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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Geshe Sopa Rinpoche

Over the weekend, Lama Zopa Rinpoche departed from London after a successful series of teachings and initiations. Rinpoche traveled to Deer Park Buddhist Center in Oregon, Wisconsin, where he attended a long life puja offered to Geshe Lhundub Sopa Rinpoche. Jangtse ... Read full article

Offering to the Pores of the Guru

In November 2012, on the very auspicious occasion of the 610th Anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s composition of his masterpiece Lam-rim Chen-mo (The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment) and the 600th Anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s teaching ... Read full article

The Uncontrolled Mind

“I see that Western people are getting busier and busier, more and more restless,” Lama Yeshe said in Becoming Your Own Therapist. ”I’m not criticizing material or technological development as such, but rather the uncontrolled mind. Because you don’t know who or ... Read full article

Stupas Plant the Seeds of Enlightenment

While in Leeds, UK, in early July, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and members of Jamyang Buddhist Centre Leeds visited the stupa located in the Himalayan Garden on the Harewood House estate. Rinpoche made sure to circumambulate the stupa while visiting. “Every day, when sentient beings ... Read full article

In Search of a Meaningful Life

“It is extremely important that we make an effort to lead a spiritual life while, as human beings, we have the opportunity to pursue inner methods that bring peace of mind,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche instructed in the teaching “In Search of ... Read full article

July FPMT International Office e-news Out Now!

We invite you into the July FPMT International Office e-news!  In this month’s e-news, you can: Read and/or watch the video of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice about the Benefits of Offering Service to the Guru. Read about the important new ... Read full article

Incredible Array of Pujas and Offerings for Chokhor Duchen

Each year on Chokhor Duchen (Day 4 of Month 6, commemorating  Lord Buddha’s first teaching) the Puja Fund is sponsoring pujas and offerings all over the world by 14,850 monks and nuns. This is something amazing to rejoice in. Chokhor Duchen takes place ... Read full article

Mandala en Español: La Gran Estupa de la Compasión Universal y Los Proyectos Maitreya

FPMT has more than 20 centers and study groups in four Spanish-speaking countries and Mandala features several articles translated into español, available for free online.  Student and coordinator of Thubten Kunkyab Study Group in Mexico Alejandro M. García recently translated “La Gran Estupa de la Compasión Universal” and ... Read full article

Chokhor Duchen Buddha Multiplying Day Is Approaching

Chokhor Duchen, one of the four great holy days of the Tibetan calendar, is just around the corner. Also known as the Festival of Turning the Wheel of Dharma, Chokhor Duchen commemorates the anniversary upon which Shakyamuni Buddha first began ... Read full article

Practicing Patience with Our Enemy

“The four undesirable things [of the eight worldly dharmas] are suffering, not receiving material things, uninteresting words and a bad reputation,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught at the 14th Kopan Course in 1981. “We wish to avoid these four undesirable objects, for ourselves ... Read full article