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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Celebrated Around the World

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Celebrated Around the World

An inspiring number of celebrations of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday are taking place around the world. On June 21 in Dharamsala, India, a huge long-life ceremony was offered to His Holiness. Dalailama.com wrote, “At 8 o’clock His ... Read full article

Kopan Helping Hands Work Continues Despite Danger and Difficulty

Kopan Monastery and Nunnery have been actively involved since the very beginning with relief efforts for those devastated by the Nepal earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund, set up by FPMT International Office at the request of ... Read full article

Dharma Teachings in Russian

Many Russian FPMT students are meeting Lama Zopa Rinpoche for the first time, while he is in Moscow. Others are only seeing him again after many years. Rinpoche’s teachings there, which began on June 30, have been well attended. As interest in Buddhism continues ... Read full article

Tenzin Ösel Hita: ‘Lama Yeshe Is My Best Friend’

On February 19, Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe, made a surprise visit to Malaysian center  Losang Dragpa Centre  to participate in its Guru Puja for Losar, Tibetan New Year. Just before the puja began,  Ösel gave a ... Read full article
Shantideva Meditation Center Offers New Video Series

Shantideva Meditation Center Offers New Video Series

Shantideva Meditation Center in New York has recently started to offer short online videos to bring the wisdom of its visiting teachers to people outside of its geographic area.  Unlike recorded teachings, which could be a few hours long and more ... Read full article

‘Think Far’

On June 27, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared this from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, who is currently teaching in Moscow, on his Twitter page :   “Lama Zopa; Kadampa Geshe’s say … Think far, long term, very extensive study with big mind, at same time relaxed, ... Read full article

Pujas for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Long Life Sponsored

Every year, Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s faithful assistant for 29 years and CEO of FPMT Inc. checks with high lamas about any pujas that are needed to be done for the health and long life of Lama Zopa ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teachings in Russia To Be Webcast Live

Lama Zopa Rinpoche is teaching at Ganden Tendar Ling, the FPMT center in Moscow, Russia, beginning with a public talk “How to Find Peace” on June 30.  You can watch Rinpoche teach live on FPMT’s Livestream page for the teachings ... Read full article

Spain’s Tushita Retreat Center Celebrates 20 Years

 In the recently published online edition for Mandala July-December 2015, you can read about the achievements of Tushita Retreat Center: “In 2015, Tushita Retreat Center in Spain celebrates 20 years in the FPMT. Tushita is located at the heart of the Montseny ... Read full article

Grants for Shelter and Food in Remote Nepal Villages Offered

The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund was pleased to offer an additional US$50,000 toward essential relief to several Nepal villages.  Initial aid had been offered to these areas last month, but the need was underestimated and this additional grant continues to provide ... Read full article