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Lama Zopa Rinpoches Inaugurates the Central School for Tibetans New Kitchen

In April of 2013, Lama Zoa Rinpoche made a donation, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, of US$30,000 for the complete renovation of a school kitchen at the Central School for Tibetans in Bylakuppe in South India. In January ... Read full article

‘Where Is That I?’

“Now, this is very important: when we start by focusing on the essence of thought, or consciousness, which is formless and colorless, like space, we give ourselves access to recognizing the way our ego interprets our self, or I. When ... Read full article

Long Life Puja at Sera Je Monastery

In January, a long life puja was done at Sera Je Monastery for all the former abbots, current abbot and the most senior monks who were at Buxa Duar, including Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Buxa Duar is where many Tibetan monastics first ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Domo Geshe Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited the young Domo Geshe Rinpoche at Domo Labrang at Sera Je Monastry. Lama Zopa Rinpoche was a guest for dinner. As a boy, Lama Zopa Rinpoche was ordained and educated at Domo Geshe Rinpoche’s Drugkar Monastery.   Ven. Max Mathews (known as ... Read full article

‘You Can See Improvement’

“Rinpoche is in Sera Je Monastery, South India right now,” wrote Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant in an update on Rinpoche’s health, posted on January 21. “This morning coming back from the long life puja (offered to the ... Read full article

US$3,000 Offered to MAITRI Charitable Trust, Bodhgaya, India

The Animal Liberation Fund was pleased to offer US$3,000 to MAITRI Charitable Trust, which, through its Animal Care Program, has taken on the responsibility for providing essential care to hundreds of animals in need in Bodhgaya, India, since 1994. This ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Attends Oral Transmission with Khyongla Rato Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche attended the oral transmission of the collected works of his root guru His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche at Osel Labrang, part of Sera Je Monastic University in South India. Khyongla Rato Rinpoche gave the lungs of His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche’s sum bum at the request of Lama Zopa Rinpoche.  Dagri Rinpoche and Ozer Rinpoche from Sera Me sat beside Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the transmission. Several times Rinpoche’s name was mentioned during the lungs as the collected works contain some instructions requested by the Lawudo Lama, Lama ... Read full article

The Importance of Thinking of Sentient Beings

“Try to think, whatever you do, 24 hours a day, of sentient beings: when you chant mantras, eat, go to sleep, go to work, and when you are talking; if you can, keep your mind in that thought. “Then, with ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offers Education Support for Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche

The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund was very happy to sponsor the travel and first year of college tuition for Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche. Lama Zopa Rinpoche very much wanted to make this offering of support to Serkong Tsenshab Rinpoche and ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the Sera Je Food Fund

The Sera Je Food Fund, which was started by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 1991, currently offers more than 3 million meals each year to the monks of Sera Je Monastery, allowing the monks there to focus on their studies. “I ... Read full article