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Midday Meals Offered to Tibetan School Children in Bylakuppe, South India

The Central School for Tibetans, Cauvery Valley Project (CVP), located in Bylakuppe, South India, was established in 1971 to serve the children of refugees living at Dicky Larose Tibetan Settlement. Twenty-four staff help educate 217 elementary, middle, and secondary students. ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the Great Thangtong Gyalpo

While at Kopan Monastery in Nepal recently, Lama Zopa Rinpoche was shown a precious relic from the great Tibetan yogi Thangtong Gyalpo by Chusang Rinpoche, the spiritual head of Chusang Gompa, a Gelug monastery in Boudhanath, Nepal. Chusang Rinpoche was born ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India 27, 28 and 29 January Great Chenrezig initiation 31 January, 1 and 2 February Great Medicine Buddha initiation

January FPMT International Office e-News Out Now!

Welcome to the January edition of our monthly FPMT International Office e-News! This month we invite you to read about: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule for 2017, Please Rejoice with Us!, Time to Count your Merit Box Offerings, 2017 Practice Calendar ...

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Basic Program Progress, Completions, and Opportunities

Basic Program Progress, Completions, and Opportunities

FPMT Education Services would like to share some news about Basic Program progress and announce a wonderful new online opportunity. The Basic Program (BP) was designed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for students who wish to progress beyond foundational level study ...

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Offer ALL the Lights

“If we want to develop Dharma wisdom, then offer light.” So said Lama Zopa Rinpoche during a teaching in Singapore in 2013. What are the results of offering lights? Rinpoche explained, “It is mentioned that if we make offerings of ...

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Monthly Offerings Continue for Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal

One of the regular activities of the FPMT Puja Fund is offering white wash, four giant saffron flower petals and the best quality cloth (shambu) to the umbrellas at the pinnacles of Bouddhanath and Swayambunath stupas in Nepal on the ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

Mongolia Golden Light Sutra Center, Darkhan May 7 Public talk – “Change of mind brings Change of Life” Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, Ulaanbaatar May 10 – 12 Great Chenresig initiation May 13 Long life initiation, followed by a long ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

Russia Hosted by Telo Rinpoche, Elista May 20 – 21 Teaching on Lama Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment May 23 Vajrasattva initiation May 24 Amitayus long life initiation Ganden Tendar Ling, Moscow May 27 Teaching on How to ...

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How to Bless Animals [Video]

How many ways are there to benefit other living beings? At Buddha Amitabha Pure Land (BAPL) in Washington State, USA, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, resident Sangha, and visiting students take many measures to benefit the living beings—animals, insects, snakes, birds, and ...

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Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre Hosts His Holiness at 21st Dharma Celebration

On December 11, 2016, Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre hosted a public talk with His Holiness the Dalai Lama during its 21st annual Dharma Celebration at the Hotel Ashok in New Delhi, India. Director Prof. Renuka Singh shares highlights from the ...

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‘Smashing the Delusions,’ A Living in the Path Module

Toward the end of the Vajra Cutter Sutra , the following verse is found: A star, a defective view, a flame, An illusion, a drop of dew, a bubble, A dream, a flash of lightning, a cloud: See causative phenomena ...

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