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Kopan Helping Hands Work Continues Despite Danger and Difficulty

Kopan Monastery and Nunnery have been actively involved since the very beginning with relief efforts for those devastated by the Nepal earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund, set up by FPMT International Office at the request of ... Read full article

Tenzin Ösel Hita: ‘Lama Yeshe Is My Best Friend’

On February 19, Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe, made a surprise visit to Malaysian center  Losang Dragpa Centre  to participate in its Guru Puja for Losar, Tibetan New Year. Just before the puja began,  Ösel gave a ... Read full article

Pujas for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Long Life Sponsored

Every year, Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s faithful assistant for 29 years and CEO of FPMT Inc. checks with high lamas about any pujas that are needed to be done for the health and long life of Lama Zopa ... Read full article

Grants for Shelter and Food in Remote Nepal Villages Offered

The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund was pleased to offer an additional US$50,000 toward essential relief to several Nepal villages.  Initial aid had been offered to these areas last month, but the need was underestimated and this additional grant continues to provide ... Read full article

Nepal Earthquake Support Fund Continues to Offer Grants

The Nepal Earthquake Support Fund continues to offer support to organizations who are benefiting those effected by the April 25, 2015 7.8 magnitude earthquake and subsequent 7.3 magnitude aftershock which occurred in May 12. The fund recently granted US$50,000 to ... Read full article
Osel Hita’s Pilgrimage to India and Nepal: “I Don’t Want to Create Followers, I Want to Create Leaders”

Osel Hita’s Pilgrimage to India and Nepal: “I Don’t Want to Create Followers, I Want to Create Leaders”

On April 12, 2015, Ösel Hita led a small group people on a once-in-a-lifetime “Universal Pilgrimage” to India and Nepal. While the itinerary called for visits to monasteries, holy places, and an exploration of Tibetan Buddhist culture and history, an unexpected ... Read full article
Tenzin Ösel Hita Talks to North American Regional Meeting

Tenzin Ösel Hita Talks to North American Regional Meeting

In May of 2013, participants of the North American Regional Meeting, which took place in Portland, OR, were delighted to hear a motivating talk from Tenzin Ösel Hita. In this talk, Ösel shares his wisdom on many topics such as the FPMT ... Read full article

Kopan Helping Hands Continues to Offer Essential Aid in Nepal

Immediately following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, causing extensive devastation, the monks and nuns of Kopan Monastery and Nunnery (which were both badly damaged) did not hesitate to spring into action by establishing Kopan ... Read full article
Please Rejoice on Saka Dawa for the Prayers and Practices Offered by 15,650 Sangha

Please Rejoice on Saka Dawa for the Prayers and Practices Offered by 15,650 Sangha

Each year on Saka Dawa (Day 15 of Month 4: Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana), the Puja Fund  sponsors an extensive array of offerings and pujas.  Please rejoice that today, on Saka Dawa, 15,650 ordained Sangha members are offering ... Read full article

Support Continues for Losang Namgyal Rinpoche’s Ongoing Work in Nepal

The  Nepal Earthquake Support Fund  has been contributing to the work of Losang Namgyal Rinpoche’s Nepal Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund. Losang Namgyal Rinpoche, a Kopan Rinpoche and a high lama for the Tamang people, has been coordinating with Kopan on relief work ... Read full article