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Rejoicing in Another Year of Meals Offered to the Poor and Homeless in Mongolia

Lamp of the Path NGO, a project of FPMT Mongolia, has been offering free meals and a regular free health clinic to the poor and homeless living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for many years. In 2016, 21,000 meals were offered to ...

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The Puja Fund Sponsors Pujas and Offerings to Holy Objects Every Month

Every month the Puja Fund sponsors pujas and offerings dedicated to the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama; the removal of obstacles to all FPMT Dharma activities; FPMT students; benefactors of every FPMT center, service, and project, as ...

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Investing in the Lugsam Samduling Home for the Aged and Disabled in Bylakuppe, India

Last year, the Social Services Fund offered several grants to elderly homes in India occupied by Tibetan refugees. Without such facilities, many elderly, first-wave Tibetan refugees, who often are without families of their own, have little prospect of accommodation or ...

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Skies of Merit on Saka Dawa, June 9

Each year on Saka Dawa—the celebration of Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana—Buddhist practitioners around the world engage in many auspicious and merit-making activities such as personally devoting oneself to the path; sponsoring beneficial pujas, practices, and prayers; and making ...

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Support Offered to the Central Tibetan Administration in Bangalore

The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is an organization based in India with the stated goals of “rehabilitating Tibetan refugees and restoring freedom and happiness in Tibet.” The CTA attends to the welfare of the Tibetan exile community in India, who ...

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Life-Saving Surgeries for the Dear Animals in Nepal

In March of this year, Tree of Compassion brought veterinarian Dr. Howard Ralph to the Animal Liberation Sanctuary in Nepal to perform critical surgeries on animals who would otherwise suffer and die without them. The visit also gave Dr. Howard ...

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Rejoicing in Seven Years of 108 Nyung Nä Retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Seven dedicated individuals are in the process of finishing 108 nyung nä retreats at Institute Vajra Yogini (IVY), France. One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to sponsor others to complete 1,000 nyung nä retreats ...

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Sponsorship of Light Offerings to Holy Objects

Lama Zopa Rinpoche often explains the benefits of offering to holy objects and encourages extensive offerings around the world. “We are not aware of the limitless skies of benefits we achieve from the practice of offering, what we can achieve ...

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The Sera Je Food Fund’s New Chapter: Self Sustainability and Ongoing Support to Sangha

An Incredible Accomplishment: An Endowment Supporting the Monks of Sera Je Monastery Long into the FutureFor the last ten years FPMT International Office has been building an endowment large enough to support the long-term health of the Sera Je Food ...

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Progress Made on Mani Chungyur, Stupa, and Water Park

Last year, the Holy Objects Fund offered a substantial grant to the Mani Chungyur, Stupa, and Water Park, a project being built in Namche Bazaar, Nepal, located in the Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone (SNPBZ). The grant is being ...

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Ongoing Support for the Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal

In 2014 a grant was offered to Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery for new accommodation needed for the resident nuns. The nunnery recently sent an update that three rows of rooms are nearly finished and some nuns have already begun moving ...

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Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery

An extensive White Tara long life puja was offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery on behalf of the entire FPMT organization on April 23, 2017. Earlier this year, Ven. Roger Kunsang received advice from Khadro Rangjung Neljorma Khandro ...

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