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Food Offered to Monks Studying at Idgaa Choizinling College in Mongolia

For the last few years Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been offering the food for the monks studying at Idgaa Choizinling College in Mongolia. Recently US$5,564 was offered to cover the costs of offering lunch to all of the thirty-five monks ...

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Reciting the Sutra of Golden Light in Support of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions

One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for FPMT is for students to recite the Sutra of Golden Light for world peace. Specifically, Rinpoche has said, “The most beneficial thing to have peace and to stop the wars is reciting ...

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Twenty-five Years of Offering Meals to the Monks of Sera Je Monastery

Since 1991, the Sera Je Food Fund has been offering three meals a day to every monk studying at Sera Je Monastery. Some monks do not need to rely on this service due to various reasons such as having personal ...

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Grant Offered to Rolwaling Sangag Choling Monastery to Rebuild Gompa

Grant Offered to Rolwaling Sangag Choling Monastery to Rebuild Gompa

Thanks to the kindness of a generous benefactor who provided a grant, the Social Services Fund was able to recently offer US$173,599 to Rolwaling Sangag Choling Monastery for the rebuilding of their gompa. Rolwaling Monastery is the main monastery in ...

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The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen Offers Bread and Rice for 30,000

The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen Offers Bread and Rice for 30,000

Over 30,000 people, including monks from surrounding monasteries, packed into Tashi Lhunpo Monastery for the last of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Jangchup Lamrim teachings in South India in late December 2015. The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen prepared rice ...

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Food Offered to Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India

Food Offered to Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India

For the fourth year, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Social Services Fund, has offered food every day of the year to the school children and staff of Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India. This year, 46 school children, 16 teachers and ...

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Monthly Offerings to Statues of Buddha in Bodhgaya and Tibet

Every month, on the full moon, the Puja Fund sponsors offerings to Buddha statues in Tibet and Bodhgaya. An offering of robes, made of the most precious material chosen by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, to the Buddha Statue in Mahabodhi Temple, ...

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1,000 Statues of Lama Yeshe for Vajrapani Institute’s New Gompa

Since 2011, Vajrapani Institute has been working with others to create a lifelike statue of FPMT’s precious founder, Lama Yeshe. In 2013, Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered US$10,000 toward the completion of his statue. In November of 2015, after an unusual ...

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Food Offered to 17,000 During His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Teaching Event at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

In December, the Preserving the Lineage Fund sponsored the offering of lunch to 17,000 people during His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s anticipated three day teaching event at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery which preceded His Holiness’s Jangchup Lamrim teachings, also held at ...

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Revive Nepal Project: Tenzin Ösel Hita Helps to Rebuild Nepal

Friends around the world recently observed Tenzin Ösel Hita’s 31st birthday on February 12. Ösel joined Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma) for a vegetarian momo lunch at Kopan Monastery the following day. Ösel is in ...

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Puja Fund Activities on Losar

This year on Losar, in addition to the wide array of pujas and offerings, the Puja Fund also sponsored 100,000 tsog offerings by the Kopan monks and nuns and dedicated to the long life of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and to ...

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Community Hall in Tibetan Settlement of 2,710 Refugees

Community Hall in Tibetan Settlement of 2,710 Refugees

In July we reported that a US$116,8 48 grant from the Social Services Fund had been offered to Rabagayling Tibetan Settlement in South India for the building of a new community hall that will benefit the 2,710 refugees there. We ...

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