Teachings

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 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 •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 9th Kopan Course

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 9 Index Page •
Section One: Dharma •
Section Two: Our Teachers •
Section Three: Perfect Human Rebirth •
Section Four: Eight Worldly Dharmas •
Section Five: Impermanence and Death •
Section Six: Death •
Section Seven: Suffering •
Section Eight: Delusions •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in Adelaide, Australia, 1983. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal November 1983

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 16th Kopan Course

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 16 Index Page •
Section One: Lectures 1-6 •
Section Two: Lectures 7-10 •
Section Three: Lectures 11-15 •
Section Four: Lectures 16-21 •
Section Five: Lectures 22-28 •
Section Six: Lectures 29-34 •
Section Seven: Lectures 35-42 •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Lama Thubten Yeshe in Kathmandu, Nepal November 1981

A transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 14th Kopan Course. Includes a short talk and question and answer session with Lama Yeshe.

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 14 Index Page •
Section One: Lectures 1-5 •
Section Two: Lectures 6-9 •
Section Three: Lectures 10-13 •
Section Four: Lectures 14-17 •
Section Five: Lectures 18-22 •
Section Six: Lectures 23-27 •
Section Seven: Lectures 28-34 •
Section Eight: Lama Yeshe Lecture and Q&A •
Section Nine: Lectures 35-36 •
Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, New Zealand, June 1975.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal November 1979

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 12th Kopan Meditation Course.

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 12 Index Page •
Section One: Lectures 1-8 •
Section Two: Lectures 9-14 •
Section Three: Lectures 15-20 •
Section Four: Lectures 21-26 •
Section Five: Lectures 27-33 •
Section Six: Lectures 34-39 •
Section Seven: Lectures 40-44 •
Section Eight: Lectures 45-47 •
Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche with students at the Seventh Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 7th Kopan Course

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 7 Index Page •
Beginningless Mind •
The Lineage of the Mahayana Teachings •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth •
Meditation One: Part I and Part II •
Meditation One: Part II: Impermanence and Death (continued) •
Meditation One: Part II: Impermanence and Death (conclusion) •
Meditation Two: Part II: Refuge •
Refuge (continued) •
Refuge (conclusion) •
Karma and Samsara •
Group portrait at the Fifth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal,  Nov-Dec 1973.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Fifth Kopan Course in 1973.

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 5 Index Page •
Mind is Beginningless •
Meditation One: Part I: Our Perfect Human Rebirth •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (continued) •
Meditation One: Part I: Perfect Human Rebirth (conclusion) •
Meditation One: Part II: Death and Impermanence •
The Enlightened One's Understanding of Evolution •
Lower Realms (con't) and Refuge •
Refuge (cont'd) •
Refuge (conclusion) and Karma •
The Four Noble Truths •
The Four Noble Truths (continued) •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1972-1973

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 3rd and 4th Kopan Courses

Chapters:
Kopan Course Nos 3 & 4 Index Page •
The Mind is Beginningless •
Meditations •
Meditation One: Part I: The Perfect Human Rebirth •
Meditation One: Part II: Impermanence and Death •
Meditation One (conclusion) and Meditation Two (Parts I and II) •
Meditation Two: Part II (conclusion) and Part III •
Meditation Two: Part III (conclusion) and Meditation Three •
Meditation Three (conclusion), Meditation Four, Meditation Five (partial) •
Appendix One: The Eight Mahayana Precepts •
Appendix Two: Lama Yeshe on Ordination •
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal 1995

A transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 28th Kopan Course, along with audio recordings of Lectures 1-3 and 6-9.  

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 28 Index Page •
Lecture One: Compassion •
Lecture Two: The Tantric Path •
Lecture Three: The Compassion Buddha's Mantra •
Lecture Four: Dedication •
Lecture Five: Buddha Potential •
Lecture Six: Dharma in Daily Life •
Lecture Seven: Karma •
Lecture Eight: Oral Transmission •
Lecture Nine: The Nature of the Mind •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Lake Arrowhead, California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal 1982

Transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 15th Kopan Course.

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 15 Index Page •
Section One: 18-20 November •
Section Two: 21-22 November •
Section Three: 23-24 November •
Section Four: 25-26 November •
Section Five: 28 November - 1 December •
Section Six: 2-4 December •
Section Seven: 5-7 December •
Section Eight: 8-11 December •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Manjushri London (currently Jamyang Buddhist Centre), 1983. Photo: Robin Bath.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India September 1984

Teachings on a range of lam-rim topics, including renunciation, perfect human rebirth, tantra, Mahayana thought transformation and bodhicitta

Chapters:
Chapter 1: Generating Bodhicitta •
Chapter 2: Renouncing Samsara •
Chapter 3: The Eight Freedoms •
Chapter 4: The Ten Richnesses •
Chapter 5: The Perfect Human Body •
Chapter 6: Why We Need to Practice Tantra •
Chapter 7: Mahayana Thought Transformation •
Chapter 8: Living With Bodhicitta •
Appendix: The Everflowing Nectar of Bodhicitta •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche after the first US course in California, 1975. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kathmandu, Nepal November 1978

A transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 11th Kopan Course,

Chapters:
Kopan Course No. 11 Index Page •
Section One •
Section Two •
Section Three •
Section Four •
Section Five •
Section Six •
Section Seven •
Section Eight •

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