All posts by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive

Chanting the Names of Manjushri

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this commentary and oral transmission of the Manjushri-nama-samgiti in New York in September 2007. You can find additional resources about the practice here.


Animal Blessing: Part One

This is a recording of an Animal Blessing given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kurukulla Center, Boston, MA in July 2007. You can find the second part of this recording here.


Introduction to Sanghata Sutra Oral Transmission

From the introductory teachings Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave during a Sanghata Sutra commentary and oral transmission given in Taiwan in 2007; listen to the entire teachings here.


What is Dharma

An excerpt from teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche before a Mitrugpa Initiation in Taiwan, 2007. Follow along with the unedited transcript and listen to more of this teaching here.


The Nature of Samsara

These teachings were given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India, December 26-31, 2006.  The selection begins with a question and answer between Rinpoche and students on the nature of the mind followed by a discourse by Rinpoche on the nature of samsara.  You can also read along with a lightly edited transcript of these teachings at

Service to the Guru and the FPMT

This talk was given during a Long Life Puja offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche in June 2006. Follow along with the unedited transcript here.


The Importance of Dharma Centers

This is a talk Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave at the opening of the new Vajrayana Institute in Sydney Australia in 2006, in which he talks extensively on the benefits of dharma centers.


The Qualities of the Bodhisattva Bhumis

This talk was given at Tara Institute, Australia in 2006. Listen to the rest of the series and follow along with the unedited transcript here.


Emptiness and Lama Atisha

A talk by Lama Zopa Rinpoche given during teachings entitled “Why We Need a Spiritual Path” at Tara Institute in Australia, 2006. Follow along with the unedited transcript and listen to the entire teaching here.


How to Maintain a Harmonious Workplace

A short teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on how we can maintain a harmonious workplace. Excerpted from teachings on the power of compassion given in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 14, 2006 and organized by Kasih Hospice. You can read the edited transcripts of this entire teaching at