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October FPMT International Office e-News out Now!

Welcome to the October FPMT International Office e-news! In this month’s e-news you will find: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice on the REAL success in life Updates to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s schedule New practice available from FPMT Education Services How the ... Read full article

Ven Tsering Continues Writing out the Prajnaparamita Daily

Last year we shared a very moving interview with Ven. Tsering, a Kopan monk, who has devoted his life to writing out the Prajnaparamita Sutra in pure gold at Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s California residence. As Ven. Tsering is approaching his ... Read full article

‘The Moment You Are Born …’

“Lama Zopa: [The] moment you are born, wrinkles begin and you speed non-stop to death. Without hesitation, cut attachment and benefit others.” – From Ven. Roger Kunsang’s Twitter page, posted on September 19, 2014 Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant ... Read full article

Belated Obituary for Jacques Haesaert

  In September 2014 during the CPMT 2014 meeting, managing editor Laura Miller met with student Françoise Majeste who revealed that a close student of Lama Yeshe and a long-time student of Institut Vajra Yogini in France – Jacques Haesaert – had died over ... Read full article

Rinchen Tsugtor for Dead Ants

“A few days ago, when Rinpoche was going down to the teachings at the Great Stupa in Australia, an ant slipped under his shoe,” executive assistant to FPMT International Office’s CEO and FPMT Charitable Projects coordinator Ven. Holly Ansett shared with Mandala. “Rinpoche was very ... Read full article

2016 – September

2016 11 – 25 September – Light of the Path Retreat, Kadampa Center, USA

The Golden Light Sutra: ‘The Whole World Benefits’

From September 26- October 10, 2014, Lama Zopa Rinpoche conferred an extremely rare lung (oral transmission) of the 21-chapter version of the Golden Light Sutra at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Australia to 250 people as part of the month-long Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung ... Read full article

Annual Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Each year, a long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche is offered on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. This puja takes place at the close of the yearly Kopan lam-rim course, or at the end of a CPMT meeting. ... Read full article

Nov/Dec 2014

November 23 – Long Life Puja offered by Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore Teaching during the one month lam-rim course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal

‘I Blessed All the Light Offerings’

“On the way to Mongolia in August 2014, Rinpoche stayed in a Seattle Washington hotel overnight in the United States,” said Ven. Holly Ansett, executive assistant to FPMT International Office’s CEO and FPMT Charitable Projects coordinator. “The first thing Rinpoche does ... Read full article