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Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the Meaning of Rest

On May 20, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page this very brief teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Rinpoche was asked “what does rest mean to you?” Rinpoche replied ” abiding in virtue!” Video recordings from Rinpoche’s recent teaching ...

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‘Geshema Kelsang Wangmo: On Becoming The First Geshema’ [Video]

In early May, The Yogini Project released “Geshema Kelsang Wangmo: On Becoming The First Geshema,” a video interview with Geshe Kelsang Wangmo. In the short interview, Geshe Wangmo – whose early contact with FPMT center Tushita Meditation Centre in Dharamsala, ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Recommends Earthquake Protection Image

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has requested that this Thang Thong Gyalpo protection be made available to all students living in areas threatened by earthquakes. Rinpoche recently added text to the image, which he is recommending to students in Taiwan, California, New ...

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May Edition of the FPMT International Office e-News Out Now

We hope you enjoy the May FPMT International Office e-News. This month you will find: New Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche about Earthquakes, How to prepare for this year’s Light of the Path Retreat with Rinpoche, New Materials from FPMT ...

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Compassion and Humility Are So Important

Tenzin Ösel Hita occasionally shares his insights and experiences on Facebook. Here Ösel discusses why compassion and humility are so important to put into practice: People tend to judge others, especially when they don’t know much about them. We tend ...

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‘The Real Holiday’

On May 16 , Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page this brief teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: “Lama Zopa; the real holiday is keeping the mind free of the eight worldly dharmas.” Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s ...

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Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Palden Passes Away

By Ven. Jampa Khedrub Sera Je Khensur Rinpoche Acharya Geshe Lobsang Palden manifested passing beyond his coarse body on the evening of May 1, 2016, in Taipei, Taiwan, and subsequently remained in the clear light meditation ( thuk-dam ) until ...

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Rebuilding Efforts Continue at Lawudo Retreat Centre

The Lawudo Retreat Centre, situated high in the Himalayan mountains of eastern Nepal, holds particular significance for FPMT. Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the reincarnation of the Lawudo Lama, Lama Kunzang Yeshe, who lived and practiced in Lawudo until his passing ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the Recognition of Lama Lhundrup’s Reincarnation

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent the following message upon the announcement that His Holiness the Dalai Lama officially recognized the three-year-old Tenzin Rigsel as the reincarnation of the beloved former abbot of Kopan Monastery Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel. My dear ...

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Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup’s Reincarnation Officially Recognized

On May 3, 2016, His Holiness the Dalai Lama officially recognized the three-year-old Tenzin Rigsel as the reincarnation of the beloved abbot of Kopan Monastery Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel, who died in early September 2011. Lama Zopa Rinpoche said ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaching on Emptiness [Video]

During the Medicine Buddha retreat at Rinchen Jangsem Ling in Malaysia in April, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave an exceptional teaching on emptiness over two sessions on April 14, which can be watched online with all of Rinpoche’s other teachings in ...

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Practices for Saka Dawa

Saka Dawa is one of the four great holy days of the Tibetan calendar, commemorating Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and passing into parinirvana. Any actions done during Saka Dawa, both auspicious and harmful, are multiplied in their power. Karmic results ...

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