Rinpoche asks students to abandon eating meat and become vegetarian. Rinpoche also discusses animal liberation and other ways to benefit animals, and explains our karmic connection with animals.
Lama zopa Rinpoche: Why Be a Vegetarian
Lama Yeshe: More Pleasure, Less Ignorance
A "must-read" for all Buddhists, this text presents a detailed discussion in support of vegetarianism and animal welfare. Now available as an ebook.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Compassion Brings Us Closer to Enlightenment
A public talk on how to bring peace and happiness to oneself and others.
Rinpoche responds to a question about FPMT promoting a policy of veganism.
Dr. Nicholas Ribush discusses the benefits of being vegan.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the special meaning and purpose of this human rebirth in this excerpt from the Seventh Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Offering Thanks to the Guru
Mantras that will free animals from the lower realms and plant the seeds of enlightenment in their mind streams
A talk at an Animal Liberation event at Shakyamuni Center, Taichung, Taiwan
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Three Ways to Benefit Animals
Saving the lives of others brings peace in this world and creates incredible merit