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Teachings from Australia 2015 Venue: various FPMT centers in Australia Date: May 26th to June 15th, 2015 Lama Zopa Rinpoche toured Australia in May and June 2015. Rinpoche started by visiting De-Tong-Ling on Kangaroo island, where he consecrated the stupa. ...

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Tibetan Translation: Comments from a Master, Geshe Thupten Jinpa

In 2011 FPMT Translation Services organized “Taking Up the Challenge of Translating Buddhism,” a translation and editorial conference that focused on discussing the future of translation within the FPMT. Since this conference, FPMT Translation Services has been working towards creating ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche to Attend Long Life Puja for His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala; Australia Tour Schedule Change

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been invited to attend the long life puja (tenshuk) for His Holiness the Dalai Lama in honor of His Holiness’ 80th birthday in Dharamsala, India, on June 21. The long life ceremony has been organized by ...

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Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teach Live at Vajrayana Institute in Sydney

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings at Vajrayana Institute in Sydney, Australia, June 13-15 will b e webcast LIVE on FPMT’s Livestream page: June 13: Teaching on “How to Apply Dharma in Daily Life,” Vajrayana Institute, scheduled 7 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard ...

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How to Think While Getting Chemo

A student wrote that she had cancer that was removed, but the surgeon said it had spread. The doctor advised getting chemotherapy. The student requested advice from Rinpoche on what she should do. My most dear, most precious, most kind, ...

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Tenzin Ösel Hita Talks to North American Regional Meeting

Tenzin Ösel Hita Talks to North American Regional Meeting

In May of 2013, participants of the North American Regional Meeting, which took place in Portland, OR, were delighted to hear a motivating talk from Tenzin Ösel Hita. In this talk, Ösel shares his wisdom on many topics such as ...

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Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Celebrates Mani Retreat and New Resident Geshe

Ven. Tsenla, director of Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling in Mongolia, shared with Mandala news of the center’s activities over the last year, including the second annual 100 Million Mani Retreat and the arrival of their resident geshe: Please rejoice ...

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What Is the Mind?

During a 1991 talk in Adelaide, Australia, Lama Zopa Rinpoche responded to a question about low self-esteem with a teaching on the nature of the mind. Here’s a short excerpt from this talk, published by the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive: ...

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Kopan Helping Hands Continues to Offer Essential Aid in Nepal

Immediately following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, causing extensive devastation, the monks and nuns of Kopan Monastery and Nunnery (which were both badly damaged) did not hesitate to spring into action by establishing Kopan ...

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Building a Retreat House

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this translation of a Tibetan text on how to build a retreat house, published in November 2013 on the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive: As requested by Pungsang, Buddha states how to make a meditation room: On ...

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Dharmarakshita Study Group Shares Dharma in Mauritius

Shilpa Ramphul shared with Mandala some photos from Dharmarakshita Study Group’s March 2015 outreach activities in at at the Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis, Mauritius. “Dharmarakshita members and friends gathered to create more awareness of Buddhism and share mantras and ...

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The Benefits of Medicine Buddha Mantra and Practice

“The seven Medicine Buddhas, attainers of bliss, strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of yourself and all sentient beings. They vowed that their prayers would be actualized during these degenerate times when the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha are ...

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