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As a Mother Sees Her Most Beloved Child

“As a mother sees her most beloved child, if our mind has loving kindness, compassion and bodhichitta towards all other beings, then we see all beings – those who help us and even those who harm, whatever they do – ...

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It’s Not Sufficient to Have a Small Good Heart

“It’s best in our day-to-day life to practice some positive attitude, having some renunciation, having some satisfaction, controlling the dissatisfied mind, attachment,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said in Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive’s newest ebook, Creating the Causes of Happiness. “We need ...

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2.5 Million Mantras and One Statue for Peace in Spain

Anne Wenaas, director of O.Sel.Ling Centro de Retiros in Spain, shared the center’s recent amazing practice accomplishments: On Christmas 2015, we started a one-week mani retreat. Ven. Yeshe Chodron started to lead it and then Irina, a volunteer here, continued ...

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Rituals Service Seminar Offered in Latvia this April

Ganden Buddhist Meditation Centre, FPMT’s Latvian center, will be hosting a Rituals Service Seminar with Ven. Angie Muir from April 10 – April 13, 2015. This four-day Rituals Service Seminar provides in-depth instruction on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s method of leading ...

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How to Bless Food with OM AH HUM

A student wrote Lama Zopa Rinpoche and asked for advice about blessing food as the student’s family owns a factory that makes food that is later sold in shops. My most dear, most kind, most precious wish-fulfilling student, Regarding your ...

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The Most Powerful Practice for Patience Is Emptiness

While Lama Zopa Rinpoche was staying at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India, he offered blessings to many people and animals during the first 15 days of Tibetan New Year. Ven. Sarah Thresher recently shared news of some of Rinpoche’s beneficial ...

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Beautiful Extensive Offerings at Kachoe Dechen Ling in California USA

Every day at Kachoe Dechen Ling in California, USA, four ordained Sangha members currently dedicate their time to making extensive offerings and doing practices requested by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to benefit the entire FPMT organization, benefactors, students, and all beings. ...

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The Deceiving Mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India, on February 2, where he offered blessings to many people and animals. On March 2, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared this on his Twitter page: Lama Zopa Rinpoche, teaching very energetically: ...

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Insight Meditation Home Practice with Ven. Antonio Satta

Director François Lecointre shares news of an exciting new development in Institut Vajra Yogini’s programming – insight meditation retreat from the comfort of your home: One hundred people from around the world took part in the first Insight Meditation Home ...

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Remembering Impermanence and Death for Harmonious Relationships

“Even concerning having harmonious relationships, it’s also beneficial to remember impermanence and death,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche said in Creating the Causes of Happiness, the second volume in Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive’s four-part ebook series taken from the lightly edited transcripts ...

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Investing in the Future and Preservation of the Gelug Tradition

At a meeting held in South India in December 2014, His Holiness the Dalai Lama stressed the extreme importance of establishing the Geluk International Foundation and offices for the long term preservation of the Gelug tradition. Lama Zopa Rinpoche immediately ...

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What a Bodhisattva Is

“Just because a person recites the Mahayana prayers, just because he recites mantras or does a sadhana, visualizing deities, enlightened beings, those secret aspect buddhas, just because he does sadhanas that contain the tantric path, that alone doesn’t mean the ...

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