Teachings

Lama Yeshe wearing a ceremonial crown of the five dhyani buddhas, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Christchurch, New Zealand

Archetypal images of enlightened beings symbolize wisdom and understanding, and give positive imprints to the mind.

Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Centre, Solu Khumbu, Nepal, 1970. Photo possibly by Terry Clifford.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

How to establish our motivation so each day is meaningful

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Tarzana, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Whenever we’re practicing Dharma in daily life, at that time we’re taking care of ourselves.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the 12th Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1979. Photo: Ina Van Delden.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

How to transform sleep into virtue by practicing the yoga of sleeping

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Seventh Kopan Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

We don't have to live in a hermitage to generate the realizations of the stages of the path to enlightenment

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery,Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the essence of spiritual practice in this teaching excerpted from the 33rd Kopan Meditation Course.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Chenrezig Institute, Eudlo, Australia, May 1975.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal

The importance of putting effort into Dharma practice during and after the Kopan meditation course. This teaching is an edited excerpt from the 33rd Kopan Course. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1984

How all our actions can become virtuous and we can accumulate merit

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Twelfth Kopan Meditation Course, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1979. Photo: Ina Van Delden.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

The meaning of Dharma and how to practice is explained by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

By Nicholas Ribush in Boston, MA USA 1994

Written for the newsletter of the Australia Tibet Council

Tags: Tibet
By Nicholas Ribush in Boston, MA USA 1995

Impressions of Tibet from a 1995 visit, which included pilgrimage to Mt. Kailash, Lake Mansarovar and other sacred sites.

Tags: Tibet
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Fourth Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973. Photo: Lynda Millspaugh.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Prayer for Peace by the Great Yogi Tang Tong Gyalpo

Tags: war, peace
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in meditation on Saka Dawa at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, May 25, 1975. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New Delhi, India, 1979

Identifying the cause of suffering and how to end it

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Mexico, January 2000. Photo by Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Soquel, CA October 2001

Advice about how to respond to news of war

Tags: war, killing
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
By His Holiness the Dalai Lama

A talk on how compassion and universal responsibility lead to a peaceful world

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