Ven. Roger Kunsang driving Rinpoche to the teaching hall in one of the “bodhichitta buses” at Light of the Path, Black Mountain, North Carolina, US, August 2017. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.

The month-long 2017 Light of the Path retreat in North Carolina, US, concluded on September 17. Recorded video and audio of the teachings in English as well as in translation to Chinese, French, Italian, and Spanish are all available from, where you can also find the unedited English transcript of Rinpoche’s teachings.

Photos from Rinpoche’s visit to North Carolina have been posted in a new photo album.

From Light of the Path, Rinpoche traveled to Vienna, Austria, where he will be teaching September 29-October 1 at Panchen Losang Chogyen Gelugzentrum.

Then, on October 4, Rinpoche begins the month-long 100 Million Mani Retreat at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa in Italy.

Details on live streaming these events will be announced soon.

Links to resources in this post

Light of the Path 2017 video, audio, and transcript:

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in North Carolina photo album:

Information on the 100 Million Mani Retreat at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa in Italy:

Live streaming video of Lama Zopa Rinpoche teachings:

Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), a Tibetan Buddhist organization dedicated to the transmission of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values worldwide through teaching, meditation and community service.