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‘It Will Make You Laugh’

If someone’s giving you a hard time and your ego starts to hurt, instead of reacting, just take a look at what’s going on. Think of how sound is simply coming out of the other person’s mouth, entering your ear, ... Read full article

No One Can Cheat You

Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught in December as part of the Kopan Monastery November course. On December 7, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page:  Lama Zopa: When you experience the real I that ignorance has been focusing on, disappears, then no ... Read full article

Robes Offered to 75 Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery

Due to the kindness of a very generous benefactor, a full set of robes are being made by tailors in Kathmandu and then will be offered to the 75 nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery and three monks (the abbot, ... Read full article

Warm Season’s Greetings – and December e-News!

Season’s Greetings from Lama Zopa Rinpoche and his FPMT International Office! We invite you to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s special seasonal message and photo in the December FPMT International Office e-news. You’ll also find: New Advice from Rinpoche: Help at the ... Read full article

Help at the Time of Death

“I tell people that the FPMT organization is here to help. I think it is so fortunate that we, the FPMT, are able to provide help at the time of death, because death is really a most difficult, most hard ... Read full article

Taiwan Organizes First Lam-rim Retreat with Geshe Tsethar

Ven. Thubten Dechen, who interpreted for Geshe Tsethar during FPMT Taiwan’s and Heruka Center’s first jointly organize lam-rim retreat, reports on the special event: FPMT Taiwan and Heruka Center in Kaohsiung jointly organized its first guided meditation lam-rim retreat during ... Read full article

‘This Is Buddha Nature’

Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught in December as part of the Kopan Monastery November course. On December 7, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page:  Lama Zopa: The mind is empty of a real mind. This is because the mind exists in ... Read full article

Remembering Death

During a teaching at the recent November Course at Kopan Monastery, Lama Zopa Rinpoche said, “This life is so, so, so precious. Your death is definite; it can come at any moment.” Rinpoche has taught many times on the importance of remembering death. Here’s an excerpt from a teaching given at Nalanda Monastery in France in 1995 and published in Mandala May-June 1997: “Reflecting ... Read full article

2014 Inspiring Year for Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour

“2014 has been an inspiring year for Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour,” said staff member Michael Fouts. “In Russia, the relics visited Gunzechoinei Datzan which is the oldest temple in St. Petersburg and has hosted teachings from both Lama Zopa Rinpoche and ... Read full article

Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offered in Singapore

  Amitabha Buddhist Centre’s 25th anniversary celebrations culminated with a very extensive long life puja with the five dakini dance offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on November 23, 2014. Follwing the puja, Rinpoche commented that he felt the students were ... Read full article