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Rinpoche Liberates Goats at Maratika

On February 22, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on Twitter this photo of Lama Zopa Rinpoche “blessing goats after saving their lives” in Maratika, Nepal, site of the famed Maratika Caves associated with Padmasambhava and long life. Rinpoche regularly preforms animal ...

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Revive Nepal Project: Tenzin Ösel Hita Helps to Rebuild Nepal

Friends around the world recently observed Tenzin Ösel Hita’s 31st birthday on February 12. Ösel joined Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma) for a vegetarian momo lunch at Kopan Monastery the following day. Ösel is in ...

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Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death

Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death by Lama Zopa Rinpoche contains advice and commentary to help ensure a peaceful death and positive rebirth. Although this book was intended for use by those facing imminent death, it is ...

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Rinpoche Available Now – Kopan November Course 2015

Rinpoche Available Now (RAN), FPMT’s initiative to make Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s most current teachings directly available to all students, has just released “Teachings from the Kopan November Course 2015,” with over 18 hours of video recorded at the famous Kopan ...

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New FPMT French Translation Office Website!

New FPMT French Translation Office Website!

The Service de traduction francophone de la FPMT (FPMT French Translation Office) shared this news with Mandala: The FPMT French Translation Office is very happy to present its new website (http://traductionfpmt.info/). More than 250 translations are offered as PDF downloads ...

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Puja Fund Activities on Losar

This year on Losar, in addition to the wide array of pujas and offerings, the Puja Fund also sponsored 100,000 tsog offerings by the Kopan monks and nuns and dedicated to the long life of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and to ...

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Dhakpa Tulku Rinpoche Passes Away

We are sad to announce that on February 13, 2016, Dhakpa Tulku Rinpoche passed away peacefully while in meditation at his residence in Kalimpong, India. Dhakpa Rinpoche was one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s gurus, was an FPMT touring lama, and ...

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February FPMT International Office e-News Out Now!

We invite you to read the February edition of the FPMT International Office e-News. You’ll find some lovely photos, and news including: Lama Zopa Rinpoche News and Advice, FPMT Annual Review 2015 out now!, New Flower Offering Card from Lama ...

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A Letter from Our Spiritual Director Lama Zopa Rinpoche

FPMT International Office has just published the FPMT Annual Review 2015: Serving the World with a Bodhichitta Attitude as a PDF and as an ezine . Please enjoy Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s letter to FPMT students and supporters taken from this ...

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Living in the Path Module, “The Secret of the Mind”

In this revised module of Living in the Path, “The Secret of the Mind,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives an extensive teaching on karma and the mind based on two verses from the Dhammapada (The Collection of Sayings), each of which ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Losar 2016 Greeting! [Video]

Lama Zopa Rinpoche recorded a 20-minute video Losar greeting for the students and supporters of the FPMT organization during his visit to Tso Pema (Rewalsar) in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, where Rinpoche stayed for a few weeks in ...

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Losar Greetings from LRZTP 7!

The teachers, students and staff of Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Programme 7 (LRZTP 7) –FPMT’s Tibetan-language interpreter training program – wished to share their Losar (New Year) greeting with the wider FPMT community. The card reads: “The upcoming year is ...

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