COVID-19 Crisis Resources

Over 90 Teachings on Thought Transformation from Lama Zopa Rinpoche!

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been giving recorded video teachings on thought transformation (lojong) from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. In this video series Rinpoche urges students to use these difficult times to deepen their Dharma practice. Each episode has a detailed synopsis to help us navigate the many strands of the topics.

Sunday Afternoon Teachings with Geshe Tenzin Zopa

Based on the text Mind Training: the Great Collection Geshe Zopa teaches on the Tibetan Buddhist practice of Lojong every Sunday. These teachings range from practical and specific advice for dealing with daily problems, philosophical discussions on emptiness, contemporary insights into thought transformation – all with Geshe-la’s characteristic warmth and enthusiasm.

Join the 24hr Prayer-athon Every Saturday!

The monks and nuns of the IMI have committed to reciting The Vajra Speech of Mahasiddha Thangtong Gyalpo: The Blessed Prayer Known as “Liberating Sakya from Disease” until the COVID-19 pandemic declines. Each Saturday, for 24 hours, western sangha from around the world lead prayers in a recitation relay. Everyone is welcome to join in by watching the weekly livestream on the Chenrezig Institute YouTube channel as well as on Zoom, and following along with their own copy of the text.

Practice Along with LTC Soundfiles and Screenshare

Practice along at a time to suit you with guided meditations and special prayers to overcome the deep karmic causes of the coronavirus. Practices from Lama Zopa Rinpoche and HH the Dalai Lama are illustrated with a screenshare to help with visualisation.

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