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Kopan Monastery Helps Supply Water and Food

Posted 30 April 2015, 10:18 p.m. Kathmandu From Kopan Monastery staff: Day five We’ve come to know that food and water are needed at the hospital, which is full of sick people and their families living with little amounts of food and water. We ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Sending US$50,000 of Aid to Thame in Solu Khumbu District, Nepal

29 April 2015, 1 p.m. Kathmandu From Ven. Roger Kunsang: So many people have been affected and many seriously. It’s an impossible job to help everyone at the same time. The government with the support of many overseas and local ... Read full article

Helping in Diverse Ways

29 April 2015, 8 p.m. Kathmandu time From Ven. Sarah Thresher: Teachings canceled today [at Kopan]. Most people went down to help in diverse ways: distributing food in Bhaktapur, moving rubble, collecting garbage. In Durbar Square they found one person ... Read full article

Video of Kopan Monastery after the Earthquake

Phil Hunt, coordinator for the Animal Liberation Sanctuary, a project of Kopan Monastery, was enroute to Nepal when the earthquake struck on Saturday, April 25. He arrived safely in Kathmandu on Sunday, April 26, and traveled up to Kopan Monastery.  ... Read full article

FPMT’s Activities in Nepal

The strong connection between the international FPMT community and Nepal cannot be understated. After all, Kopan Hill is where it all started. After receiving teachings from Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the first Kopan courses in the early 1970s, inspired students ... Read full article

One’s Self-Cherishing Mind

28 April 2015, 9 p.m. Kathmandu time From Ven. Roger Kunsang: Services have started to come back. Kopan just got electricity and internet just now. Rinpoche taught this afternoon, but still no initiation. Rinpoche taught mostly on emptiness and how earthquakes ... Read full article

Prayers and Light Offerings at Kopan

28 April 2015, 8 p.m. Kathmandu time From Kopan Monastery staff: Updated from day two, mid-day (yesterday) As on the first day, we saw all the people either on the road or in open places. Most of them are staying ... Read full article

Nepal Earthquake Support Fund

In light of the recent tragic earthquake in Nepal, Ven. Roger Kunsang has asked FPMT International Office to set up a fund so that FPMT can provide assistance. Donations to the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund will be used to provide for ... Read full article

Updates from Kopan Monastery after the Earthquake

27 April 2015, 10 p.m. (Kathmandu time)  From Ven.Roger Kunsang: All at Kopan Monastery are spending the third night sleeping outside. Most people in the area are doing the same. People are very scared to sleep inside the houses as many ... Read full article

Prayers and Practices for Earthquake in Nepal

The following prayers and practices are recommended in response to the devastating earthquake (and subsequent aftershocks) which hit Nepal April 25, 2015.  Prayers & Practices for Controlling and Preventing Earthquakes Practice to Control Earthquakes, Kshitigarbha Practice, Ksitigarbha mantra and prayer Ksitigarbha ... Read full article