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Root Institute’s Incredibly Compassionate Work in Bodhgaya, India

Root Institute’s Incredibly Compassionate Work in Bodhgaya, India

Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India, has been offering ongoing charity to the destitute of the area since 1991. Three onsite projects are now administered, bringing incalculable benefit to others. Maitreya School Free school benefiting local children from Bodhgaya and neighboring ...

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August FPMT E-News Out Now!

We hope you enjoy the August edition of the FPMT International Office E-news – out now! This month we bring you: Highlights from Lama Zopa Rinpoche News, Recent Grants Offered by our Social Services Fund, Newest Online Feature from Mandala ...

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The Incredible Teaching of Caregiving

“We also went to see quite a number of old folks’ homes. Also recently in Australia. The first one was in America, I think, in Madison, [Wisconsin.] I was extremely surprised to see those young girls working in old folks’ ...

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News from Tushita Meditation Centre

News from Tushita Meditation Centre

Spiritual program coordinator Ven. Tenzin Kunphen shared a very brief summary of all that Tushita Meditation Centre in Dharamsala, India has accomplished over the first half of the 2015 season: Tushita’s latest news is out and there is much to ...

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What to Think When Others Harm You [VIDEO]

“The usual [way of thinking] is that you can harm anybody in the world who you don’t like. You kill, you do every bad thing to others who you don’t like. But, nobody can harm you!” Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches ...

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Resources for Learning FPMT Preferred Tunes and Pronunciations

Education Services now has a variety of resources for those wishing to learn the FPMT preferred tunes and pronunciations for standard prayers, practices and mantras. Students can take advantage of these downloads and other available resources: Essential Buddhist Prayers Volume ...

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Advice and Protection for Natural Disasters

Advice and Protection for Natural Disasters

Wildfires, typhoons, earthquakes and other natural disasters can affect FPMT students, centers, projects and services around the world. And Lama Zopa Rinpoche has given advice on practices for different natural disasters. This advice is always available on Rinpoche’s advice page ...

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Amazing! Fourth Round of 108 Nyung Nä Retreats for Students in France

Six dedicated individuals have just finished 108 nyung nä retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini (IVY), France. One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to sponsor others to complete 1,000 nyung nä retreats . Institute Vajra ...

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Practicing Bodhichitta Is the Best Offering

“Bodhichitta is what makes life most beneficial for oneself and meaningful for every single sentient being that exists, because every single one is suffering and needs help,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said to a student who asked, “What is the best ...

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Tenzin Phuntsok Rinpoche Visits Hayagriva Buddhist Centre [VIDEO]

Long-time student Owen Cole shares exciting news about Tenzin Phuntsok Rinpoche’s recent visit to Hayagriva Buddhist Centre in Perth, Australia: Tenzin Phutsok Rinpoche, the diminutive 12-year-old reincarnation of the great yogi and meditator Geshe Lama Konchog, has been secretly attending ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Spends Time with New York Sherpas

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Spends Time with New York Sherpas

When Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in the United States in late July, he was received with a big Sherpa welcome. About two dozen Sherpas greeted Rinpoche at the airport with khatas, offerings and tea, even bringing a puja table. New ...

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Support for Social Services Offered through Lamp of the Path, Mongolia

Support for Social Services Offered through Lamp of the Path, Mongolia

Lamp of the Path NGO, part of FPMT Mongolia, offers social services to some of the poor and homeless living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. It has three main programs: a soup kitchen, which offers about 80 meals five days a week; ...

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