Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Hong Kong, 2010. Photo by Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on how to establish a daily Dharma practice. Rinpoche also offers advice to students about restarting their daily practice.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Hong Kong, 2010. Photo by Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice to students who are experiencing difficulties with their practice. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Hong Kong, 2010. Photo by Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on practices for the purification of past non-virtuous actions.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche blessing land in Washington state, USA, 2008. Photo by Holly Ansett.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
Drawing by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on the Mahayana practice of thought transformation, including how to transform problems and the practice of tong-len (taking and giving).

 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Hong Kong, 2010. Photo by Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on tantra, including  generation and completion stage, tsog offering and various deity practices. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Hong Kong, 2010. Photo by Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Extensive advice on Dharma practice and a selection of Rinpoche's quotations.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Hong Kong, 2010. Photo by Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Practice advice for new students who have written seeking Rinpoche's guidance. 

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama with Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on training the mind in lam-rim and having this as our main focus.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama with Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Hong Kong, 2010. Photo by Thubten Kunsang (Henri Lopez).
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on the preliminary practices in Tibetan Buddhism.

Holy objects at Lama Zopa Rinpoche's house in Aptos, California.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on various offering practices, including water bowls, incense, and music.  

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama with Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on karma, including how to avoid nonvirtue and how to purify negative karma previously created.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Center, Nepal, 1990. Photo: Merry Colony
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on meditation practice, including how to improve one's visualization, how to meditate on the path to enlightenment (lam-rim), mahamudra and chöd. 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Delhi, India, January 2009. Photo: Ven. Roger Kunsang.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to study and meditate on emptiness (shunyata). 

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