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Maitreya Project Kushinagar Takes Important Step Forward

The laying of the foundation stone for a very large Maitreya Buddha statue in Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India, will take place during a ceremony on Friday, December 13, 2013. The ceremony and foundation stone laying will signify the handing over ... Read full article

Students begin 108 Nyung-Na Retreats Sponsored by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

On November 15, students began the first of 108 Nyung-Nä retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini, France. Four of these students are sponsored by the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund. The retreats will be completed in June of 2014. The cost ... Read full article

The Purpose of FPMT

“Lama Zopa: The purpose of the FPMT is to teach Dharma, to end the suffering of living beings.” – From Ven. Roger Kunsang’s Twitter page, posted on November 28, 2013 Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO of FPMT Inc., shares ... Read full article

Update from the Sera Je Food Fund

The Sera Je Food Fund continues to offer three nutritious meals daily for all 2,500 monks living at Sera Je Monastery in southern India. We currently offer 3,029,500 meals every year, that is 8,300 every day! This project is only possible ... Read full article

Destroying Ignorance

“Lama Zopa: We need to destroy our ignorance that grasps at true existence. Thru reasoning, understand the extensive kindness of living beings.” – From Ven. Roger Kunsang’s Twitter page, posted on November 28, 2013 Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO ... Read full article

Total of Practices Being Offered to Rinpoche

THANKS TO ALL who participated in the practices requested to be done for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health and long life back in April this year.  On Dec 9th, an amazing total of practices will be offered to Rinpoche as part ... Read full article

Problems Come From Our Mind

“Lama Zopa: Thinking the problem comes from outside is the source of all the delusions. The problems are created by the mind, our mind.” – From Ven. Roger Kunsang’s Twitter page, posted on December 2, 2013 Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant ... Read full article

Meaningful Life

“Lama Zopa: Your life has great meaning when you use this life to practice compassion.” – From Ven. Roger Kunsang’s Twitter page, posted on November 28, 2013 Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO of FPMT Inc., shares Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s ... Read full article

World Peace

“Lama Zopa: World peace depends on how much one can practice compassion.” – From Ven. Roger Kunsang’s Twitter page, posted on November 28, 2013 Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO of FPMT Inc., shares Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s recent pith sayings ... Read full article

Instruction on Offerings to Stupas

Lama Zopa Rinpoche translated Padmasambhava’s Instruction on Offerings to Stupas, which details the benefits of prostrating to, making offering, circumambulating , and offering service to stupas. We are happy to offer this in: A4 Version eBook Version Letter Version Translations ... Read full article