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Escape Problems Forever

“The wisdom realizing emptiness gives us the possibility to escape from problems forever,” said Lama Zopa Rinpoche in a 1990 teaching in Florence, Italy. “Achieving this ultimate happiness mainly depends on this realization. As I mentioned before, only the wisdom ... Read full article

Fourth Round of 108 Nyung Näs at Institut Vajra Yogini

“Following up on the success of previous rounds of 108 nyung näs at Institut Vajra Yogini in France, the center started a fourth round in November 2014,” said director François Lecointre. “Midway through this fourth round, almost 600 nyung näs, an intensive two-day ... Read full article

The Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive Now Offering Audio Books

The Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive has begun offering audio books through Audible.com! Audio books are a powerful way to make the Dharma more accessible to anyone who can understand spoken English. Narrator Brian Nishii offers an accessible presentation of Illuminating ... Read full article

Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teach in New Zealand Live!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche returns to New Zealand’s North Island to continue his teaching tour. Rinpoche’s teachings in Auckland at Dorje Chang Institute will be webcast LIVE on FPMT’s Livestream page:May 22: Teaching on How to Have a Happy, Meaningful Life, schedule to start at 7 p.m. New ... Read full article

Using Our Whole Life for the I That We Can’t Find

“First, the I from beginningless rebirths – the way the I is perceived by us, it appears to us as truly existent, existing from its own side,” taught Lama Zopa Rinpoche at a refuge ceremony at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore in March 2013. “The ... Read full article
Food Offered to Students and Teachers of Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India

Food Offered to Students and Teachers of Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India

 For the third year, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Social Services Fund, has offered food to the school children of Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India. This year, forty children, fifteen teachers, and 15 young monks will benefit from this offering. ... Read full article

Kopan’s Thousands of Helping Hands

While the ground continues shaking in Nepal, Kopan monks and nuns continue their emergency relief work in several districts in Nepal. Since the April 25 earthquake, there have been well over 100 magnitude 4.0+ earthquakes. Kopan teams are delivering relief ... Read full article

Nothing Happens by Itself

On May 15, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared this from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings at Chandrakirti Centre on his Twitter page: Lama Zopa: Nothing happens by itself without causes and conditions. Outside is a condition, not the principal cause. Most think outside.Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa ... Read full article

May FPMT E-News Out Now!

We hope you enjoy the May FPMT International Office E-News.In this e-News we bring you:An overview of the resources available following the earthquakes in NepalHighlights from our blogs about Lama Zopa RinpocheNews from FPMT Charitable ProjectsNew opportunities to offer service ... Read full article
Relief Sent to Several Villages in Upper Solu Khumbu Nepal

Relief Sent to Several Villages in Upper Solu Khumbu Nepal

Nyima Tashi, who is directing this initiative on behalf of Charok Lama Sherpa and Lama Zopa Rinpoche via the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund, arranged for 200 tents to be sent to Thame in Solu Khumbu region by Goma Air. Goma Air very generously ... Read full article