Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice for people who are contemplating suicide. Rinpoche explains how to use depression on the path to enlightenment, by changing our focus from self to others.

  • Suicidal Thoughts, Depression, PTSD and Self-harm •
  • Tired and Thinking About Death •
  • Thoughts of Suicide •
  • Wanting to Commit Suicide •
  • Contemplating Suicide •
  • Think About the Continuation of Life •
  • Thoughts of Death •
  • Numberless Buddhas and Bodhisattvas Cherish Us •
  • You Are a Beautiful Human Being •
  • Helping People With Suicidal Thoughts •
  • Depression and Suicidal Thoughts •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to transform depression and use it on the path to enlightenment.

  • Advice on Transforming Depression •
  • So Much to Rejoice In •
  • Depressed and Unsure Where to Live •
  • Daughter with Depression •
  • Practices for Depression •
  • Depressed Student •
  • Practice Tong-len for Depression •
  • Practices for Daughter's Depression •
  • Balloon Mantras for Daughter's Depression •
  • Stopping Depression •
  • Dealing with Depression •
  • Long-Term Depression •
  • Depression in the Family •
  • Battling with Depression •
  • Severe Depression •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Depression •
  • How to Overcome Depression •
  • Remedy for Depression •
  • Severe Depression and Anxiety •
  • The Best Way to Eliminate Depression •
  • Numberless Buddhas Cherish You Most •
  • Transforming Depression •
  • Advice and Practices for Depression and Long Life •
  • Transforming Anxiety and Depression •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to eliminate anger by practicing patience and thus contributing to world peace. 

  • Angry With Organization •
  • Harsh Words •
  • Eliminating Anger •
  • Contribution to World Peace •
  • Practicing Patience •
  • Dealing with Anger •
  • Fed Up With Anger •
  • More Talks on This Topic: Anger •
  • The Importance of Practicing Patience •
  • Everything Comes From Your Mind •
  • Patience Brings Success and Happiness •
  • The Perfection of Patience •
  • Patience is the Most Important Practice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on how to transform depression and other negative emotions including anger, attachment, jealousy and pride.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Attachment and Ordination •
  • Disadvantages of Attachment •
  • The Pain of Attachment •
  • Attachment to a Good Reputation •
  • Sexual Pleasure is For a Short Time •
  • Simplifying Life •
  • How to Avoid Being Driven by One’s Desires •
  • How to Stop Attachment •
  • The Buddhas and Bodhisattvas Cherish You •
  • The Suffering of Samsara Becomes Endless •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Practices for Depression •
  • Problems Come From Karma and Delusions •
  • The Mind is Pure by Nature •
  • Purification Practice for Depression •
  • Puja and Recitations for Depression •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Use Your Depression to Destroy the Ego •
  • Long-term Depression •
  • Ways to Think about Depression •
  • Using Depression on the Path •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Criticism of Mother •
  • Transforming Criticism •
  • Advice When Criticized •
  • Public Criticism •
  • Dealing with Criticism •
  • Bruised Ego •
  • Handling Criticism •
  • More Talks on this Topic: Handling Criticism •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Worried About an Exam •
  • Don’t Be Afraid •
  • No Need to Worry •
  • Lack of Trust •
  • Fear and Paranoia •
  • Overcome with Fear of Death •
  • Dealing with Fear •
  • Fear of Flying •
  • Fear of Snakes •
  • Obsession and Fear of Work •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Feeling Pride When Helping Others •
  • Overwhelmed by Pride •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Low Self-Esteem, Depressed and Tired •
  • Failing Exams •
  • Dealing with Loneliness •
  • Jealousy •
  • Become a Servant For All Sentient Beings •
  • Low Self-Esteem •