Lama Chopa PDF -The existence of the complete Buddhist path to enlightenment in our world depends solely upon those who have generated both the. During the practice of Lama Chopa, we invoke all the lamas of the graduated path lineage beginning with Shakyamuni Buddha himself. Speaking on the importance of Guru Puja, also known as Lama Chöpa, Lama Zopa Rinpoche recounted the words of the great enlightened.

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the Importance of Guru Puja (Lama Chöpa) – FPMT

Doing these practices in relation to our spiritual teachers or mentors with a motivation of deep compassion for all suffering beings is said to be the chipa, most effective way of progressing towards Enlightenment ourselves in order to benefit others. And there are many other ways you can help support the teachings.

Participants are invited to bring fresh fruit or healthy snacks as an offering. The Guhyasamaja Center is open for classes and events and sometimes silent meditation. During the practice of Lama Chopa, we invoke all the lamas of the graduated path lineage beginning with Shakyamuni Buddha himself, extending to our present direct teachers who have shown us the path.

Every second of this human life is more precious than skies of wish-granting jewels. Please visit our Contact page for additional details, including info on our Board Members and management. The existence of the complete Buddhist path to enlightenment in our world depends solely upon those cbopa have generated both the intellectual understanding of the teachings and the realizations of the path within their minds. If you’d like to contribute but are unable to make a financial donation, please don’t worry — no one will ever be turned away for financial reasons!


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Information regarding what you can expect when visiting the center, Dharma etiquette, the center’s sacred artwork, and more can be found on our Resources page. The Lama Chopa or “Guru Puja” is a chanted group prayer practice that incorporates all of the most essential teachings of the Buddha — everything required to achieve Enlightenment. And, then we visualize around us all of the countless unenlightened beings who are suffering.

We then develop great compassion for all beings’ suffering and engage in practices to liberate all suffering beings, leading them and ourselves to Enlightenment. It contains the essential additional prayers recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

We pay homage to them, make offerings, and request each of them to please bless our minds with the same realizations that they themselves have generated. We imagine what it would be like to be an Enlightened being or a Buddha, seated in a Buddhaverse in a sky filled with Enlightened teachers. You can also make a one-time donation online using the button below; repeat as often as you like!

New Lama Chopa eBook – FPMT

If we wish to experience realizations quickly, the practice of Lama Chopa is indispensable. To make a donation or discover other ways you can support the center, click on the green button above or visit our Practicing Generosity xhopa.


We humbly offer you the opportunity to practice generosity by helping to make the Buddha’s teachings available in our community. We are pleased to announce a new eBook edition of the Lama Chopa without the Jorcho practices.

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Lama Chopa (Guru Puja)

Those who have done this are the lineage lamas. Don’t forget to rejoice in your good deeds and dedicate the positive potential generated to the completion of something spiritually meaningful to you!

New Lama Chopa eBook.

There are also visiting hours by appointment only. Donations to The Guhyasamaja Center are tax-deductible! Suggested donations for both members and choap are listed below, but please — give what you’re comfortable with!

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