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Problems as the Path

Problems as the Path

On May 10, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared this from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teaching at Mahamudra Centre on his Twitter page: Lama Zopa: Thought transformation is not to stop the problem. It is to use it to make it highly beneficial ...

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Tending to Animals After the Earthquake

Tending to Animals After the Earthquake

Phil Hunt, coordinator of the Animal Liberation Sanctuary at Kopan Monastery, has been helping not only the animals at Kopan, but other animals in Kathmandu and surrounding areas. Phil has been blogging about this work at Tree of Compassion. Here ...

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Rinpoche Continues New Zealand Tour, Video of Teachings Available

Lama Zopa Rinpoche traveled from New Zealand’s North Island to its South Island to continue his teaching tour, which is being made available as much as possible via web streaming. Video of these teachings, both live and recorded, can be ...

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A New Book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche: ‘How to Help Your Loved Ones Enjoy Death and Go Happily to Their Next Rebirth’

In this handbook – now available as a free download – Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives a huge amount of advice about how to help our loved ones before, during, and after death. This 400+ page book, compiled and edited by ...

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Rinpoche Prays for Those Suffering after Second Nepal Earthquake

A second big earthquake has hit Nepal. Ven Roger Kunsang writes from New Zealand: “The earthquake hit near Everest and Namche [in Solu Khumbu quite close to Lawudo and Thame]. The first measured 7.4, and then there was another soon ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaches at Mahamudra Centre [Video]

Lama Zopa Rinpoche began teaching in New Zealand over the weekend at Mahamudra Centre. Rinpoche taught on “Working for Peace – Pacifying Inner and Outer Turmoil.” Rinpoche also reconsecrated the stupa at Mahamudra Centre. Due to water leaking into the ...

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Losang Namgyal Rinpoche Offering Essential Relief Aid in Nepal

The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund has been contributing to the efforts of Losang Namgyal Rinpoche’s Nepal Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund . US$10,000 has been offered to these efforts. Losang Namgyal Rinpoche’s organization is helping save the lives of some of ...

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The Benefits of Chanting OM MANI PADME HUM

“The benefits of reciting the Compassion Buddha mantra are infinite, like the limitless sky,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said in July 2000. “Even if you don’t have much intellectual understanding of Dharma, even if the only thing you know is OM ...

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An Update from Ven. Roger Kunsang Concerning the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund

Ven. Roger Kunsang released this recent update: First, I would like to extend a very big THANK YOU to everyone for moving on this emergency relief effort so quickly by offering to the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund, which we set ...

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News from FPMT’s Center in Pokhara, Nepal

Ganden Yiga Chözin Buddhist Meditation Centre in Pokhara (about 200 km/120 miles from Kathmandu) was the only FPMT center in Nepal to not experience structural damage by the recent earthquake. Director Drolkar Maree Court shared in an email how the ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teachings from Bodhgaya

During February and March of this year, Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught in Bodhgaya at Root Institute. FPMT International Office is happy to make these teachings available to the public as videos and MP3 downloads via Rinpoche Available NOW. Topics covered ...

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Extensive Damage at Lawudo Gompa and Retreat Centre

Lawudo Gompa and Retreat Centre , located in the mountainous Solu Khumbu region of Nepal, is an essential part of FPMT. “Lawudo is the heart where FPMT started,” FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche has said. The cave at Lawudo ...

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