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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Schedule

June – July 2015 – Russia June 30 Public talk “How to Find Peace”, Ganden Tendar Ling, Russia July 1 – 2  Teaching on the 3 Principles of the Path, Ganden Tendar Ling, Russia July 3 – 5 Great Medicine ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Schedule

May 2015 – New ZealandMay 9 – 10 Teaching on” Working for Peace – Pacifying Inner and Outer Turmoil”, Mahamudra Centre, New ZealandMay 16 Teaching on Bodhisattvacharyavatara, Chandrakirti Centre, New ZealandMay 17 Vajrasattva initiation, Chandrakirti Centre, New ZealandMay 22 – ... Read full article

Gold Offered Every Month to Holy Jowo Statue in Tibet

Every month, the Puja Fund offers gold to the most precious Jowo Buddha statue in Lhasa, Tibet. Said to have been blessed by Shakyamuni Buddha himself, the Jowo Buddha statue is one of the most sacred statues in all of ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave teachings and an oral transmission of the Golden Light Sutra at Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre in New Dehli, India, between January 25-31. Ven. Sarah Thresher, who was there, shared the following: “Rinpoche gave five teachings on the Golden ... Read full article

‘Bodhisattvas Learn Anything to Benefit Sentient Beings': The Benefits of Knowing How to Cook

“At the beginning, when the Sangha was flourishing, Lama Yeshe got all the monks and nuns to take turns to cook for the other Sangha members. Ven. Pemo didn’t know how to cook, so when it was her turn, she ... Read full article

Grants from Merit Box Project Support Carers in UK and Australia

Every year, the International Merit Box Project collects offerings from students all around the world and disburses them as grants to deserving FPMT centers, projects and services. Since 2001, almost US$1,000,000 in Merit Box grants has been given to build stupas, help ... Read full article

Milarepa Center October News

“The seasons are changing and Milarepa Center has been filled with programs throughout the fall,” shared work study participant Tommy Nimrod with Mandala in October 2014. “A work party was offered to celebrate summer’s end and prepare the grounds for ... Read full article

How to Benefit the Bodies and Minds of Birds [Video]

In August 2014, Lama Zopa Rinpoche spent some time at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land in the United States. While there, he explained on camera some of the ways he and Buddha Amitabha Pure Land residents benefit local birds with a very ... Read full article

Please Rejoice in Incredible Year of Benefiting Animals

Benefiting animals in any way possible is a high priority for FPMT and one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the organization. The Animal Liberation Fund helps carry forth this work. In 2014, approximately 77,100 animals were liberated by ... Read full article

MAITRI Charitable Trust Supports World Leprosy Day

On January 25, MAITRI Charitable Trust participated in World Leprosy Day, founded in 1953 by French writer and humanitarian Raoul Follereau. Director Adriana Ferranti serves some of India’s poorest people in the state of Bihar and has worked for 25 years to eradicate Hansen’s disease ... Read full article