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Monthly Offering to Stupas in Nepal

  Every month, on the full moon, the Puja Fund sponsors offerings of white wash, four giant saffron flower petals and the best quality cloth to the umbrellas at the pinnacles of Bouddhanath and Swayambunath Stupas in Nepal. Please rejoice ... Read full article

Sponsorship of Annual Gelug Winter Debate

Monks from various Gelugpa monasteries participated in the extensive month-long debate on Buddhist logic at Sera Je Monastery, India, this January known as the Winter Jang Debate. This annual debate dates back to the time of Lama Tsongkhapa and was ... Read full article

Support Offered to Young Mongolian Tulku Entering Sera Je Monastery

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, recently made a substantial offering toward the costs associated with a young Mongolian tulku, Lama Jamyang Garpo, said to be an emanation of White Manjushri, entering Sera Je Monastery. Traditionally, ... Read full article

New Update on the Stupa to Minimize Harm from the Elements

  Recently, Lama Zopa Rinpoche met with Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma (Khadro-la) in India. As a result, a number of details regarding the Stupa to Minimize Harm from the Elements have changed. According to what is most beneficial now, ... Read full article

Dakini Dances for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Long Life

Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma) advised that FPMT centers include the dakinis’ request to the lama in the long life pujas arranged for Rinpoche In the January-March 2015 print edition, Mandala magazine published a piece about the two long ... Read full article

Ambulance, Mosquito Nets and Blankets Offered to Villagers in Kushinagar

In early 2014 Lama Zopa Rinpoche, via the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, offered approximately US$16,000 to Maitreya Project Kushinagar to be used toward the incredible humanitarian work they are now undertaking. Some of the money was used for a ... Read full article

Giant 21 Taras Thangka by Peter Iseli Making Progress

The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund sponsored the creation of a workshop where large thangkas can be created at Institut Vajra Yogini in France. One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for FPMT is to create many large thangkas around ... Read full article

Please Rejoice in Daily Offering of Three Meals to Monks of Sera Je Monastery

The Sera Je Food Fund offers 8,300 meals every single day to the monks studying at Sera Je Monastery. 3,300 monks are offered breakfast and 2,500 monks are offered lunch and dinner. Amazingly, approximately 65,900 pounds of rice are needed ... Read full article

Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Conclusion of the 47th Kopan Course

From Novemeber 29 – December 7, 2014, Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught at the  lam-rim retreat at Kopan Monastery, known as the November Course. The November Courses have been taking place at Kopan for more than 40 years. Many of FPMT’s senior students first met ... Read full article

Puja Offered for Peace in Israel and Palestine

In November, Lama Zopa Rinpoche recommended for Shantideva Study Group, located in Israel, to arrange an extensive Medicine Buddha puja and to sponsor recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light to help the bring peace to the escalating situation between ... Read full article