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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Celebrated Around the World

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Celebrated Around the World

An inspiring number of celebrations of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday are taking place around the world. On June 21 in Dharamsala, India, a huge long-life ceremony was offered to His Holiness. Dalailama.com wrote, “At 8 o’clock His ...

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Kopan Helping Hands Work Continues Despite Danger and Difficulty

Kopan Monastery and Nunnery have been actively involved since the very beginning with relief efforts for those devastated by the Nepal earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund, set up by FPMT International Office at the request of ...

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Dharma Teachings in Russian

Many Russian FPMT students are meeting Lama Zopa Rinpoche for the first time, while he is in Moscow. Others are only seeing him again after many years. Rinpoche’s teachings there, which began on June 30, have been well attended. As ...

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Tenzin Ösel Hita: ‘Lama Yeshe Is My Best Friend’

On February 19, Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe, made a surprise visit to Malaysian center Losang Dragpa Centre to participate in its Guru Puja for Losar, Tibetan New Year. Just before the puja began, ...

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Shantideva Meditation Center Offers New Video Series

Shantideva Meditation Center Offers New Video Series

Shantideva Meditation Center in New York has recently started to offer short online videos to bring the wisdom of its visiting teachers to people outside of its geographic area. Unlike recorded teachings, which could be a few hours long and ...

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‘Think Far’

On June 27, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared this from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, who is currently teaching in Moscow, on his Twitter page : “Lama Zopa; Kadampa geshes say … Think far, long term, very extensive study with big mind, at ...

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Pujas for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Long Life Sponsored

Every year, Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s faithful assistant for 29 years and CEO of FPMT Inc. checks with high lamas about any pujas that are needed to be done for the health and long life of Lama Zopa ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teachings in Russia To Be Webcast Live

Lama Zopa Rinpoche is teaching at Ganden Tendar Ling, the FPMT center in Moscow, Russia, beginning with a public talk “How to Find Peace” on June 30. You can watch Rinpoche teach live on FPMT’s Livestream page for the teachings ...

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Spain’s Tushita Retreat Center Celebrates 20 Years

In the recently published online edition for Mandala July-December 2015, you can read about the achievements of Tushita Retreat Center: “In 2015, Tushita Retreat Center in Spain celebrates 20 years in the FPMT. Tushita is located at the heart of ...

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Grants for Shelter and Food in Remote Nepal Villages Offered

The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund was pleased to offer an additional US$50,000 toward essential relief to several Nepal villages. Initial aid had been offered to these areas last month, but the need was underestimated and this additional grant continues to ...

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Thought Transformation in Daily Life

“… Problems in life arise because we look at things in a way that is opposite to reality, to the way things actually exist. This itself is the problem,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said in a teaching on mind training in ...

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First ‘Open Day’ for Langri Tangpa Centre

First ‘Open Day’ for Langri Tangpa Centre

“Langri Tangpa Centre in Brisbane Australia rejoices in the success of its very first open day on March 29, 2015,” said committee member Carolyn Mason. “The motivation was to offer loving-kindness, blessings and benefit to all by opening our doors ...

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