Teachings

By Nicholas Ribush

Study as the Basis of Meditation

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Vajrayana Institute, Sydney 2006

These teachings include a talk about the benefits of the Dharma  center

Chapters:
Thursday June 8th: Center Opening Talk •
Friday June 9th: Teachings Part A •
Friday June 9th: Teachings Part B •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part A •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part B •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part C •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part D •
By Gomchen Khampala in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1975

A teaching to students in a lam-rim retreat and the monks and nuns of the International Mahayana Institute

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Los Angeles, CA 2000

In this book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers readers one of the clearest and most authoritative expositions of the Tibetan Buddhist path ever published.

Now available as an audiobook

Chapters:
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Foreword •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Prologue •
Chapter One: General Introduction •
Chapter Two: Features of the Lam-Rim Teachings •
Chapter Three: Relying on a Spiritual Teacher •
Chapter Four: Becoming inspired to practice Dharma •
Chapter Five: Refuge, Karma and Precepts •
Chapter Six: Seeking freedom from cyclic existence •
Chapter Seven: Cultivating the altruistic intention of Bodhicitta •
Chapter Eight: The ceremony for generating Bodhicitta •
Chapter Nine: Bodhisattva outlook and action •
Chapter Ten: The Perfection of Wisdom •
Appendix 1: A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment •
Appendix 2: Lines of Experience •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Notes •
By Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1979

A teaching on renunciation, first published in Teachings at Tushita

Khunu Lama Rinpoche.
By Khunu Lama Rinpoche in Boudhanath, Nepal, 1975

The great bodhisattva Khunu Lama Rinpoche gave this teaching on Lama Tsongkhapa's text to the monks and nuns of the International Mahayana Institute at Boudhanath, Nepal, in 1975.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1973

A core lamrim text written by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for use during the Kopan Meditation courses. Edited by Nicholas Ribush.

Chapters:
WFGS: Preface •
WFGS: Introduction •
Meditation One: Perfect Human Rebirth, Impermanence and Death •
Meditation Two: The Three Lower Realms, Refuge and Karma •
Meditation Three: The Sufferings of Samsara •
Meditation Four: The Mahayana Equilibrium Meditation •
Meditation Five: The Seven Techniques of Mahayana Cause and Effect (Part I) •
Meditation Six: The Seven Techniques of Mahayana Cause and Effect (Part II) •
Meditation Seven: The Seven Techniques of Mahayana Cause and Effect (Part III), the Bodhisattva's Actions •
Meditation Eight: The Perfection of Concentration •
WFGS: Dedication •
WFGS: Translations •
His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Photo: Clive Arrowsmith.
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India 1981

His Holiness the Dalai Lama outlined each of the four noble truths in this teaching in Dharamsala in 1981.

Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey. Photo: Deborah Alterman.
By Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

A commentary on the text "The Fifty Verses of Guru Devotion"

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New York

Teachings on renunciation, bodhicitta, and emptiness, along with a Manjushri blessing

Chapters:
Session One: The Twelve Links and Renunciation •
Session Two: Bodhicitta •
Session Three: Emptiness •
Session Four: Manjushri Blessing and a conversation with Ven. Master Sheng Yen •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

A transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Ninth Kopan Meditation Course in 1976.

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 9 Index Page •
Section One: Dharma •
Section Two: Our Teachers •
Section Three: Perfect Human Rebirth •
Section Four: Eight Worldly Dharmas •
Section Five: Impermanence and Death •
Section Six: Death •
Section Seven: Suffering •
Section Eight: Delusions •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in meditation on Saka Dawa at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, May 25, 1975. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal November 1984

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 17th Kopan Course

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 17 Index Page •
Section One: Lecture 1-5 •
Section Two: Lectures 6-10 •
Section Three: Lecture 11, Refuge and Nyung-nä •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Sixth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo by Ursula Bernis.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 6th Kopan Course

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 6 Index Page •
Our Beginningless Mind •
Lineage of the Mahayana Teachings •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part A) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part B) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part C) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part D) •
Meditation One: Part II: Impermanence & Death •
Evolution •
Refuge (Part A) •
Refuge (Part B) and Karma •
Appendix One: The Mahayana Ordination Ceremony •
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in London, England 1996

Two days of teachings on this core topic in Buddhism.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal November 1981

A transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 14th Kopan Course. Includes a short talk and question and answer session with Lama Yeshe.

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 14 Index Page •
Section One: Lectures 1-5 •
Section Two: Lectures 6-9 •
Section Three: Lectures 10-13 •
Section Four: Lectures 14-17 •
Section Five: Lectures 18-22 •
Section Six: Lectures 23-27 •
Section Seven: Lectures 28-34 •
Section Eight: Lama Yeshe Lecture and Q&A •
Section Nine: Lectures 35-36 •

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