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Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Kopan course, Nepal, Novermber 2013. Photo by Ven. Thubten Kunsang.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at Kopan course, Nepal, November 2013. Photo by Ven. Thubten Kunsang.

“Lama Zopa: We need to destroy our ignorance that grasps at true existence. Thru reasoning, understand the extensive kindness of living beings.”

– From Ven. Roger Kunsang’s Twitter page, posted on November 28, 2013

Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO of FPMT Inc., shares Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s recent pith sayings on Ven. Roger’s Twitter page. (You can also read them on Ven. Roger’s Facebook page.)

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche being led by the Kopan gegu as Rinpoche is greeted by Kopan monks, Nepal, November 22, 2013. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche being led by the Kopan disciplinarian as Rinpoche is greeted by Kopan monks, Nepal, November 22, 2013. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang.

Rinpoche arrived at Kopan Monastery in Nepal on November 22. Rinpoche visited the Kopan nunnery, Kachoe Ghakyil Ling, first. The nuns greeted Rinpoche, who went into the gompa at the nunnery to make prostrations. Then he went up Kopan hill, where he was greeted by a long line of monks and more than 200 Westerners, who are currently attending the Kopan November course.

The young monks are the first to greet Rinpoche upon his return to Kopan Monastery, Nepal, November 22, 2013. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang.

The young monks are among the first to greet Rinpoche upon his return to Kopan Monastery, Nepal, November 22, 2013. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang.

“Without wasting a minute, [Rinpoche] walked straight into the gompa and started to give a talk to the November course people,” said Ven. Roger, Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO of FPMT.

Rinpoche talks to participants of the November course at Kopan Monastery, November 22, 2013.

Rinpoche talks to participants of the November course at Kopan Monastery, November 22, 2013. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an organization dedicated to preserving Mahayana Buddhism through offering the Buddha’s authentic teachings and to facilitating reflection, meditation, practice and the opportunity to actualize and directly experience the Buddha’s teachings. Sign up to receive news and updates.

 

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