Teachings

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico, 2008

Days 1-4 of an eight-day series of lam-rim teachings in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2008.

Chapters:
Day 1: The Cause of Suffering Part 1 •
Day 1: The Cause of Suffering Part 2 •
Day 1: Hymns of Experience / Refined Gold Oral Transmission •
Day 2: Nature of Samsara •
Day 2: Nature of Samsara Part 2 •
Day 2: Nature of Samsara Part 3 •
Day 3: Nature of Attachment •
Day 3: How Things Come From the Mind, Part 1 •
Day 3: How Things Come From the Mind, Part 2 •
Day 3: How the I Exists •
Day 3: Wrong Views of the I •
Day 3: Dedications •
Day 4: Qualities of the Gurus •
Day 4: Manifestations of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas •
Day 4: Emptiness of problems •
Day 4: Merely Labeled I •
Day 4: Dedications •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico, April 2008

A public talk on lam-rim by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2008.

Chapters:
Public Talk: Lam-rim Part 1 •
Public Talk: Lam-rim Part 2 •
By Nicholas Ribush

Study as the Basis of Meditation

By Nicholas Ribush in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 2002

In this talk, Dr. Nicholas Ribush discusses how to develop compassion, which is at the heart of the Buddhist path.

By Pabongka Rinpoche

A Teaching With Special Emphasis on The Methods of an Experiential Instruction

Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, 2000. Photo: Brian Halterman.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Vajrayana Institute, Sydney 2006

These teachings include a talk about the benefits of the Dharma  center

Chapters:
Thursday June 8th: Center Opening Talk •
Friday June 9th: Teachings Part A •
Friday June 9th: Teachings Part B •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part A •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part B •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part C •
Saturday June 10th: Teachings Part D •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal April 1974

Establishing the value of meditating on death and impermanence as motivation for practice and preparation for death.

Khunu Lama Rinpoche.
By Khunu Lama Rinpoche in Boudhanath, Nepal, 1975

A commentary on Atisha's text, given to Western monks and nuns in Boudhanath, Nepal, in 1975. The teaching is translated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and edited by Nicholas Ribush.

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Los Angeles, CA 2000

Commentary on two core lam-rim texts by Atisha and Lama Tsongkhapa.

Chapters:
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Foreword •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Prologue •
Chapter One: General Introduction •
Chapter Two: Features of the Lam-Rim Teachings •
Chapter Three: Relying on a Spiritual Teacher •
Chapter Four: Becoming inspired to practice Dharma •
Chapter Five: Refuge, Karma and Precepts •
Chapter Six: Seeking freedom from cyclic existence •
Chapter Seven: Cultivating the altruistic intention of Bodhicitta •
Chapter Eight: The ceremony for generating Bodhicitta •
Chapter Nine: Bodhisattva outlook and action •
Chapter Ten: The Perfection of Wisdom •
Appendix 1: A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment •
Appendix 2: Lines of Experience •
Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: Notes •
By Lama Tsongkhapa

This concise prayer by Lama Tsongkhapa teaches the entire graduated path to enlightenment.

By Lama Tsongkhapa

The Abbreviated Points of the Graded Path to Enlightenment

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in New York, NY 1990

An unedited transcript and recording of Chapter Two of  "How Things Exist."

By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1973

A core lam-rim text written by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for use during the Kopan Meditation courses. Edited by Nicholas Ribush.

Chapters:
WFGS: Preface •
WFGS: Introduction •
Meditation One: Perfect Human Rebirth, Impermanence and Death •
Meditation Two: The Three Lower Realms, Refuge and Karma •
Meditation Three: The Sufferings of Samsara •
Meditation Four: The Mahayana Equilibrium Meditation •
Meditation Five: The Seven Techniques of Mahayana Cause and Effect (Part I) •
Meditation Six: The Seven Techniques of Mahayana Cause and Effect (Part II) •
Meditation Seven: The Seven Techniques of Mahayana Cause and Effect (Part III), the Bodhisattva's Actions •
Meditation Eight: The Perfection of Concentration •
WFGS: Dedication •
WFGS: Translations •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in meditation on Saka Dawa at Chenrezig Institute, Australia, May 25, 1975. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal November 1984

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 17th Kopan Course

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 17 Index Page •
Section One: Lecture 1-5 •
Section Two: Lectures 6-10 •
Section Three: Lecture 11, Refuge and Nyung-nä •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Sixth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo by Ursula Bernis.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 6th Kopan Course

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 6 Index Page •
Our Beginningless Mind •
Lineage of the Mahayana Teachings •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part A) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part B) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part C) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (Part D) •
Meditation One: Part II: Impermanence & Death •
Evolution •
Refuge (Part A) •
Refuge (Part B) and Karma •
Appendix One: The Mahayana Ordination Ceremony •

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