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Rejoice before Dying

A student close to passing away wrote Lama Zopa Rinpoche saying she didn’t get to finish her preliminary practices and was not clear what to think and practice. My most dear, most kind, most precious, wish-fulfilling one, Please read Practicing ...

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Preliminary Practice of Prostrations eBook Available

Prostrations to the Thirty-five Confession Buddhas with recitation of the “Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls” from the Sutra of Three Heaps , is one of the most powerful methods available to purify harmful actions we have done in the past. ...

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Start ‘Living in the Path’

“The daily activities that you are doing, the point is to make them most beneficial for sentient beings, a cause for enlightenment, a cause for oneself to attain omniscience so that one can liberate sentient beings from the oceans of ...

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Losang Dragpa Centre’s All-Night Praises to the Twenty-One Taras

On January 23, Losang Dragpa Centre in Malaysia hosted its annual all-night Tara event. Beginning at 10 p.m., the event encourages participants to continuously recite “Praises to the the Twenty-One Taras” through the night and into the early morning. The ...

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Food Offered to 17,000 During His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Teaching Event at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

In December, the Preserving the Lineage Fund sponsored the offering of lunch to 17,000 people during His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s anticipated three day teaching event at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery which preceded His Holiness’s Jangchup Lamrim teachings, also held at ...

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Rinpoche Livestreaming from Singapore

On February 27, Lama Zopa Rinpoche began teaching at Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore by giving teachings in preparation for giving refuge. The next day, Rinpoche gave teachings while leading a puja of 1,000 offerings to Maitreya. Rinpoche’s public teachings ...

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FPMT Hispana Sends Student to Kopan November Course 2015

In June 2015 FPMT center directors and study group coordinators in Spain decided to hold a national lottery to send one dedicated volunteer to Nepal to attend the annual Kopan November Course. The prize included a plane ticket and covered ...

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Rinpoche Liberates Goats at Maratika

On February 22, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on Twitter this photo of Lama Zopa Rinpoche “blessing goats after saving their lives” in Maratika, Nepal, site of the famed Maratika Caves associated with Padmasambhava and long life. Rinpoche regularly preforms animal ...

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Revive Nepal Project: Tenzin Ösel Hita Helps to Rebuild Nepal

Friends around the world recently observed Tenzin Ösel Hita’s 31st birthday on February 12. Ösel joined Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma) for a vegetarian momo lunch at Kopan Monastery the following day. Ösel is in ...

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Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death

Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death by Lama Zopa Rinpoche contains advice and commentary to help ensure a peaceful death and positive rebirth. Although this book was intended for use by those facing imminent death, it is ...

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Rinpoche Available Now – Kopan November Course 2015

Rinpoche Available Now (RAN), FPMT’s initiative to make Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s most current teachings directly available to all students, has just released “Teachings from the Kopan November Course 2015,” with over 18 hours of video recorded at the famous Kopan ...

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New FPMT French Translation Office Website!

New FPMT French Translation Office Website!

The Service de traduction francophone de la FPMT (FPMT French Translation Office) shared this news with Mandala: The FPMT French Translation Office is very happy to present its new website (http://traductionfpmt.info/). More than 250 translations are offered as PDF downloads ...

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