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Rebuilding Kopan Monastery and Nunnery After the 2015 Earthquake

At the end of last year we reported on the extensive rebuilding needed at Kopan Monastery and Nunnery following the devastating April 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Kopan Monastery is FPMT’s most precious destinations as the very first FPMT teachings happend ...

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News from the Light on the Path Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche

More than 300 people are attending the 2016 Light of the Path retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, currently taking place in North Carolina, US, now in its second week. In addition, many more people are watching Rinpoche teach live in ...

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Invitation to Read the August FPMT International Office e-News

The August FPMT International Office e-News is out now! This month you’ll find: Links so you can listen to Rinpoche’s teachings during the Light of the Path Retreat, What is a holiday from Rinpoche’s point of view, Rejoice in Offerings ...

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One Million Prostrations and Counting at Amitabha Buddhist Centre

“We are rejoicing for the one million prostrations recently completed by a group of students at Amitabha Buddhist Centre!” anncounced Ven. Tenzin Tsultrim, student and staff person at Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) in Singapore. “Here is a message that organizers ...

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Collection of Sutras and Dharanis Available to FPMT Students

FPMT Education Services would like to invite you to take advantage of the sutras and dharanis available to you for free download on FPMT.org. Sutras are records of teachings given by the historical Buddha. The Buddha’s discourses were memorized by ...

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Now Available! Live Video of Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaching with Interpretation at Light of the Path

The Light of the Path retreat is underway. Live video of Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in English with interpretation into French, Spanish and Italian is now available! Live Mandarin interpretation is available in audio only. A second, backup, Livestream.com video ...

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Recite the Sutra of Golden Light for World Peace

“Anybody who wants peace in the world should read the Golden Light Sutra (Ser.ö dam.päi do wang.gyi gyälpo,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised in 2007. “This is a very important practice to stop violence and wars in the world. The Golden ...

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Grant Offered to Prayer Wheel Restoration and Water Park Construction Namche Bazaar, Nepal

The Holy Objects Fund recently offered a US$50,000 grant to the Mani Chungyur, Stupa and Water Park, a project being built in Namche Bazaar, Nepal, located in the Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone (SNPBZ). The grant will be used ...

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Never Disturb Others’ Happy Minds

On July 31, Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO of FPMT, Inc., shared on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Twitter page this very brief teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Rinpoche quoting Shantideva; Whatever happens I should never disturb others ...

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FDCW Brings Universal Education to the World

The new issue of Mandala features the Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom (FDCW), the UK-based FPMT international project that oversees the development and dissemination of Universal Education for Compassion and Wisdom (UECW) programs, such as the 16 Guidelines for ...

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Everything Is in Your Hand

On July 31, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Twitter page this very brief teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Rinpoche; everything is in your hand, your happiness, your suffering, all up to you, up to your mind. Our ...

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Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teach Live at 2016 Light of the Path Retreat!

Light of the Path Retreat 2016 with Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins on Sunday, August 14, at 5 p.m. local time (UTC -5). This retreat is the fourth in a series of teaching retreats led by Rinpoche based on Lama Atisha’s ...

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