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Freeing All Beings from Suffering

As Lama Zopa Rinpoche travels throughout the world, he always takes time to emphasize the activities we can do to benefit animals, which is one of Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for FPMT. In an excerpt from “Liberating Animals from the Dangers ...

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Transforming Suffering into Happiness

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave the following advice to a student who said he felt like a magnet for bad situations, people and environments: I’m going to tell you what Kadampa Geshe Khamlungpa said in regards to attracting bad situations like ...

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Ven. Ann McNeil Passes Away

Ven. Ann McNeil, one of Lama Yeshe’s and Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s most senior Western students, passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015, in British Columbia, Canada. Known as Anila Ann, she became a student of Lama Yeshe in 1970, when ...

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Please Rejoice in the Activities of the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund

The Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund is one of FPMT’s longest running charitable projects. Established in 1997 at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this fund has three main objectives: Offering stipends to the 150 most senior teachers of ...

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Dharma Double Feature in Canada

On January 25, Lama Yeshe Ling, an FPMT center serving the greater Toronto area in Ontario, Canada, hosted a screening of two documentary films featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama – Dalai Lama Awakening and Compassion in Action – with ...

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The Benefits of Working for the Guru

Each year Lama Zopa Rinpoche receives about 1,500 letters and emails. In his replies to these letters, Rinpoche may offer essential advice, thanks and, if requested, life practices. Here is one letter Rinpoche sent in 2014, thanking a student who ...

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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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