Teachings

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

Guru Shakyamuni Buddha. Painted by Jane Seidlitz.
By The Buddha

This sutra belongs to the class of texts called the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. It is a presentation of profound wisdom on the nature of emptiness. 

Guru Shakyamuni Buddha. Painted by Jane Seidlitz.
By The Buddha

This sutra invokes the buddhas of the ten directions. Translated from Tibetan by Ven. Tsenla.

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By The Buddha

Teachings on the causes and effects of various actions

Guru Shakyamuni Buddha. Painted by Jane Seidlitz.
By The Buddha

The Diamond Cutter Sutra is a discourse on the Buddhist concept of emptiness or “Wisdom Gone Beyond.”

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By The Buddha

The Arya Sanghata Sutra is a teaching given by Buddha Shakyamuni on Vulture's Peak in Rajagriha, India. Like all Mahayana sutras, this discourse was memorized by the Buddha's disciples and later written down in Sanskrit.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche. From the collection of Francesco Prevosti.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Pomaia, Italy, 2000

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the benefits of studying the teachings of the Buddha in this talk given at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice on various mantras and sutras recommended by Rinpoche.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Namgyalma Protection •
  • Benefits of Chenrezig Mantra •
  • White Tara Mantras •
  • Two Million Manis •
  • Blessing Sound Offerings •
  • A New Mantra and its Benefits •
  • Mantras for Success •
  • The Benefits of Chenrezig Mantra •
  • The Great Increasing Jewel, Fathomless Celestial Mansion, Extremely Well Abiding, Secret Holy Mantra •
  • Tara Mantra for Success and Dispelling Obstacles •
  • Mantras for Forgetfulness •
  • Benefits of Namgyalma Mantra •
  • Mantra: Exalted One Extremely Pacifying All Hatred •
  • Buddha’s Name Mantra – Protecting from the Three Lower Realms •
  • The Mantra Called Sublime One Extremely Pacifying All Hatred, Completely •
  • White Umbrella Mantra and Deity •
  • Benefits of OM MANI PADME HUM •
  • Two Essential Daily Practices •
  • The Benefits of Reciting OM MANI PADME HUM •
  • Recite Amitabha’s Name Every Day •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Benefits of Reciting the Arya Sanghata Sutra •
  • Handwritten Sanghata Sutra •
  • Benefits of Reciting the Sanghata Sutra •
  • Arya Sanghata Sutra and Mantras for Success •
  • Arya Sanghata Sutra and Lamrim •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Benefits of the Sutra of Golden Light •
  • Doubting the Benefits of the Sutra of Golden Light •
  • Golden Light Sutra Recitation for World Peace •
  • The Benefits of the Sutra of Golden Light •
  • Recitation of the Golden Light Sutra •
  • Missing Son •
  • Sutra Recitations for World Peace •
  • Golden Light Sutra Recitation for All Beings •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • Benefits of Reciting the Diamond Cutter Sutra •
  • The Diamond Sutra •
  • Sutra Recitation for Sick Nuns •
  • Diamond Cutter Sutra in Retreat •
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • The Virtuous Friend •
  • Benefits of the Sutras •
  • Reading Sutras •
  • Thanks for Reading the Long Life Sutra •
  • Positive Imprints to Realize Emptiness Quickly •

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