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Recent Disbursements

The Stupa Fund supports the making of over 1,000 small Kadampa stupas each year. These stupas are made by resident Sangha at Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s home in California and are dedicated for students who have passed away. The fund has ... Read full article

Message from Osel Hita June 5, 2012

Occasionally Osel Hita shares his thoughts and experiences on his Facebook page. In this update, he discusses the evolution of our specials and updates us on the condition of his mother, Maria. Hello, Everybody! Long time no talk! So here ... Read full article

Saka Dawa Celebrated Around the World

FPMT News Around the World FPMT centers, projects and services around the world celebrated Saka Dawa, the day commemorating Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana, yesterday. We rejoice in all of the events and activities that took place! Here are highlights from ... Read full article

Sera Je Food Fund Videos

June 2012: We are delighted to present you with new videos which help illustrate the many benefits of this project. “A Brief Introduction to the Sera Je Food Fund” is a short introduction and overview of the project. “The Making ... Read full article

Sera Je Food Fund’s New Videos!

June 2012: We are delighted to present you with new videos which help illustrate the many benefits of this project. “A Brief Introduction to the Sera Je Food Fund” is a short introduction and overview of the project. “The Making ... Read full article

Six Months of Food Offered

June 2012: FPMT was able to send US$115,000 to Sera Je Monastery. This contribution covers the next six months’ worth of meals for all 2,600 monks currently studying at Sera Je.           Thank you to all the kind benefactors who support ... Read full article

Rejoice for the Wonderful Food Fund! A Devotional Tear Dropped in the Rice Bowl

By Geshe Thubten Jinpa  Received May 2012: The sun is at its brightest at 9 a.m., but a soft breeze blows making the morning chilly. Hundreds of monks in their maroon robes begin to flow in, clutching a square cushion ... Read full article

Dried Food for Monks over Losar

February 2012: Dried food was distributed to about 2,550 of our Sera Je monks! No, not to celebrate Valentine’s Day but because our main kitchen will be closed during the coming two weeks Losar (Tibetan New Year) holidays. Each monk ... Read full article

Sera Je Food Fund’s Amazing New Bread-Making Machine

August 2011: Cherok Lama generously sponsored a new bread-making machine for the Sera Je Food Fund kitchen. This was offered on the occasion of his Rik-Chung ceremony in August of last year.  This new machine has reduced the need for ... Read full article

Rediscovered: Early Footage of FPMT in Mongolia

FPMT News Around the World Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Director Massimo Corona reports the recent uncovering of a VHS tape from a decade ago, featuring the former CEO of FPMT Mongolia Ueli Minder and Thubten Gyatso (Dr. Adrian Feldmann). ... Read full article