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Tibetan Settlement Community Hall in Hunsur, South India, Completed

Earlier this year we reported that a grant had been offered to Rabagayling Tibetan Settlement in South India for the building of a new community hall to be used by 2,710 refugees. Please rejoice that that construction on this building ...

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Lojong: Training the Mind in Virtue

Lama Atisha (980-1054 C.E.) introduced the lojong, also known as “mind training” or “thought transformation,” tradition of Mahayana practice in Tibet. Lojong teachings are quintessential Mahayana teachings in that their aim is to eliminate both the self-cherishing attitude and self-grasping ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Schedule

October 4 – November 5 100 Million Mani Retreat, Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits a Changing Bhutan

In June 2016, Lama Zopa Rinpoche spent most of his time visiting holy sites in Bhutan. Rinpoche was very taken by the country because of its unique policies and values, including the coining and promotion of the concept of Gross ...

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Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund Invests in Future Scholars

Each year the foremost scholars from Sera, Ganden, Drepung, Gyume, Gyuto, Tashi Lhunpo and Rato monasteries come together for the annual Gelugpa exam and the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund covers the expenses of those who participate. “The continuity and spread ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Rooftop Veranda Altar

In May 2016, Lama Zopa Rinpoche made a private visit to Taiwan. Over his short stay, Rinpoche converted the rooftop veranda of Shakyamuni Center, where he was staying, into a beautiful practice space for circumambulation. A table with a large ...

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The Newest Issue of Mandala Is Published!

The latest issue of Mandala is in the mail to Friends of FPMT supporters and others who receive the magazine through their local FPMT center. The new issue explores Universal Education, Lama Yeshe’s vision for transmitting the essence of Buddhadharma ...

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News from Wisdom Publications

Wisdom Publications, an FPMT-affiliated publishing house located in the United States, now offers Wisdom Academy and Wisdom Journal as part of its efforts to bring quality Buddhist books to the wider world. Wisdom Academy, an online learning community that launched ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Jangsarbu Lhakhang in Bhutan

On June 4, Lama Zopa Rinpoche went on pilgrimage to Jangsarbu Lhakhang, a small temple behind the Rinpung Dzong in Paro that is considered a sacred site connected to Guru Rinpoche’s holy speech. “Rinpoche was led through a tiny village ...

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Celebrating the Compassion of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Celebrating the Compassion of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Yesterday, on July 6, the world celebrated another year of life for His Holiness the Dalai Lama who brings so much joy and inspiration with his message of of universal compassion and human decency. FPMT Education Services makes many resources ...

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Celebrating His Holiness the Dalai Lama!

On July 6, the 81st birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being celebrated around the world by Tibetans and Western students of Dharma. Lama Zopa Rinpoche is a devoted student of His Holiness and service to His Holiness ...

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Supporting the Wishes of His Holiness the Dalai Lama through FPMT Charitable Projects

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and the greatest source of inspiration for the FPMT. Service to His Holiness is the primary aim of FPMT. Lama Zopa Rinpoche calls His ...

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