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Losang Dragpa Centre Reaches Out to Thailand

In early February, Losang Dragpa Centre in Malaysia, helped reach out to Dharma practitioners in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Lamrim Group, a sister group of Losang Dragpa Centre under the leadership of Irene Ong, invited former center resident teacher Geshe Tenzin ...

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Monthly Offerings to Statues of Buddha in Bodhgaya and Tibet

Every month, on the full moon, the Puja Fund sponsors offerings to Buddha statues in Tibet and Bodhgaya. An offering of robes, made of the most precious material chosen by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, to the Buddha Statue in Mahabodhi Temple, ...

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Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore

On Sunday, March 13, the official long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered by the entire FPMT organization took place at Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) in Singapore. About 750 people attended the beautifully arranged puja in person, with hundreds, ...

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Advice While Breaking Up with a Partner

A student wrote Lama Zopa Rinpoche because he was having a hard time after breaking up with his partner and was finding it hard to practice. My very dear, precious, kind, wish-fulfilling student, Thank you very much your kind email ...

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The Preliminary Practice of Altar Set-up and Water Bowl Offerings

The practice of offering 100,000 water bowls is one of nine preliminary practices or “ngöndros” performed in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. The preliminary practices are designed to accumulate merit and purify negativities in order to quickly generate realizations on the ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Singapore, Watch Long Life Puja Webcast Live

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been in Singapore since February 26, when he was welcomed by hundreds of people at the airport. The next day, Rinpoche began his spring teaching tour at Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) where he led a refuge ...

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1,000 Statues of Lama Yeshe for Vajrapani Institute’s New Gompa

Since 2011, Vajrapani Institute has been working with others to create a lifelike statue of FPMT’s precious founder, Lama Yeshe. In 2013, Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered US$10,000 toward the completion of his statue. In November of 2015, after an unusual ...

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Practice and Merit Making at Maratika Caves

Before traveling to Singapore, Rinpoche spent six days at Maratika Caves (also known as Haleshi), during the 15 Days of Miracles. This holy site is where Guru Rinpoche, with the wisdom-mother Mandarava, achieved immortal life through the practice of Amitayus. ...

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“The Eye-Opener” [Video]

Over the course of a year, student François Schick documented in a short film entitled “The Eye-Opener” the talent and technique of Nalanda Moanstery’s master painter Sonam Sherpa. The film captures the painting and gilding of one statue in a ...

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Rejoice before Dying

A student close to passing away wrote Lama Zopa Rinpoche saying she didn’t get to finish her preliminary practices and was not clear what to think and practice. My most dear, most kind, most precious, wish-fulfilling one, Please read Practicing ...

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Preliminary Practice of Prostrations eBook Available

Prostrations to the Thirty-five Confession Buddhas with recitation of the “Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls” from the Sutra of Three Heaps , is one of the most powerful methods available to purify harmful actions we have done in the past. ...

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Start ‘Living in the Path’

“The daily activities that you are doing, the point is to make them most beneficial for sentient beings, a cause for enlightenment, a cause for oneself to attain omniscience so that one can liberate sentient beings from the oceans of ...

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