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Grants for Shelter and Food in Remote Nepal Villages Offered

The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund was pleased to offer an additional US$50,000 toward essential relief to several Nepal villages. Initial aid had been offered to these areas last month, but the need was underestimated and this additional grant continues to ...

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Thought Transformation in Daily Life

“… Problems in life arise because we look at things in a way that is opposite to reality, to the way things actually exist. This itself is the problem,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said in a teaching on mind training in ...

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First ‘Open Day’ for Langri Tangpa Centre

First ‘Open Day’ for Langri Tangpa Centre

“Langri Tangpa Centre in Brisbane Australia rejoices in the success of its very first open day on March 29, 2015,” said committee member Carolyn Mason. “The motivation was to offer loving-kindness, blessings and benefit to all by opening our doors ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Travels to Russia from India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has had a busy month of travel. Rinpoche visited and taught at several FPMT centers in Australia before traveling to Dharamsala, India, to attend the long life puja for His Holiness the Dalai Lama on June 21. ...

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Ven. Margaret McAndrew Passes Away

We are sadden to share the news that Ven. Margaret McAndrew has passed away of cancer In Australia. Affectionately know as Ani Marg, she was a long-time student of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, first arriving at Kopan in ...

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Nepal Earthquake Support Fund Continues to Offer Grants

The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund continues to offer support to organizations who are benefiting those effected by the April 25, 2015 7.8 magnitude earthquake and subsequent 7.3 magnitude aftershock which occurred in May 12. The fund recently granted US$50,000 to ...

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Compassionately Saving Insects

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in Dharamsala, India last week for the long life puja and celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday. The long life puja was on June 21. Before the events, Rinpoche met with Khadro-la (Rangjung ...

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June FPMT E-News – Out Now

We hope you enjoy our June FPMT International Office E-News. In this month’s e-News you’ll find: Highlights of News, Activities and Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Introducing the just-published Mandala magazine, New mantra card from FPMT Education Services, Update about ...

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Taking the Suffering of Others

During a teaching in Florence, Italy, in 1990, Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught on tong-len and other topics. Here’s an excerpt from this teaching, recently published on the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. “… Everyone wants happiness and does not want suffering. ...

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Jade Buddha for Universal Peace Opens Tour Office in Korea

“The official Jade Buddha for Universal Peace tour office has opened in Korea,” reported director Ian Green. “Located in Incheon, near the South Korean capital city of Seoul, the office will organize the tour of the Jade Buddha which will ...

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A Healthy Diet

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave the following advice to a student who had written to him about having hypothyroidism and a food addiction and needing to loss weight. “… If you want to benefit other sentient beings, to free them from ...

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The New Mandala Is Here!

The new, redesigned Mandala magazine is in the mail to supporters of the Friends of FPMT program and students who receive Mandala through FPMT centers and projects that offer it to supporters as a benefit. With our reimagining of Mandala ...

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