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Rinpoche’s Heartfelt Wish to Help Others

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India, on February 2. Ven. Sarah Thresher recently shared news of some of Rinpoche’s beneficial activities during the first 15 days of Tibetan New Year: Following another all-night prayer session, Rinpoche went early ... Read full article

Please Rejoice for Pujas and Offerings Sponsored During Fifteen Days of Losar

Every year during Losar (Tibetan New Year and the 15 days of miracles) the Puja Fund sponsors these pujas and offerings all over the world, dedicated to the success of the entire FPMT organization. This is something amazing to rejoice ... Read full article

Ganden Buddhist Meditation Centre Celebrates First Gelug Prayer Book in Latvian

Center director Agnese Bishofa from Ganden Buddhist Mediation Centre in Latvia sent Mandala some exciting news about their 10th anniversary and the completion of the first Gelug prayer book in Latvian: We are happy to announce the release of the first ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Showers Blessings on Choe Khor Sum Ling

“Choe Khor Sum Ling in Bangalore, India welcomed the new year with showers of blessings from Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and his retinue of venerable monks and nun,” wrote student Deepthy Shekhar. “Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited our little center and taught students ... Read full article

‘The Best Business’

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India on February 2. Ven. Sarah Thresher recently shared some of Rinpoche’s advice for practice during the first 15 days of Tibetan New Year: We are now in the 15 days of ... Read full article

Please Rejoice for New Large Padmasambhava Statue at Osel Ling

  One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for FPMT is for many large statues of Padmasambhava to be built around the world. To date, nineteen statues have been built in accordance with Rinpoche’s  wishes. Please rejoice in the completion ... Read full article

Protecting Your Mind by Protecting Karma [Video]

In late November and early December 2014, Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught as part of the annual month-long Kopan course at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Rinpoche’s teachings covered a variety of subjects. What follows is an excerpt from a lightly edited transcript and video ... Read full article

News from Jamyang Mindrol-ling Study Group

Staff from Jamyang Mindrol-ling, a study group in Coventry, United Kingdom reports: With the current interest in mindfulness meditation growing, Jamyang Mindrol-ling has launched a new meditation group which meets twice a month in Coventry. The aim is to root ... Read full article

May/June 2015 – Australia

May 30  Teaching on lam-rim, Buddha House, AustraliaMay 31  Medicine Buddha initiation, Buddha House, Australia June 13  Teaching on “How to Apply Dharma in Daily Life”, Vajrayana Institute, AustraliaJune 14  Teaching on “The Joy of Compassion”, Vajrayana Institute, AustraliaJune 15 ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Mantra Recitations Volume Two Now Available

FPMT Education Services is pleased to announce the second volume of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s mantra recitations, available as an MP3 download from the FPMT Foundation Store. In this new collection of studio recordings, Lama Zopa Rinpoche chants several prayers and mantras at different ... Read full article