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Please Enjoy FPMT Annual Review 2014!

We’re pleased to announce that International Office’s FPMT Annual Review 2014: Preserving, Developing and Spreading the Mahayana Tradition is available for the worldwide FPMT community in eZine and PDF formats. “All the work we are doing in FPMT is to ...

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The First Clear Step

On Losar morning last year, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave “a beautiful talk about the qualities of Lama Yeshe and the importance of the guru,”

Repaying the Kindness of Lama Yeshe and Celebrating Osel Hita

February is a month when the incomparable kindness of Lama Yeshe comes to mind. Thirty-one years ago this year, on Losar (celebrated on February 19 in 2015), FPMT’s precious founder, Lama Yeshe passed away. A year later, on February 12, ...

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Dharma Practices Dates for Year of the Wood Sheep 2142

Dharma Practice Dates on FPMT.org is a collaborative project between FPMT International Office and Liberation Prison Project, an FPMT service offering Dharma support to interested prisoners around the world. Dharma Practice Dates is drawn from the Liberation Tibetan Calendar, prepared ...

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Losar Greetings – and February E-News

Good wishes for Losar from Lama Zopa Rinpoche and all at FPMT International Office! We also hope you enjoy our February E-News, in which you will find: Updates to Rinpoche’s Schedule, Remembering the Kindness – Tenzin Osel Hita Turns 30!, ...

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Skies of Thanks

Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote the following letter in 2014 to a benefactor and said that this message could be given to others who are generous and in this way bringing sentient beings to enlightenment. My very dear friend, This is ...

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French Translation Services Successful Training

Thirteen members of the FPMT French Translation Services team met for a two-day training from February 14-15, 2015. The meeting was a mix of old and new translators and offered a rare opportunity for translators to meet each other in ...

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New Online Feature Story from Mandala!

“Memorization: Beneficial Exercise for the Mind,” our online feature story for February, has just been published! American monk Ven. Tenzin Gache (Brian Roiter), who just finished his seventh year at Sera Je Monastic University, writes about the history and role ...

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Life Is Short

Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote a letter, posted in 2012 on the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, thanking a student for his concern regarding Rinpoche’s health and giving advice about the essence of lam-rim practice: My dear Sam, Life is very short. ...

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Another Successful Year for the Sera Je Food Fund

Over the past year we have reported details about the incredible amount of food required to offer three nutritious meals daily to all of the monks studying at Sera Je Monastery (3,300 for breakfast, 2,500 for lunch and dinner). The ...

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Rinpoche at Root Institute: ‘Your Whole Life Is Lived in Total Hallucination’

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India on February 2. Ven. Sarah Thresher recently shared some of Rinpoche’s beneficial activities with Mandala: Much work has been done on improving Rinpoche’s house [at Root Institute]. A library has ...

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Geshe Kelsang Wangmo Visits Jamyang Buddhist Centre London

“We were very honored to welcome Geshe Kelsang Wangmo last November,” said Jamyang Buddhist Centre London’s Natascha Sturny. “She kindly agreed to visit us as part of her first UK tour at the invitation of FPMT UK. “On the evening ...

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