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Please Rejoice for Pujas and Offerings Sponsored During Fifteen Days of Losar

Every year during Losar (Tibetan New Year and the 15 days of miracles) the Puja Fund sponsors these pujas and offerings all over the world, dedicated to the success of the entire FPMT organization. This is something amazing to rejoice ... Read full article

Please Rejoice for New Large Padmasambhava Statue at Osel Ling

  One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for FPMT is for many large statues of Padmasambhava to be built around the world. To date, nineteen statues have been built in accordance with Rinpoche’s  wishes. Please rejoice in the completion ... Read full article

Please Rejoice in the Activities of the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund

The Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund is one of FPMT’s longest running charitable projects. Established in 1997 at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, this fund has three main objectives: Offering stipends to the 150 most senior teachers of ... Read full article

Another Successful Year for the Sera Je Food Fund

Over the past year we have reported details about the incredible amount of food required to offer three nutritious meals daily to all of the monks studying at Sera Je Monastery (3,300 for breakfast, 2,500 for lunch and dinner). The ... Read full article

Gold Offered Every Month to Holy Jowo Statue in Tibet

Every month, the Puja Fund offers gold to the most precious Jowo Buddha statue in Lhasa, Tibet. Said to have been blessed by Shakyamuni Buddha himself, the Jowo Buddha statue is one of the most sacred statues in all of ... Read full article

Please Rejoice in Incredible Year of Benefiting Animals

Benefiting animals in any way possible is a high priority for FPMT and one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the organization. The Animal Liberation Fund helps carry forth this work. In 2014, approximately 77,100 animals were liberated by ... Read full article

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