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Expenses Covered for Top Scholars to Attend Winter Debate

The Lama Tsong Khapa Teachers Fund was very pleased to offer US$22,570 for the 2013 Winter Debate (Jang Gun-choe). 673 of the top debaters from Sera Je traveled to Drepung Monastery to participate with 8,000 monks from 11 different monasteries. ... Read full article

‘Cherish Others as Supreme’

During his stay at Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery, Lama Zopa Rinpoche decorated two elephant statues and dictated signs to be made that will go next to them when they are placed outside. Rinpoche has been staying at the monastery for the past ... Read full article

Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche Concludes Australia Retreat

The Australia retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion concluded on October 23 with a long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche. You can watch video recordings of the long life puja and Rinpoche’s teachings from the ... Read full article

Amitabha Buddha Celebrated at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land [Part 2]

Continued from Part 1 of “Amitabha Buddha Celebrated at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land.” By Ven. Holly Ansett Preparations for Buddha Amitabha Celebration Day While Gelek painted, Ven. Yarphel started to prepare the grounds for the celebration day, putting woodchips down ... Read full article

The Kindness of Our Gurus

“The benefit that we have been able to offer to sentient beings and the teachings of the Buddha, particularly to spread the teachings of Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism in this world, this is due to the kindness of our Gurus. That ... Read full article

The Method for Water Charity Now Available

FPMT Education Services is pleased to announce the release of The Method of Water Charity which is a compilation by Lama Zopa Rinpoche containing many valuable practices including “Water Offering to Dzambhala,” “Water Charity to Preta Beings,” “The Dharani of ... Read full article

Amitabha Buddha Celebrated at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land [Part 1]

By Ven. Holly Ansett A solid white marble Amitabha Buddha statue arrived at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land (BAPL) in Washington State on June 30, 2014. Resident Sangha and students from nearby Pamtingpa Center welcomed the statue with incense and blowing ... Read full article

What You Can Do for Animals in Everyday Life

“It’s not enough that you look after animals and they give you comfort. You must do something of practical benefit for them. This is what you can do every day,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche instructed: “Circumambulate with them around holy objects, ... Read full article

Many Holy Objects Sponsored for Inside of Large Stupa

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, is sponsoring the creation of Five Dhyani Buddha statues, a Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) statue and a number of other Buddhist statues which will go inside a large stupa that is ... Read full article

‘The Inner-Most Greatest Happiness’

On September 28, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page that “Rinpoche [has been] creating Dharma messages along the path to the monastery [Thubten Shedrup Ling] for all to see, accompanied by cool little animals.”  In this photo, a ... Read full article