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Amitabha Buddhist Centre Helping Fulfill Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions

Amitabha Buddha Centre (ABC), Singapore, has undertaken several projects which are in alignment with Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s vast visions for the FPMT organization.  Recently, they commissioned a 50 feet high x 30 feet wide large thangka depicting Amitabha Buddha in ... Read full article

Growing Up within the FPMT Mandala

The early students of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche not only helped establish the international FPMT mandala, but many also started families and raised their children with Dharma. Three now-adult children of long-time students shared with Mandala their thoughts about taking ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Reads the New Issue of Mandala

Lama Zopa Rinpoche received Mandala July-September 2014 in California last Friday and lost no time looking through the new issue. In addition to featuring Rinpoche’s many virtuous activities during the Days of Miracles, Mandala highlighted some of the work FPMT centers, projects and services are ... Read full article

Meditation on Emptiness

While in India during the Days of Miracles, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave an oral transmission of the Vajra Cutter Sutra on Vulture’s Peak. After the transmission, he led the group of students who had come with him to Vulture’s Peak from Root Institute in ... Read full article

Lhungtok Choekhorling Monastic Project Prepares for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Ven. Massimo Stordi, coordinator for Lhungtok Choekhorling Monastic Project, a nunnery and monastery in the hills of Pomaia, Italy, shared this exciting news about His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s upcoming visit: Lhungtok Choekhorling Buddhist Nunnery and Monastery eagerly awaits and prepares for His ... Read full article

Monthly Offering of Robes to Amazing Jowo Buddha Statue

Every month, on the full moon, the Puja Fund sponsors the offering of gold and robes to the most holy Jowo Buddha Statue in Tibet. US$3,000 was recently sent toward this monthly offering. Even if you don’t personally make this ... Read full article

Namthose Arrives at Rinchen Jangsem Ling

Selina Foong, director of Rinchen Jangsem Ling (RJL) in Triang, Malaysia, shared news about the latest holy object to arrive at the center: Wonderful things are happening at RJL after our Sanghata Sutra retreat on the Day of Miracles weekend! Our collective karma finally ripened ... Read full article

Sangha Heroes

More than 30 ordained Sangha attended the recent Light of the Path retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. FPMT’s Sangha community, which comprise the International Mahayana Institute (IMI), has played a crucial role in the development of FPMT. To recognize this contribution, FPMT celebrates International ... Read full article

The New Issue of Mandala is Here!

Mandala July-September 2014 is published. And with the new issue, we offer more than a dozen new online articles that supplement and expand on our stories in print, which include Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s amazing, non-stop virtuous activities in Bodhgaya during the Days ... Read full article

How to Use Cooking in the Path

“The initial reason why people come to a Dharma center is not for the food but for the teachings and meditations; they are a little bored with the lives they have and are looking for something new. However, the conditions at the ... Read full article