Podcasts

We currently offer one podcast series: Lama Zopa Rinpoche Full-Length Teachings Podcast, which features recent teachings by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. This podcast is available in English and Italian.

We are making this podcast series available only through a podcast app, such as Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Overcast, and most other major podcast apps. Search for the show title “Lama Zopa Rinpoche full length teachings” to find the show in your podcast app. For the Italian version of this podcast, search for “Lama Zopa Rinpoce insegnamenti completi.” If you have questions on how to listen to podcasts through an app, a search of the internet offers many resources to help you.

For those using an RSS reader app, the RSS feed link is feed:https://feeds.captivate.fm/lama-zopa-rinpoche-full-length/

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Full Length Teachings Podcast

Each episode of the Full-Length Teachings podcast corresponds to a new teaching in the ongoing video series of Rinpoche’s thought transformation teachings.

About the Thought Transformation Series

sample podcast episode image with text and Rinpoche's smiling face

Podcast episode

While staying at Kopan Monastery during the COVID-19 lockdown, Lama Zopa Rinpoche is recording video teachings on thought transformation (lojong). In these teachings, Rinpoche urges us to use these difficult times to develop our Dharma practice.

While offering advice, oral transmissions, and instruction on practice, Rinpoche emphasizes the opportunities available to us to transform our minds using the Buddha’s teachings. By looking at the pandemic with Dharma in our minds, our daily practice of bodhicitta and wisdom can be quickly developed so that we can be most beneficial. 

You can read an in-depth summary of Rinpoche’s thought transformation teachings given in 2020 in the Mandala 2021 article “The Time to Practice Is Now.”

Coming Soon: Lama Zopa Rinpoche Essential Extracts Podcast

We have plans to launch a second podcast soon. The episodes in this podcast will be extracts from longer teachings of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, capturing the essence of what Rinpoche taught.

These extracts, which range from five minutes to over an hour, are already available as videos on our website. In our podcast we will focus on edited extracts between fifteen and thirty minutes. These teachings will cover many lamrim topics. The lamrim is a textual tradition that organizes Shakyamuni Buddha’s teachings into a complete step-by-step path to enlightenment. For more on lamrim and resources to support your lamrim practice, please see our lamrim page.

 

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