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Robes Offered to FPMT Resident Geshes and Touring Teachers

On Losar this year, as a token of appreciation and gratitude for the incredibly kind service offered to the FPMT organization and to the teachings of Buddha, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the FPMT Puja Fund sponsored robes 49 sets of ... Read full article

Expenses Covered for Top Scholars to Attend Winter Debate

The Lama Tsong Khapa Teachers Fund was very pleased to offer US$22,570 for the 2013 Winter Debate (Jang Gun-choe). 673 of the top debaters from Sera Je traveled to Drepung Monastery to participate with 8,000 monks from 11 different monasteries. ... Read full article

Many Holy Objects Sponsored for Inside of Large Stupa

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, is sponsoring the creation of Five Dhyani Buddha statues, a Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) statue and a number of other Buddhist statues which will go inside a large stupa that is ... Read full article

Ven Tsering Continues Writing out the Prajnaparamita Daily

Last year we shared a very moving interview with Ven. Tsering, a Kopan monk, who has devoted his life to writing out the Prajnaparamita Sutra in pure gold at Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s California residence. As Ven. Tsering is approaching his ... Read full article

Annual Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Each year, a long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche is offered on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. This puja takes place at the close of the yearly Kopan lam-rim course, or at the end of a CPMT meeting. ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Advises Israeli FPMT Study Group on Practices to Bring Peace to Area

Israel’s Shantideva Study Group was recently advised by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on pujas, practices and offerings to complete in order to help bring peace to the Palestine and Israel conflict and the whole world. Rinpoche advised the study group to ... Read full article

Offering Made to Bylakuppe Accommodation for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, recently offered US$50,000 toward a new place for His Holiness the Dalai Lama to stay when in Bylakuppe, India. This new accommodation is being built by the Tibetan Settlement Office ... Read full article

Three Months of Food Offerings to 2500 Monks

Every day, 8,300 meals are offered to all the monks studying at Sera Je Monastery. 3,300 monks join for breakfast and 2,500 monks are offered lunch and dinner. Every three months, approximately 750,000 meals are offered through the Sera Je ... Read full article

Extensive Offerings at Kachoe Dechen Ling

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has requested Sangha at Kachoe Dechen Ling to make extensive offerings daily including the extensive offering practice. These offerings have been done every day for 16 years and include water bowls, light offerings and flower offerings outside ... Read full article

Bodhichitta the Elephant Moved to Tears by Mantras

Since 2011 Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, has been covering the cost of food for a large elephant Rinpoche named “Bodhichitta” who lives in Bodhgayga, India. Rinpoche gave one condition to the owner of this ... Read full article