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The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen Offers Bread and Rice for 30,000

The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen Offers Bread and Rice for 30,000

Over 30,000 people, including monks from surrounding monasteries, packed into Tashi Lhunpo Monastery for the last of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Jangchup Lamrim teachings in South India in late December 2015. The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen prepared rice ...

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Advice for Cancer and Chemotherapy

A student asked Lama Zopa Rinpoche for advice after having a mastectomy and experiencing great physical difficultly while on chemotherapy. My very dear, precious, kind, wish-fulfilling student, Please recite the Vajra Cutter Sutra a few times. Also, I will do ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaches in Malaysia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has arrived in Malaysia and over the weekend taught at Chokyi Gyaltsen Center in Penang on the “Three Principles of the Path.” Through April 19, Rinpoche will teach and give initiations at the three FPMT centers in ...

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Maitreya Buddha Project Kushinagar’s Winter Blanket Distribution

Maitreya Buddha Project Kushinagar distribute blankets to Musahar community, Koluha, Kushinagar, India, January 2016. Photo courtesy of Maitreya Buddha Project Kushinagar. Every January, with the help of generous donors, Maitreya Buddha Project Kushinagar offers heavy woolen blankets to Kushinagar’s poor. ...

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Food Offered to Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India

Food Offered to Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India

For the fourth year, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Social Services Fund, has offered food every day of the year to the school children and staff of Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India. This year, 46 school children, 16 teachers and ...

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Prison Is the Best Opportunity

A student in prison wrote Lama Zopa Rinpoche to ask Rinpoche to be his guru. My most dear, most kind, most precious, wish-fulfilling one, Thank you very much for your kind letter. I accept. I am not qualified, but I ...

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End of the Merit Box Season Approaching

Each year the International Merit Box Project has a collection and grant application season when Merit Box practitioners send in their accumulated offerings for the year, and Dharma communities, projects and services apply for grants. That season is closing at ...

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Khadro-la’s Spontaneous Long Life Prayer for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma) is consulted every year for advice on practices to clear obstacles for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health and long life. This year she advised that all the students in all the FPMT centers, projects and ...

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Read your March FPMT International Office E-News!

We invite you into the March FPMT International Office e-News! Find news about: The Long Life Puja and practices offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, New from Education Services, Deadline for making your Merit Box Offerings, and more!

Commonly Used Prayers and Practices Available

FPMT Education Services has made available a variety of commonly used prayers and practices which students can download for free or utilize online. On this page you can find resources for death and dying, long life prayers and practices, plus ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Visit to Kopan in February

Lama Zopa Rinpoche spent several days at Kopan Monastery in February. Arriving from India, he stopped over at Kopan one day and night before going to Maratika Caves. During that day Rinpoche met with Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma) ...

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Losang Dragpa Centre Reaches Out to Thailand

In early February, Losang Dragpa Centre in Malaysia, helped reach out to Dharma practitioners in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Lamrim Group, a sister group of Losang Dragpa Centre under the leadership of Irene Ong, invited former center resident teacher Geshe Tenzin ...

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