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The Blessings of Impeccable Guru Devotion

“This is a real story,” recounts Lama Zopa Rinpoche in his latest book Sun of Devotion, Stream of Blessings, newly available from Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive in print and digital formats. “At Buxa, there was a monk called Jamyang, who ...

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The Great Rabbit Liberation of 2016

In July 2016, Wendy Cook, FPMT student and assistant director of the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive in Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States, made the bold decision to rescue 140 meat rabbits from certain slaughter: On June 13, I discovered a herd ...

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‘Everything Comes from Mind,’ A Living in the Path Module [Video]

The main topic of the Living in the Path module “Everything Comes from Mind” is summed up by Lama Zopa Rinpoche: “The view of Buddhism, Buddhist philosophy, the very foundation, the very essence, is that everything comes from your mind.” ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche on How to Offer a Khata to Holy Objects [Video]

Whenever Lama Zopa Rinpoche visits a holy site, a stupa or a gompa, he offers khatas to the statues and holy images there. During his visit to Maitreya Instituut Loenen in the Netherlands in July 2015, Rinpoche gave a spontaneous ...

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Progress Made on Prayer Wheel Restoration Project, Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Progress Made on Prayer Wheel Restoration Project, Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Last month we reported that a grant was issued from the Prayer Wheel Fund to the Mani Chungyur, Stupa and Water Park, a project being built in Namche Bazaar, Nepal to be used for five prayer wheels which are turned ...

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The Eight Auspicious Signs

Translated with commentary by Lama Zopa Rinpoche; paintings of the eight auspicious signs by Gelek Sherpa. Probably many of us do not know how important these eight auspicious signs are and how they affect our lives. They can be used ...

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O.Sel.Ling Centro de Retiros Installs Prayer Wheel House Ceiling Panels [Video]

In September 2015, student and artist Cai Martínez at O.Sel.Ling Centro de Retiros in Spain’s Alpujarras, began work painting the ceiling panels for the prayer wheel house at the center. In July 2016, the center captured the creation and installation ...

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New! Cultivating Mindfulness of Bodhichitta in Daily Activities

FPMT Education Services is pleased to announce the release of Cultivating Mindfulness of Bodhichitta in Daily Activities, a collection of essential daily bodhichitta mindfulness practices. In Cultivating Mindfulness of Bodhichitta in Daily Activities, Lama Zopa Rinpoche shows us how to ...

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Advice about Caring for Dogs

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this advice while in New York City in July 2016. I have heard that you have to take indoor dogs out three times a day, so I thought that this gives you an unbelievable, incredible opportunity ...

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Tashi Chime Gatsal Rebuilds Nunnery

Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery (also known as Bigu Nunnery), located in a remote area of Nepal, is still rebuilding following devastation from the April 2015 earthquake. All of the buildings at the nunnery were destroyed and there was no safe ...

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Read Top Advice and Updates in September’s FPMT International Office e-News

The September FPMT International Office e-News is out now! This month you’ll find: Inspiring new advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: “How to Make Your Life Most Beneficial for Sentient Beings, Even with Your Speech.”, “A Song of Experience” is now ...

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Resources for Retreat

Resources for Retreat

“By entering into retreat, we enter into a situation where it is possible to fulfill our basic human potential and develop all the positive qualities within us. Retreat gives one the time and the space to allow for the growth ...

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