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Osel Shares His Insight

Earlier this month Ösel shared his philosophical insight about the universe and one’s relation to it and others on his Facebook page. Please enjoy his unique and thoughtful perspective: The universe has a perfect design and the more I live ... Read full article

Wisdom Publications’ Tim McNeill Offers His Holiness the Dalai Lama a Copy of His Holiness’ New Book

In October, Tim McNeill, CEO and publisher of Wisdom Publications, had the opportunity to offer His Holiness the Dalai Lama a copy of the new book Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions, authored by His Holiness with Ven. Thubten Chodron and published by ... Read full article

Happiness Depends on Transforming the Mind

“… Everybody wants happiness and does not want problems or suffering. I think that if you want to be happy, it’s very important to know how to enjoy life. If you know how to enjoy life, whether you are a ... Read full article

Lawudo Gompa from Above: A Place of Stillness

Gregor Beer, a student and helicopter pilot who has flown Lama Zopa Rinpoche to visit Lawudo Gompa and Retreat Centre and Tsum in Nepal, shared this amazing aerial shot of the Lawudo complex with Mandala.  Lawudo Gompa and Retreat Centre, located where Lama ... Read full article

Puja Offered for Peace in Israel and Palestine

In November, Lama Zopa Rinpoche recommended for Shantideva Study Group, located in Israel, to arrange an extensive Medicine Buddha puja and to sponsor recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light to help the bring peace to the escalating situation between ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Phuntsok Rinpoche

While at Kopan Monastery, Lama Zopa Rinpoche met with Tenzin Phuntsok Rinpoche, the recognized reincarnation of the great master Geshe Lama Konchog, who passed away in 2001. Phuntsok Rinpoche was born in Tsum valley in Nepal in 2002 and was enthroned in 2006. You ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Video Available to Students Worldwide

FPMT International Office is happy to share a newly organized collection of video of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s recent teaching events. FPMT International Office is committed to making Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings at large events available live as they are happening to students anywhere ... Read full article

Prayers Practices Resources and Supplies to Enrich Your Practice

Every year, many of us get caught up in the stress and hustle of the holidays, unable to take time for ourselves and strengthen our practice.  FPMT Education Services has made many resources available to you online. You can keep ... Read full article

Have a Good Heart and Love and Compassion for Living Beings

“… If you really know how to think, if you really know Buddhism, then you can make Christianity much deeper, with your own view and your own understanding. You will even have a much better understanding, the deeper you understand ... Read full article

‘The Best Present You Can Bring Is a Peaceful Mind’

Many of the Western students who came to Kopan Monastery to hear FPMT founders Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche teach in the 1970s came from Christian backgrounds. Recognizing this, each year Lama Yeshe gave teachings that touched on these students’ experiences ... Read full article