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Day 7 of CPMT 2014: Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The CPMT 2014 meeting came to a close on Friday, September 19, with a moving long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Meeting participants, volunteers from Atisha Centre and Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, monks from Thubten Shedrup Ling and other ... Read full article

Day 6 of CPMT 2014: Wisdom Culture

Day 6 of the CPMT 2014 meeting began with morning prayers beautifully led by Ven. Gyatso. After breakfast, Sarah Brooks led a morning motivation drawing from the Inner Job Description. At the end of the short reflection, she asked participants ... Read full article

Pujas for Choden Rinpoche’s Health

When Lama Zopa Rinpoche heard that his guru, Choden Rinpoche, was manifesting some health obstacles, Rinpoche immediately sponsored a number of pujas through the Puja Fund. One puja Rinpoche sponsored, dedicated to Choden Rinpoche’s long life, was the reading of the ... Read full article

Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

To close the CPMT 2014 meeting, a long life puja with the five dakinis was offered to FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Friday, September 19, in the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion. A video recording of the puja ... Read full article

Vajrapani Institute Continues No-Fees Kopan West Retreat

Vajrapani Institute in Boulder Creek, California continues its experiment with “no-fees” Kopan West lam-rim retreats, the next scheduled for November 21-30, 2014 and taught by FPMT-registered teacher Glen Svensson. Kopan West is a 10-day introductory lam-rim course modeled after the successful Kopan November retreats held ... Read full article

Day 5 CPMT 2014: Amitayus Long Life Initiation, Aging Care and the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

The morning of Day 5 of CPMT 2014, FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered an Amitayus long life initiation. Rinpoche gave a penetrating teaching on emptiness and the merely labeled ‘I’ before offering the initiation. The teaching can be ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaches on the Merely Labeled ‘I’

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave an exhilarating teaching on the merely labeled ‘I’ and emptiness during the preliminary teachings for the Amitayus long life initiation given during the CPMT 2014 meeting in Australia. A recording of the teaching is now available ... Read full article

Day 4 of CPMT 2014: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions, the Five Pillars of Service and Sangha

Day 4 of the CPMT 2014 meeting began with Lama Zopa Rinpoche leading the morning motivation in the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion. (A video recording of this is available on the CPMT Livestream page.) It was the perfect start ... Read full article

CPMT 2014 Day 3: Teachers, Good Local Governance and Picnic at Hanging Rock!

Day 3 of CPMT 2014 began, as each day does, with morning prayers before breakfast. Then, promptly at 8:45 a.m., the meeting part of the day started. First up, Helen Patrin, FPMT Australia coordinator, shared her experiences using the Inner Job ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Gives Morning Motivation at Day 4 of the CPMT 2014 Meeting, Video Webcast Updates

The video of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s morning motivation for Day 4 of CPMT 2014 meeting, September 16, is now available to watch online. Rinpoche has been attending many of the session of the CPMT 2014 meeting currently taking place at the Great ... Read full article