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Live Webstream UPDATE: Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Maitripa College, April 21

On Monday, April 21, at 7 p.m. PDT Lama Zopa Rinpoche will offer an oral transmission of the preliminary practice of Dorje Khadro at Maitripa College. UPDATE: All public portions of the oral transmission will be webcast live on FPMT’s Livestream — this is a new link ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Arrives in Portland, Oregon

  FPMT Spiritual Director Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived on Friday, April 18 in Portland, Oregon, US, where he is giving an initiation and oral transmission on Saturday, April 19 and Monday, April 21. Rinpoche was greeting by Yangsi Rinpoche, president ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Sangha Liberate Many Mother Sentient Beings

When Lama Zopa Rinpoche is at his residence in Calfornia, Kachoe Dechen Ling, he often joins in the weekly animal liberations that the Sangha do on behalf of all who are sick. These liberations include extensive prayers and practice, according ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Upcoming Portland Teaching Event: Materials Available

This upcoming week, on Saturday April 19 and Monday April 21, Lama Zopa Rinpoche will offer Vajrasattva Initiation and the Oral Transmission for Dorje Khadro at Maitripa College in Portland, Oregon. All public portions of the Vajrasattva initiation and oral ... Read full article

24-Hour Stupa Wheelathon at Land of Medicine Buddha

On April 6, students of Land of Medicine Buddha in Soquel, California launched a 24-hour “Wheelathon” fundraiser for the construction of a four-story replica of the Mahabodhi Stupa on their property. The original Mahabodhi Stupa in Bodhgaya, India, marks to ... Read full article

Live Webstream: Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaches at Maitripa College, April 19 & 21

On Saturday, April 19 at 7 p.m. PDT, Lama Zopa Rinpoche will offer a Vajrasattva initiation at Maitripa College in Portland, Oregon, United States. Then on Monday, April 21 at 7 p.m., Rinpoche will offer the oral transmission of the preliminary ... Read full article

Strong Compassion Serving Others

“… Tong-len practice is extremely good and we collect limitless skies of merit. When we give our merit from the past, present and future, as well as our body and material things, this results in happiness from now up to enlightenment, including all happiness ... Read full article

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The Simple Art of Meditation

In 1975, FPMT founder Lama Yeshe explained why “meditation is simple” to a group of students in Bloomington, Indiana, United states. Mandala shared some of that teaching in the September-November 2002 issue: Meditation is very simple. When hearing about meditation for the first time, you might think, “That ... Read full article

Rinpoche in Sarnath

Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited Sarnath, India, in March 2014. Sarnath is the location where Buddha Shakyamuni first taught Dharma and is one of the four major Buddhist pilgrimage sites. While at the deer park at Sarnath, Rinpoche made prayers at ... Read full article