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The Many Helping Hands of FPMT Centers and Projects in Nepal

As the shaking of the ground in Nepal tapers off and electricity returns to Kathmandu, relief efforts have been moving forward. Ven. Roger Kunsang shared that the first aid shipment to Thame arrived on May 1. Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered ...

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Update from Ven. Roger Kunsang

30 April 2015, 10 p.m. Kathmandu time From Ven. Roger: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teaching was in the gompa due to the rain. Rinpoche taught that the earthquake fear is similar to what we create in Chöd, and that the earthquake ...

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News from Kopan Nunnery

30 April 2015, 1 p.m. Kathmandu time From Ven. Sarah Thresher: Today, Tara Melwani, who is the Southeast Asia FPMT regional coordinator from Singapore, and myself went down to check on the Khachoe Ghaykil Nunnery also known as Kopan Nunnery. ...

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Kopan Monastery Helps Supply Water and Food

Posted 30 April 2015, 10:18 p.m. Kathmandu From Kopan Monastery staff: Day five We’ve come to know that food and water are needed at the hospital, which is full of sick people and their families living with little amounts of ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Sending US$50,000 of Aid to Thame in Solu Khumbu District, Nepal

29 April 2015, 1 p.m. Kathmandu From Ven. Roger Kunsang: So many people have been affected and many seriously. It’s an impossible job to help everyone at the same time. The government with the support of many overseas and local ...

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Helping in Diverse Ways

29 April 2015, 8 p.m. Kathmandu time From Ven. Sarah Thresher: Teachings canceled today [at Kopan]. Most people went down to help in diverse ways: distributing food in Bhaktapur, moving rubble, collecting garbage. In Durbar Square they found one person ...

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Video of Kopan Monastery after the Earthquake

Phil Hunt, coordinator for the Animal Liberation Sanctuary, a project of Kopan Monastery, was enroute to Nepal when the earthquake struck on Saturday, April 25. He arrived safely in Kathmandu on Sunday, April 26, and traveled up to Kopan Monastery. ...

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FPMT’s Activities in Nepal

The strong connection between the international FPMT community and Nepal cannot be understated. After all, Kopan Hill is where it all started. After receiving teachings from Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the first Kopan courses in the early ...

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One’s Self-Cherishing Mind

28 April 2015, 9 p.m. Kathmandu time From Ven. Roger Kunsang: Services have started to come back. Kopan just got electricity and internet just now. Rinpoche taught this afternoon, but still no initiation. Rinpoche taught mostly on emptiness and how ...

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Prayers and Light Offerings at Kopan

28 April 2015, 8 p.m. Kathmandu time From Kopan Monastery staff: Updated from day two, mid-day (yesterday) As on the first day, we saw all the people either on the road or in open places. Most of them are staying ...

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Nepal Earthquake Support Fund

In light of the recent tragic earthquake in Nepal, Ven. Roger Kunsang has asked FPMT International Office to set up a fund so that FPMT can provide assistance. Donations to the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund will be used to provide ...

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Updates from Kopan Monastery after the Earthquake

27 April 2015, 10 p.m. (Kathmandu time) From Ven.Roger Kunsang: All at Kopan Monastery are spending the third night sleeping outside. Most people in the area are doing the same. People are very scared to sleep inside the houses as ...

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