Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia

A teaching on buddha nature and the emptiness of the mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Meditation on Emptiness and Tong-len

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lawudo Retreat Center, Nepal, 1990. Photo: Merry Colony.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Florence, Italy 1990

After a short discourse on emptiness, Rinpoche teaches tong-len, or taking and giving—the meditation practice of generating bodhicitta by taking on the suffering of others and giving them happiness

Chapters:
Actualizing the Wisdom Realizing Emptiness •
Taking the Suffering of Others •
Giving Your Body to Others •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How to Make Waterbowl Offerings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala , India

Extensive advice on how to make waterbowl offerings, starting with the correct motivation.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Ceasing Shugden •
  • Dorje Shugden •
  • Protector Practice •
  • Dorje Shugden Practice •
  • Action Against Lamas •
  • Forsaking a Guru •
  • More Talks on This Topic: Dorje Shugden •
  • Dolgyal Practice •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Serving the Guru through Dharma Study

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Singapore, 2010. Photo: Ven. Thubten Kunsang.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

A speech by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the opening of a new building for Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Meditations to Generate Realizations •
  • Practice Advice for a University Student •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Next Steps for a New Student •
  • Practice Advice and Where to Study •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Study Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Making Life Beneficial •
  • Nature  •
  • Living a Good Life •
  • The Special Qualities of Buddhism •
  • Dedication of Merit •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice for Benefactors •
  • Making Life Meaningful •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Request for Practices •
  • Lama Chöpa and Manjushri Prayer •
  • Tradition in Past Life •
  • Dharma Practice is Most Important •
  • Letter to a Pen Pal •
  • Dharma is Needed for the Happiness of Sentient Beings •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Advice for a Couple •
  • Motivation for Dharma Practice •
  • Guidelines for Practice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Clairvoyance and Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • The Importance of Learning •
  • Contemplate the Lam-rim •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Giving Practices •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Practice Advice •
  • Advice for a Long-term Student •
  • Solar Eclipse •
  • Speaking in Tongues •
  • Dharma is Most Important •
  • Just Start the Practice •
  • Please Continue to Practice Dharma •
  • The Real Meaning of Life •
  • An Introduction to Buddhism •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy, 1983

Lama Yeshe: Nourishing Our Loving Kindness Wisdom Energy

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Bendigo, Australia, Sep-Oct 2014.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

A teaching on guru devotion given during an oral transmission of Calling the Guru from Afar, a prayer composed by Pabongka Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Creating the Causes of Happiness

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Sera Je Monastery, India, December 2013.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Brisbane, Australia

A short teaching on Lama Chöpa (Guru Puja), an essential guru yoga practice

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Thanks for Liberating Animals •
  • Thanks for Animal Liberation •
  • Benefits of Liberating Animals •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, Lake Arrowhead, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Adelaide, Australia 1991

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Happiness Depends on Transforming the Mind

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