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Grant Offered to Build New Community Hall in Tibetan Settlement

A grant for a new community hall in south India was offered to Rabagayling Tibetan Settlement at Garupuru. Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Social Services Fund, raised and was able to offer US$116,848 for this important new building due to ...

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‘We Don’t Know Anything About This “I”‘

On July 24, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page this from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, who was teaching in Copenhagen, Denmark, at an event organized by Tong-nyi Nying-je Ling: Lama Zopa, Copenhagen; we go to school, we work, we ...

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Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Live in Denmark

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark, to give teachings and a Great Medicine Buddha initiation July 24-25, organized by Tong-nyi Nying-je Ling. Motivational talks and teachings before the initiation will be webcast live beginning at 7 p.m. local ...

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Rinchen Jangsem Ling Retreat Centre Completes 8th Annual Mani Retreat

Rinchen Jangsem Ling Retreat Centre (RJL) in Malaysia recently completed its 8th annual one-month mani retreat, a tradition for the center during Saka Dawa (mid-May to mid-June) encouraged by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Two hundred forty-six participants from four countries accumulated ...

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“Anye” Uses Fashion to Support Orphans of Tara Children’s Project

Everything has been great so far. Many people seem to like what we are trying to do with the clothes. Starting a new brand can be a bit slow going at first, but we have lots of great design ideas ...

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New Photo Albums of Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Several photo albums featuring Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s activities around the world have been posted to FPMT.org for students and supporters to look at and enjoy. Rinpoche toured Australia during May and June 2015, visiting several FPMT centers including De-Tong Ling ...

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International Merit Box Project: 14 New Grants Awarded for 2015

International Merit Box Project: 14 New Grants Awarded for 2015

With a special thanks for all those who submitted or helped coordinate Merit Box offerings over the past year, it’s time to rejoice! A new set of 14 Merit Box grants have been awarded for 2015. Disbursements will be sent ...

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Lunch Offered to Children of the Central School for Tibetans for the Second Year

Lunch Offered to Children of the Central School for Tibetans for the Second Year

For the second year in a row, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Social Services Fund, offered US$8,242 for lunch for all of the young children attending the Central School for Tibetans in Bylakuppe, South India. In addition to this same ...

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The ‘I’ Is One; Others Are Numberless

“The I is one; others are numberless,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche reminds students in Cutting the Root of Samsara, Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive’s third volume in a series drawn from the 24th Kopan course in 1991. “There are numberless sentient beings ...

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Institut Vajra Yogini Completes Fourth Annual Nyung Nä Retreat

Institut Vajra Yogini Completes Fourth Annual Nyung Nä Retreat

Each year Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Practice and Retreat Fund, personally sponsors up to 10 people willing to do 100 nyung näs – an intensive and demanding two-day Chenrezig retreat – at Institut Vajra Yogini (IVY) in France. Institut ...

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The Sera Je Food Fund Increases Food Offering Over Winter Months

Every day of every year the Sera Je Food Fund offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner to 2,500 monks studying at the Sera Je Monastery. An additional 800 monks join for breakfast every day. Offering this requires a tremendous amount of ...

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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Netherlands 2015 Venue: Maitreya Institute, Loenen, Netherlands Date: July 11th to July 20th, 2015 Lama Zopa Rinpoche teachings given from July 11th to July 20th, 2015 at Maitreya Institute. The teachings were titled “Essence of Kadam”.