Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche doing puja during the Fourth Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1973. Photo: Christine Lopez.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the importance of giving up the eight worldly concerns, also known as the eight worldly dharmas, in this teaching excerpted from the Fourth Kopan Meditation Course held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in 1973.

Lama Yeshe teaching at University of California’s Oakes College on the Santa Cruz campus, 1978. Photo by Jon Landaw.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Nagarjuna Institute, Ibiza, 1978

Explaining how by overcoming attachment to ordinary pleasure, we open the way to the joy of inner liberation.

Lama Yeshe, Yucca Valley, California, 1977. Photo: Carol Royce-Wilder.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Vaddo, Sweden

A commentary on the three principal aspects of the path to enlightenment, with teachings and meditations on the nature of the mind.

Chapters:
Light of Dharma: Introduction and Chapter One •
Light of Dharma: Chapter Two •
Light of Dharma: Chapter Three •
Light of Dharma: Chapter Four •