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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Chanting Lama Chöpa Tunes NOW AVAILABLE

FPMT Education Services is pleased to announce the release of three new videos in which Lama Zopa Rinpoche chants the Lama Chöpa tunes in three ways: fast-paced, medium-paced, and slow-paced. These videos provide an incredibly precious resource for FPMT students ...

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We Should Use Education to Benefit Others, Not Destroy Them

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India since February 2, taking every opportunity to offer blessings to many people and animals. Rinpoche has also been visiting the students of Root’s Maitreya School, a free school benefiting ...

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Bringing Dharma into the Corporate World: Rasmus Hougaard Talks about the Potential Project

Rasmus Hougaard is the founder and managing director of the Potential Project, an international program based in Copenhagen, Denmark, that works with corporations and organizations to equip their leaders and employees with methods to be more more kind, clear-minded, focused ...

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A Personal Account of the Benefits of the Sera Je Food Fund

Recently Ven. Roger Kunsang accompanied Lama Zopa Rinpoche when Rinpoche met with Geshe Gelong, a Sera Je Monastery monk, in southern India. Ven. Roger made notes of the conversation, in which Geshe Gelong expressed the importance of the Sera Je ...

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Happy Year of the Sheep from Animal Liberation Sanctuary!

Co-director Phil Hunt of Enlightenment for the Dear Animals provides a brief update on the Animal Liberation Sanctuary, a refuge for animals near Kopan Monastery, FPMT’s mother monastery in Nepal. The Animal Liberation Sanctuary (ALS), Nepal, has had its first ...

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The Yoga of Going to Sleep

“When you go to bed, when you go to sleep … this is what you are about to do when you get back to your room. Or maybe here! Maybe, if I continue a little bit, then maybe here!” Lama ...

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News from Nagarjuna C.E.T. Granada, Spain

Spiritual program coordinator Antonio Jabaloy Sánchez shared some brief news about Nagarjuna C.E.T. Granada in Spain: Here in Nagarjuna C. E. T. Granada, we are having a busy time. We have rented a commercial office in the historic center of ...

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Plan to Practice Never Seems to Happen

A student of Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote: “The reason I’m writing is that I feel that I do not progress, I feel blocked, seemingly blocked by myself. I have clear moments where I have the motivation and plans for practicing, ...

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Continuous Light Offerings to Holy Objects in Mongolia

The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund sponsors the electricity for lotus light offerings to all the holy objects on the altar at Idgaa Choizinling College in Mongolia. The lights are offered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Among ...

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The Dancers of the Three Principal Aspects [Video]

In this short video made public by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives a swift summary of the three principal aspects of the path: renunciation, bodhichitta and the right view on emptiness. Watch “Rinpoche’s Dharma Gems: The Dancers ...

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The Very Deep Kindness of the Enemy

“One time at Dharamsala, the main teacher in the monastery called the Dialectics School walked past me as I was coming down to the palace with ‘the nose up’ as you say, looking down,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche told the attendees ...

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The Golden Light Sutra and the Wasp Nest

“Today while clearing a part of the yard, I stumbled upon a wasp nest and suddenly was enveloped by a swarm of angry wasps!” said student Martine Darrou from Dunedin, New Zealand. “Trying to remain calm, I suddenly recalled our ...

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