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Make the Mind Wet [Video]

“If we have very strong guru devotion to all the gurus from whom we have received a Dharma connection, even an oral transmission of a mantra or whatever, so to everyone, we look at them as a buddha from our ...

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It’s the Way You Think

On April 28, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page this brief teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: “Normally people think happiness and suffering comes from outside. That’s not true! Happiness and suffering depends on the way you think.” Video ...

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New Free Multimedia Title from Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive

In late April 2016, the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive released How to Meditate, a new multimedia title based on the fourth chapter of the book Freedom Through Understanding: The Buddhist Path to Happiness and Liberation by FPMT founder Lama Yeshe. ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Visit to Hong Kong

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in Hong Kong last week. During his first few days there, Rinpoche visited a student in critical condition in an intensive care unit and did prayers for him. Rinpoche over the next few days did an ...

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Grant Offered to Land of Calm Abiding Retreat Center

Land of Calm Abiding, a 485-acre (196-hectare) wilderness ranch in Big Sur, California, is dedicated to supporting long-term solitary retreats. The property was gifted by Mary Alice Baldwin in 1995. Located miles from any human settlement and surrounded by thousands ...

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The Main Way to Protect Yourself

On April 28, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page this brief teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Lama Zopa; main way to protect yourself is for you to not harm others! It’s not sufficient to just study Dharma, you ...

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Congratulations, Geshe Tenzin Namdak!

On April 26, 2016, the Dutch monk known as Ven. Tenzin Namdak received the title of “Geshe” from Sera Je Monastic University in recognition of his completion of the advanced Buddhist studies and practice program. Completing the geshe studies program ...

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Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teach in Hong Kong

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in Hong Kong this week to give teachings and initiations organized by Mahayana Buddhist Association (Cham Tse Ling). Rinpoche’s teachings on May 1 and 2 are scheduled to be streamed live on FPMT’s Livestream page from ...

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FPMT Education’s Death and Dying Materials

All of us live with reminders of impermanence and the loss of those we hold dear, yet it is difficult to accept the inevitability of our own deaths or the deaths of our loved ones. While avoiding death is not ...

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Rinpoche Liberates Three Goats at Maratika Cave [VIDEO]

In late February, Lama Zopa Rinpoche liberated three goat at Maratika, Nepal, site of the famed Maratika Caves associated with Padmasambhava and long life. In a new video on FPMT’s YouTube channel , Rinpoche leads an extensive motivation for the ...

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Food Offered to Monks Studying at Idgaa Choizinling College in Mongolia

For the last few years Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been offering the food for the monks studying at Idgaa Choizinling College in Mongolia. Recently US$5,564 was offered to cover the costs of offering lunch to all of the thirty-five monks ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Rinchen Jangsem Ling Retreat Centre

On April 8, Lama Zopa Rinpoche traveled from Kuala Lumpur, where he taught at Losang Dragpa Centre, to Rinchen Jangsem Ling Retreat Centre (RJL), arriving in the early evening. The beautiful, rural center is located in the middle of a ...

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