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Advice on Practices to Do for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Health and Long Life

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has recently said that in order to purify our karma students can do the following practices dedicated for the health and long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama: “Prayer to Guru Rinpoche to Clear Away Obstacles ... read full article

Please Offer Lama Chöpa with Tsog on Losar in Honor of Lama Yeshe

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has recently reminded FPMT centers to offer extensive Lama Chöpa with Tsog on Losar (Tibetan New Year) in honor of the anniversary of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe’s passing away. Rinpoche added that it would be good to ... read full article

‘We Can Cut Attachment and Be Totally Free’

“The whole life, busy with attachment and anger, is like an elephant caught in a quagmire. It cannot get out, it is completely caught in a quagmire of mud,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught in 2013 at Amitabha Buddhist Centre in ... read full article

Geshe Dorji Damdul Teaches at Choe Khor Sum Ling

Student Ven. Gyalten Rabten shares the latest news from Choe Khor Sum Ling in Bangalore, India: Around 25 people attended an intensive 10-day teaching program November 6-15, 2015, organized by Choe Khor Sum Ling in Bangalore . It was taught ... read full article

‘Your Roles As a Parent Is Extremely Important’

“A good parenting plan comes from having a healthy, positive motivation for bringing up your children, one that is based on a good heart rather than on attachment. If you have a good heart and a good attitude toward life, ... read full article

Yeshe Norbu Onlus Ongoing Support to Post-Earthquake Nepal

Yeshe Norbu Onlus is an Italian FPMT non-profit association which supports important projects benefiting Tibetan refugees and children. Since the earthquake in Nepal last April, Yeshe Norbu has offered a tremendous amount of emergency aid to assist those in need ... read full article

‘Who Helps Us Develop This Priceless Quality Within Us?’

“Who helps us to develop this incredible, priceless quality within us, this patience, this compassion, this priceless quality within us? Who helps us to develop this, to generate this, and to give peace and happiness to all living beings?” Lama ... read full article

‘The Bodhichitta Arises Like That’

“In order to develop compassion for all living beings, we need to understand all the sufferings of all the different beings in samsara, their different types of sufferings,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught in “Not One Single Difficulty to Work for ... read full article

Kshitigarbha Long Mantra Recitations Needed to Help Mitigate Possible Earthquakes

In November 2015, Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised students to urgently undertake certain practices to help mitigate a possible earthquake in California and elsewhere in the world. The advice was that the following should be completed by February 1: 1,800,000 recitations ... read full article

Traditional Sherpa Dances Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche [Video]

In early April 2015, Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited Lawudo , near Mount Everest in Nepal’s Solu Khumbu region. During the visit, Rinpoche was able to spend time with the Sherpas who live there. On April 21, 2015, Rinpoche gave the ... read full article

Setting a Dharma Example for Children Is Important

“Since Buddhist should give even the animals in their care a special life, there is no question that they should do this for their children,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches in Joyful Parents, Successful Children, a new publication from Amitabha Buddhist ... read full article

UPDATE: A Message from Ven. Roger Kunsang on the Importance of the Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

UPDATE: The FPMT Education Services’ booklet How to Offer a 1,000 Tsog Offerings is now available to help complete this advice. Ven. Roger Kunsang is the assistant to Lama Zopa Rinpoche and CEO of FPMT Inc. He shares this message ... read full article