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Support Offered to New Temple Project of Ngari Khangtsen

Ngari Khangtsen, the khangtsen of Khensur Rinpoche Jampa Thegchok in south India, has recently begun their new Temple Project. In their own words, “We have outgrown the old 1983 prayer/ assembly hall made to house a maximum of 50 persons. ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Thank You, ABC Family! [Video]

On June 7, 2014, Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) in Singapore celebrated its 25th anniversary. The center commissioned two videos, which were screened to an audience of about 130, including Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, ABC’s resident teacher since 1999 and current abbot of Kopan Monastery. ... Read full article

Transforming Depression

  In a recent post on the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive,   you can read Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice on how to transform depression into the path of enlightenment: “Depression can be a good thing, because it is a sign of ... Read full article

Long-life Prayer for Khadro-la by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A prayer for Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma (Khadro-la)‘s long life composed written by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The translation was done by Ven. Sönam Tharchin at the most auspicious occasion of the retreat with Khadro-la in August 2012 at Nalanda ... Read full article

Taking Care of Sentient Beings Is the Most Meaningful Life

Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote a thank-you letter to the volunteers who had made the recent Light of the Path retreat go so well.  Rinpoche’s focus is on how meaningful it is to serve sentient beings: “My very dear, very precious, ... Read full article

The Benefit of Working for the Center – Wow!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave advice on working for centers in May 2012 at Tushita Meditation Centre: “Sometimes people who are working at centers only think of the problems – problems, problems, problems. Maybe it makes them feel sick. Their heart ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Future Site of Lhungtok Choekhorling

Lhungtok Choekhorling Monastic Project, which was named by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is an FPMT project to create an ideal environment conducive to study, meditation and a lifestyle based on the vinaya. The meaning of the name is “place where the ... Read full article

Stupa and Fountain Consecration at Land of Calm Abiding

A Land of Calm Abiding is a 485-acre (196-hectare) wilderness ranch in Big Sur, California and is dedicated to supporting long-term solitary retreats. Director Ven. Lhundup Chonyi  (Patricia DeVoe) recently  reported to Mandala some of the progress the center has ... Read full article

14,500 Animals Liberated: Please Rejoice!

The Animal Liberation Fund was incredibly pleased to offer $2,000 toward a very large animal liberation which was organized by Hong Kong’s Cham Tse Ling Center. This center recently purchased $20,000 worth of fish and other animals that were intended ... Read full article

Reciting the Names of Buddhas for Great Benefit

In response to a query by a student who was advised to sponsor a recitation of the Kangyur (the teachings of Buddha) but could not afford it, Lama Zopa Rinpoche dictated twopowerful names of buddhas to recite. By reciting these ... Read full article