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Don’t Get Angry at the Stick

“Actually, there’s no outside enemy. There’s a reason why people give harm to us, get angry with us or criticize us. There’s a reason, there’s a cause for that, and that cause is our mind,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught at ...

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Wisdom Publications Launches Podcasts Series

On September 3, Wisdom Publications launched The Wisdom Podcast with an interview with His Holiness the Karmapa . In the 23-minute interview, His Holiness discusses a variety of topics including the appropriateness of using the internet to receive Dharma teachings, ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Advice on Tsog Offering Practice

“The very highest meaning of tsog is to join method and wisdom,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said about the tsog ceremony in the advice “Tsog Offering Practice” on the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. “The real meaning of experiencing tsog is the ...

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Incredible Ongoing Offerings to Holy Objects and Practices at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land, Washington

Incredible Ongoing Offerings to Holy Objects and Practices at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land, Washington

The Sangha living at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land (BAPL), located in North Central Washington state in the United States, engage in weekly practices for animals and make extensive offerings to holy objects. Lama Zopa Rinpoche often explains the benefits of ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Travels from Colombia to Brazil, Live Webcast of Teachings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in Brazil earlier this week after concluding a weekend lam-rim retreat in Colombia, organized by Centro Yamantaka. Rinpoche will be teaching in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, giving a public talk on September 25 and leading a ...

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Saurabh’s Story from Tara Children’s Project [VIDEO]

Screenshot from “Saurabh’s Story” Tara Children’s Project in Bodhgaya, India, is the only orphanage for HIV-affected children in the state of Bihar and provides medical care and educational opportunities to over 20 children whose communities are unable or unwilling to ...

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New Translations from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

FPMT Education Services is happy to make available two new translations from Lama Zopa Rinpoche. “Song of the Four Mindfulnesses: Instructions for Meditation on the View of Emptiness, Causing a Rain of Siddhis to Fall” by the Seventh Dalai Lama ...

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Tong-len Practice

“The meditation on bodhichitta that you said you are doing is the best practice, that makes you achieve all the realizations and attain enlightenment in the quickest way,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote to a student who had written to thank ...

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Inner Happiness

“I think the most important thing is that you’re happy. Not just in the Western way, feeling happy with excitement and attachment, but inner happiness,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said in May 2015. “I’m talking about the happiness that you can ...

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Namgyal Rinpoche Foundation into Phase Two of Relief Efforts in Nepal

Namgyal Rinpoche Foundation into Phase Two of Relief Efforts in Nepal

Losang Namgyal Rinpoche, a Rinpoche from Kopan Monastery and a high lama of the Tamang people, has been coordinating relief aid and leading efforts to provide much needed short and long term aid to victims of the earthquakes in Nepal ...

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The Importance of Wisdom Realizing Emptiness

“As explained by the fully enlightened being, Shakyamuni Buddha, from his own experience, by meditating on the reality or ultimate nature of the I, the five aggregates, the twelve doors of the senses, the eighteen elements and other phenomena, and ...

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Choe Khor Sum Ling’s New Prison Project

“Choe Khor Sum Ling (CKSL) in Bangalore, India has started a new Liberation Prison Project (LPP) initiative,” shared CKSL student Sadhana Nagendra, “where a few members guided by visiting teachers from Sera Je Monastery go once a fortnight to Parappana ...

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