Bodhisattva Attitude

Transforming Your Life Into Gold Bodhisattva Attitude is a commentary to verses compiled by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to be used each morning as a daily practice after generating a bodhicitta motivation. It contains a wealth of precious and inspiring advice on how to dedicate your life to others by cultivating the bodhisattva’s attitude. Edited by Venerable Sarah Thresher with Megan Evart. Since weContinue reading “Bodhisattva Attitude”

Four Wrong Concepts

A Blessing from His Holiness Four Wrong Concepts is a teaching on four mistaken ways of viewing ourselves and the world that have kept us trapped and suffering in cyclic existence from beginningless time. The main wrong concept is ignorance—the self-grasping of the person and of the aggregates—which is the originator of the others. Four Wrong Concepts is a special motivation used by LamaContinue reading “Four Wrong Concepts”

Everything Depends on Your Attitude

Our Lives Have Been Most Fortunate In this introductory talk to the Light of the Path retreat in 2009, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains why everything — good and bad — depends on our mental attitude and why having a good heart wishing to benefit all living beings is so essential. The teaching is interwoven with stories from Rinpoche’s own early life. EditedContinue reading “Everything Depends on Your Attitude”

Making the Most of Your Life

We Are Very Fortunate This multimedia title presents Chapter 3 from Freedom Through Understanding, edited by Nicholas Ribush and based on teachings given in 1975 by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Royal Holloway College in England. Multimedia presentation created by Megan Evart. This weekend we are very fortunate in that we have the opportunity to cultivateContinue reading “Making the Most of Your Life”

The Merely Imputed I

How to cut the cause of suffering? Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings at the 33rd Kopan Course held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in 2000. This teaching is an excerpt from Lecture Six of the course, lightly edited by Gordon McDougall. Multimedia presentation created by Megan Evart. The I exists because there are aggregates. The base is the aggregatesContinue reading “The Merely Imputed I”

Freedom – Courage – Realization

Lama’s Introduction At Institut Vajra Yogini, during an FPMT-sponsored teaching tour of Europe in 1982, His Holiness the Dalai Lama manifested ill health and asked Lama Yeshe to fill in for him for the first day’s teachings. The following teachings, edited by Nicholas Ribush, ensued. Multimedia presentation created by Megan Evart. Today, I’m unfortunate. And today, you’reContinue reading “Freedom – Courage – Realization”