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Monthly Offering of Robes to Amazing Jowo Buddha Statue

Every month, on the full moon, the Puja Fund sponsors the offering of gold and robes to the most holy Jowo Buddha Statue in Tibet. US$3,000 was recently sent toward this monthly offering. Even if you don’t personally make this ...

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Path to Geshe: A Story of Monastic Life

“Path to Geshe” by William Judge and Bodhi Leaf Productions tells the story of monastic life at Sera Je Monastery. You can learn more about this wonderful film on the Bodhi Leaf Productions website. You can also view the trailer ...

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A Year of Most Secret Hayagriva Pujas Sponsored at Sera Je Monastery

Every month on the Tibetan 29th day, an important day to offer protector pujas, The Puja Fund sponsors about 40 of the most senior monks of Sera Je Monastery, who specialize in the practice of Most Secret Hayagriva, to offer ...

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$50,000 Offered to Land of Medicine Buddha’s Amazing New Stupa

Lama Zopa Rinpoche had previously pledged to support Land of Medicine Buddha’s planned 39-ft stupa which is a replication of the holy Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, India, the site where the Buddha attained enlightenment. We are happy to report that ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Inspired By Maitripa College

Lama Zopa Rinpoche recently offered a series of teachings at Maitripa College in Portland, OR. These teachings were streamed live and are now available to watch at any time. Rinpoche was very inspired by the work being done at Maitripa ...

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Yeshe Norbu Association: Supporting Tibetan Refugees

Yeshe Norbu Association is an Italian FPMT non-profit association which supports important projects benefiting Tibetan refugees and children. One project that Yeshe Norbu has benefited immensely is the Sera Je Food Fund. Over the past ten years, Yeshe Norbu has ...

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Monthly Activities Offered by the Puja Fund

The extensive range of practices and pujas that are offered in India, Nepal and around the world through the Puja Fund is astounding. As Charitable Projects Coordinator, Ven. Holly Ansett, recently commented, “It is like Rinpoche has taken on the ...

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Offering Three Meals Daily to 2,500 Monks

Every day, the Sera Je Food Fund offers three vegetarian meals to all of the monks studying at Sera Je Monastery (with an additional 800 monks from the Sera Je School joining for breakfast). The fund currently offers 8,300 meals ...

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Support for the Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery Continues

Lama Zopa Rinpoche recently raised US$20,000 for the Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal, for the building of ten rooms for the nuns’ accommodation. The offering was made from a number of extremely kind benefactors in Singapore. Providing quality housing for ...

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The Great Prayer Wheel at Land of Medicine Buddha

Please enjoy this short video of Land of Medicine Buddha’s Great Prayer Wheel being turned by many. This incredible prayer wheel contains over 170 billion mantras as well as many sets of texts.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Meeting the Children from Ngari Institute

In this touching video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche meets the children of the Ngari Institute of Buddhist Dialectics in Ladakh, India. Rinpoche is listening to the children reciting many prayers that they have memorized. Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche ...

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The Best Long Life Puja: Practice Dharma

Remember the Guru’s Kindness By Lama Zopa Rinpoche The following advice was given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in response to requests by students to help them understand how best to prolong the life of the guru, and how to avoid ...

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