoche advises that the purpose of our life is not just to accrue wealth or achieve power and fame.
In this teaching excerpt from Kopan Course No. 31, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that with a precious human body we have the opportunity to achieve enlightenment in one lifetime.
Rinpoche explains how Dharma practice protects us in this teaching excerpt from the 31st Kopan Course.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches that this human body is a result of our past virtuous karma, in this excerpt from the 31st Kopan Course.
Lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 31st Kopan Meditation Course.
Advice on karma, including how to create good karma and avoid nonvirtue.
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.
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 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.