Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal,1992

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the nature of samsara in this excerpt from a teaching at the 25th Kopan Course.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1981

How to practice patience and avoid the eight worldly dharmas.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico

An eight-day series of lamrim teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, edited by Ven. Ailsa Cameron.

Chapters:
Day One: Ignorance, the Root of Suffering •
Day Two: Karma and Delusion •
Day Two: The Suffering of Samsara •
Day Three: The Nature of the Mind •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Nice, France, July 1990

These teachings were given in July, 1990 in Nice, France.

Chapters:
Lamrim Teachings: First Discourse Part A •
Lamrim Teachings: First Discourse Part B •
Lamrim Teachings: Second Discourse Part A •
Lamrim Teachings: Second Discourse Part B •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico 2008

An edited public talk on lamrim by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2008.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Maitreya Instituut, Holland 1990

Teachings given during a refuge ceremony. Topics include the motivation for refuge and the benefits of taking vows. 

Tags: refuge, vows, merit
Chapters:
Benefits of Taking and Living in Vows •
Motivation for Taking Refuge Vows; Refuge Ceremony •
Refuge Ceremony, continued; Dedications •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

To receive enlightenment, we must rely on the guidance of a perfect teacher

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Mahayana refuge has three causes - fear, faith and compassion

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Amitabha Buddhist Center, Singapore April 1992.

Teachings on guru devotion given during an oral transmission of Pabongka Rinpoche's Calling the Guru from Afar.

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche summarizes the benefits of taking refuge

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1978

Renouncing the eight worldly dharmas brings real happiness and peace of mind

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tara Institute, Australia, June 3, 2006

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings at Tara Institute, Australia, June 3, 2006.

Chapters:
How the Kopan Courses Started •
The Qualities of the Bhumis •
Developing Guru Devotion •
Developing Lamrim Realizations •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in UK September 1975

 This book covers the purpose of meditation, bodhicitta, the importance of motivation, tonglen and the shortcomings of attachment, among other topics.

Chapters:
Freedom Through Understanding •
Editor's Preface (Nick Ribush) •
1. What is Meditation? (Lama Yeshe) •
2. An Introduction to the Path to Enlightenment (Lama Zopa Rinpoche) •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Excerpt from an edited compilation of Rinpoche's teachings on the subject of karma.

Tags: karma, nonvirtue
Chapters:
The Importance of Understanding Karma •
What Karma Is •
The Four Outlines •
The Four Suffering Results •
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in London, England 1975

Teachings on the purpose of meditation, bodhicitta, the importance of motivation, tong-len and the shortcomings of attachment, among other topics.

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