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Rituals Service Seminar Offered in Latvia this April

  Ganden Buddhist Meditation Centre, FPMT’s Latvian center, will be hosting a Rituals Service Seminar with Ven. Angie Muir from April 10 – April 13, 2015. This four-day Rituals Service Seminar provides in-depth instruction on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s method of ... Read full article

How to Bless Food with OM AH HUM

A student wrote Lama Zopa Rinpoche and asked for advice about blessing food as the student’s family owns a factory that makes food that is later sold in shops.  My most dear, most kind, most precious wish-fulfilling student, Regarding your question about ... Read full article

The Most Powerful Practice for Patience Is Emptiness

While Lama Zopa Rinpoche was staying at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India, he  engaged in round the clock meritorious activities and offered blessings to many people and animals during the first 15 days of Tibetan New Year. Ven. Sarah Thresher recently shared news of ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Schedule

September 2015 – Latin America September 5 – 12 “Essence of Nectar” lam-rim retreat, possibly including Great Medicine Buddha, Heruka Five Deity and/or Great Chenrezig initiations (initiations to be confirmed), Guadalajara, Mexico   September 18 Public talk on “Pacifying inner ... Read full article

Beautiful Extensive Offerings at Kachoe Dechen Ling in California USA

Every day at Kachoe Dechen Ling in California, USA, four ordained Sangha members currently dedicate their time to making extensive offerings and doing practices requested by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to benefit the entire FPMT organization, benefactors, students, and all beings. ... Read full article

The Deceiving Mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India, on February 2, where he engaged in round the clock meritorious activities and offered blessings to many people and animals. On March 2, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared this on his Twitter page:  Lama Zopa Rinpoche, teaching very ... Read full article

Insight Meditation Home Practice with Ven. Antonio Satta

Director François Lecointre shares news of an exciting new development in Institut Vajra Yogini’s programming – insight meditation retreat from the comfort of your home: One hundred people from around the world took part in the first Insight Meditation Home Practice on February 22, ... Read full article

Remembering Impermanence and Death for Harmonious Relationships

“Even concerning having harmonious relationships, it’s also beneficial to remember impermanence and death,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said in Creating the Causes of Happiness, the second volume in Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive’s four-part ebook series taken from the lightly edited transcripts of ... Read full article

Investing in the Future and Preservation of the Gelug Tradition

At a meeting held in South India in December 2014, His Holiness the Dalai Lama stressed the extreme importance of establishing the Geluk International Foundation and offices for the long term preservation of the Gelug tradition. Lama Zopa Rinpoche immediately ... Read full article

What a Bodhisattva Is

“Just because a person recites the Mahayana prayers, just because he recites mantras or does a sadhana, visualizing deities, enlightened beings, those secret aspect buddhas, just because he does sadhanas that contain the tantric path, that alone doesn’t mean the ... Read full article