Geshe Tenzin Zopa Audio Archive

 

Introduction to Buddhism

-General teachings of Tibetian Buddhism

Part 1 and Part 2

Four Noble Truth

-Viewed as the first teachings of Buddha,profound and abstruse

37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

- based on teachings by Thogmed Zangpo (1245-1369),byfirst cultivating bodhicitta, practicing and maintaining it on the gradual path to enlightement.

Bodhicaryavatara Teachings

- 2010

- 2011

-a guide to 'The Bodhisattva's way of life' by Shantideva,dedicated to the development of bodhicitta through the practice of the six perfections.

Lojong-Part 1 (2007)

Lojong-part 2 (2008)

Lojong-part 3 (2009)

-Lojong or the Seven point Mind Training teachings involves refining and purifying one's motivation and attitudes.

Preliminary Practices

-setting the correct path for higher teachings, realization through meditation on the three principle path

Wheel of Sharp Weapons

-by Dharmarakshita, a teacher of Lama Atisha.Part of mind training or lojong, dealing with transforming negative attitudes into beneficial ones.

Meditation

-practice of mind training to realize one's potential to benefit oneself and others.

Lam Rim and Lam Rim Chen Mo

-stages to enlightement as taught by Lama Atisha 'A lamp for the Path to Enlightement'

-Lam Rim Chen Mo -The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightement by Lama Je Tsongkhapa,considered as the definitive teachings on the path to Enlightement by cultivating,contemplating and practicing the Dharma

Tenets

-to achieve enlightement in order to help all sentient beings attain this state,focusing on selflessness/emptiness.