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Top Scholars Awarded New Robes for Memorization

For seventeen years the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund sponsors an oral examination of Sera Je Monastery’s top scholars who have shown a propensity for memorization. This year, 213 monks were awarded new robes for their successful memorization of particular texts. ...

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Grant Offered to the Animal Liberation Sanctuary in Nepal

Every day around the world millions of animals are killed and mistreated needlessly. In countries like Nepal, the care and management of animals is very poor and animal sacrifices are common creating tremendous suffering for the animals and those involved. ...

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Helping Monasteries and Nunneries Thrive

The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund was established to support monasteries, nunneries, and individual monks and nuns with food, accommodation, health care, education and Dharma practice. Supporting monks and nuns is one of the highest priorities for the FPMT organization, because ...

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Grant Offered to MAITRI Charitable Trust for Social Service in Bodhgaya

MAITRI Charitable Trust provides essential education, medical care, aid to mothers and children, animal care, and various forms of charitable service to the destitute in Bodhgaya, India. MAITRI began its work in 1989 when Adriana Ferranti put her leprosy training ...

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The Puja Fund Sponsors Pujas and Offerings on Chokhor Duchen

Each year on Chokhor Duchen, one of the four great holy days of the Tibetan Buddhist calendar, The Puja Fund sponsors pujas and offerings all over the world dedicated to success of the entire FPMT organization. The practices are offered ...

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Monthly Medicine Buddha Puja to Benefit Entire FPMT Organization

Every month on the Tibetan 8 th day The Puja Fund sponsors all the monks of Sera Mey Monastery to offer Medicine Buddha puja dedicated FPMT centers, projects, services; all students who are ill or having life obstacles; benefactors of ...

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Support for Social Services at Root Institute Continues

For the past six years, due to the kindness of one main benefactor, the FPMT Social Services project has been able to offer substantial grants toward the amazing projects of Root Institute, India, which directly benefit underprivileged individuals in the ...

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Investing in Retreat Houses for Geshes in Chailsa, Nepal

Chailsa is in Solu Khumbu, north-eastern Nepal, the district where Lama Zopa Rinpoche was born. Chailsa is in the southern part of the district. In May, Lama Zopa Rinpoche stayed at Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery for a month and visited ...

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Ven. Tsering Comments on Fifteen Years of Writing out the Prajnaparamita Sutra

In March we reported that Ven. Tsering has entered his fifteenth year of writing out the Prajnaparamita Sutra in gold ink on archival quality rainbow paper as a means to create the karma needed to build the large Maitreya Buddha ...

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Grant Offered to New Stupa Being Built in Thame, Solo Khumbu, Nepal

A large stupa is being built in Thame in the Solo Khumbu district of Nepal to replace one that was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake. The new stupa, which will stand nearly 44 feet tall with a base measuring 56 ...

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Ongoing Prayers, Practices, Offerings, Holy Object Creation, and Animal Blessings at Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s USA Residences

Resident Sangha at Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s residences in Washington State and California, USA, offer weekly animal liberation practice and charity for ants, extensive daily offering practices, make tsa-tsas and stupas daily, and engage in nightly Dharma protector practices and sur ...

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Tenzin Ösel Hita’s 2017 European Tour [Video]

During the first three months of 2017, Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe, toured European FPMT centers giving talks to hundreds of eager students. The tour began on January 25 at Maitreya Instituut Amsterdam in ...

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