FPMT News

Our main aggregated news feed contains articles from all of our news categories.

Get FPMT News delivered by email

 

Narrow your results

Practices for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Long Life

Message from Ven Roger Kunsang, assistant to Lama Zopa Rinpoche and CEO of FPMT Inc : “Dear Friends, This year seems especially important for all Rinpoche’s students to come together in some way to offer practice and prayers for Rinpoche’s ...

read full article »

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in the Lawudo Cave [VIDEO]

In early April 2015, Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited Lawudo, near Mount Everest in Nepal’s Solu Khumbu region, which was the home of his previous incarnation known as the Lawudo Lama. During the visit, Rinpoche taught in the meditation cave of ...

read full article »

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Makes Prayers for David Bowie and Bob Brintz

While eating lunch on Monday, January 11, Lama Zopa Rinpoche was looking at Ven. Roger Kunsang’s mobile phone when a notification arrived with the news that English musician David Bowie had died. So Rinpoche read the news notification and proceeded ...

read full article »

Geshe Thupten Jinpa Discusses Cultivating Compassion in a Secular World

“I have had the privilege to serve His Holiness for so long and I know that one of his main focuses is to promote an appreciation of basic human values. He calls it ‘secular ethics,'” Geshe Thubten Jinpa, His Holiness’ ...

read full article »

Begin Your Day with Bodhichitta

Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote a student who was requesting Rinpoche as her guru: “Begin your day with bodhichitta to make the life most meaningful and beneficial for sentient beings, thus transforming your life from iron into gold, not only with ...

read full article »

Ongoing Efforts to Improve the Sera Je Food Fund’s Operations

Since its inception in 1991, the Sera Je Food Fund has strived to assess and make adjustments and improvements to operations, procedures, and services offered to help ensure that this project is bringing the most benefit to those it serves. ...

read full article »

‘You Have to Actualize the Right Path’

“… In Buddhism whatever suffering you experience is all temporary. It’s not forever,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said in the advice “Purifying the Karma of Harming Others,” published on the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. “Of course, in Christianity, if you are ...

read full article »

24-Hour New Year’s Kshitigarbha Mantra-thon at Land of Medicine Buddha [VIDEO]

24-Hour New Year’s Kshitigarbha Mantra-thon at Land of Medicine Buddha [VIDEO]

Ven. Losang Drimay reports on Land of Medicine Buddha’s 24-hour New Year’s Kshitigarbha “mantra-thon” to help fulfill Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice to pacify earthquakes, particularly those on the West Coast of the United States. Rinpoche has asked FPMT students to ...

read full article »

Ongoing Practices to Pacify Earthquakes

After receiving news that scientists were forecasting a huge earthquake and possible tsunamis on the West Coast of the United States, Lama Zopa Rinpoche began offering advice about how to help mitigate the effects of karma that can result in ...

read full article »

Foundation Service Seminar Offered September 2016 at Land of Joy, United Kingdom

Foundation Service Seminar Offered September 2016 at Land of Joy, United Kingdom

A Foundation Service Seminar (FSS) is planned for September 19-25, 2016 at Land of Joy, located at Greenhaugh Hall near Hexham, in Northumberland, UK. This seminar will be lead by Wendy Ridley and Charlotte Elliot. FSS provides support and training ...

read full article »

Our Problems Are Created by Our Mind

“Things appear as truly existent when we fail to analyze them, but when we do analyze them we can see that everything is created by our mind. There is nobody else who has come and created our problems for us ...

read full article »

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaches at Kopan House at Sera Monastery

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave a teaching to hundreds of Sangha and lay students at Kopan House at Sera Monastery in India on the evening of January 1. The Jangchup Lamrim teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama had concluded, completing ...

read full article »