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Rejoicing in CPMT 2014 – and Rinpoche’s Teachings Livestreamed

CPMT,  FPMT’s international meeting, which was recently hosted in the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, Bendigo, Australia, successfully concluded with the official long life puja offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on September 19th. We invite you to read our wrap ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Continues Golden Light Sutra Lung at Australia Retreat

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues to give the extremely rare lung (oral transmission) of the 21 chapter version of the Golden Light Sutra at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Australia. As part of the month-long Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung Gyatsa retreat, Rinpoche ... Read full article

Inspiration ‘Reboot’ at CPMT 2014 – Wrapping Up a Packed Week

What will participants remember most about CPMT 2014? Judging by the feedback they provided, it’s getting a big dose of inspiration from an intense week of connecting with FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the international FPMT community and FPMT’s distinctive ... Read full article

Extensive Offerings at Kachoe Dechen Ling

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has requested Sangha at Kachoe Dechen Ling to make extensive offerings daily including the extensive offering practice. These offerings have been done every day for 16 years and include water bowls, light offerings and flower offerings outside ... Read full article

Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche Begins in Australia [Video]

FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave his first teaching for the month-long Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung Gyatsa retreat on Friday, September 26, at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion near Bendigo, Australia. About 250 people are attending the beginning of the retreat, including ... Read full article

Bodhichitta the Elephant Moved to Tears by Mantras

Since 2011 Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, has been covering the cost of food for a large elephant Rinpoche named “Bodhichitta” who lives in Bodhgayga, India. Rinpoche gave one condition to the owner of this ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Gives Public Talk at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

More than 600 people came to the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion on Saturday, September 20, to attend Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s public teaching. In additional to attendees of the CPMT 2014 meeting, many people traveled from Melbourne and other parts of ... Read full article

Day 7 of CPMT 2014: Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The CPMT 2014 meeting came to a close on Friday, September 19, with a moving long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Meeting participants, volunteers from Atisha Centre and Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, monks from Thubten Shedrup Ling and other community members harmoniously ... Read full article

Day 6 of CPMT 2014: Wisdom Culture

Day 6 of the CPMT 2014 meeting began with morning prayers beautifully led by Ven. Gyatso. After breakfast, Sarah Brooks led a morning motivation drawing from the Inner Job Description. At the end of the short reflection, she asked participants ... Read full article

Pujas for Choden Rinpoche’s Health

When Lama Zopa Rinpoche heard that his guru, Choden Rinpoche, was manifesting some health obstacles, Rinpoche immediately sponsored a number of pujas through the Puja Fund. One puja Rinpoche sponsored, dedicated to Choden Rinpoche’s long life, was the reading of the ... Read full article