Category Archives: Lamrim (Path to Enlightenment)

Why We Need to Practice Dharma



Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings in June, 2008 at the White Eagle Conference Center in Crestone, Colorado. This podcast presents the first session in this four day teaching series. In this session Rinpoche explores why we suffer, how to find the I that causes us to suffer and why we need to practice the Dharma right now. Read along with the transcript on our website here- https://www.lamayeshe.com/article/mahamudra-teachings-and-medicine-buddha-teachings-audio-and-unedited-transcript


Hymns of Experience & Refined Gold Oral Transmission



From the lam-rim teachings Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave at Guadalajara Mexico in April, 2008. You can follow along with the transcript and listen to the entire series of teachings at lamayeshe.com/article/teachings-guadalajara-days-1-4-audio-and-unedited-transcript.

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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.

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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 https://www.lamayeshe.com/article/chapter/day-six-nature-samsara


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.

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The Best Attitude for Work



Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches on the best attitude to have during all the work we do. 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 lamayeshe.com/article/power-compassion.

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28th Kopan Meditation Course: Lecture 8



This lecture is from teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 28th Kopan Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery in November, 1995. Included in this teaching are oral transmissions of the Heart Sutra, the Thirty-five Buddhas Confession Prayer, and Pabongka Rinpoche’s Heart-Spoon. You can read along with the transcript here and explore the rest of the teachings given during the 28th Kopan Course here.

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28th Kopan Course: Lecture 1



These teachings were given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the 28th Kopan Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery, Nepal in December, 1995. This is the first talk on compassion and includes discussion of the mantra of Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion. You can read the transcript of this talk here.

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Teachings from Barcelona: Day 2 Part 1



This talk is from the beginning of the second day of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Barcelona, Spain from September 2-4, 2005 hosted by the FPMT’s Centro Nagarjuna. You can find unedited transcripts of this talk and for all the teachings from this series here.

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Teachings from Barcelona: Day 2 Part 2



These teachings were given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Barcelona, Spain on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of September 2005.  This talk is from the second day’s teaching. Hosted by the FPMT’s Centro Nagarjuna. This talk is from the second day of teachings. You can find unedited transcripts of all the teachings from this series here.

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