Practicing the path that leads to ultimate happiness is not always easy. In fact, it is most often extremely difficult. It is even said that those who practice most sincerely experience the greatest hardships. In this DVD, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains clearly how to identify true suffering, what is true happiness, and encourages us to embrace the opportunity to bear hardships for the Dharma. After this teaching, don't be surprised to find yourself wishing for suffering!These teachings were given during a month-long retreat at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa in Italy, where students were practicing under Rinpoche's guidance for up to 20 hours a day! Viewers should be prepared that also on this DVD are a variety of prayers and practices that were performed during the course of the session. This is a two-DVD set.Note: Most DVD players sold in the last year will play both NTSC and PAL standards. The players that will definitely not play our NTSC DVDs are name brand machines (Panasonic, Sony etc ) that are older than 2 years. However all FPMT Education Department DVDs will play on any PC using SP updated Win XP or 2000, as well as on Mac using OS9 or beyond.For more information on DVD compatibility please click here.