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Weekly Ocean Blessings with Namgyälma Mantra Boards

In addition to the weekly animal liberations offered by the Sangha at Kachoe Dechen Ling – Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s California residence, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has requested the Sangha to also make weekly trips to the Pacific Ocean in order to ...

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Marble Stupa Sponsored for IMI House, Sera Je Monastery

The Stupa Fund recently offered US$2,000 for a marble stupa at IMI House, the khangtsen for FPMT Western Sangha at Sera Je Monastery. The Benefits of Building Stupas The main purpose of building stupas is to make the lives of ...

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Lunch Offered to Children of the Central School for Tibetans in Bylakuppe, South India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, is sponsoring all the midday (lunch) meals for the children of the Central School for Tibetans in Bylakuppe in South India. The cost for this is US$8,086.61 for the year. ...

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Pamtingpa Center Builds a High Desert Stupa

Su Ianniello, spiritual program coordinator at Pamtingpa Center, a small FPMT center in north central Washington in the United States, shares in the April-June 2014 issue of Mandala the story of how the students there came together to fulfill Lama ...

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Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Losar

Ven. Sarah Thresher provided us with the following report on a beautiful long life puja offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India. Losar started very early morning with Yamantaka and Palden Lhamo prayers before dawn. Dagri Rinpoche ...

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The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion Makes Great Progress- REJOICE!

Rising 26 meters (85 feet) above the bushlands of central Victoria, Australia, the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion has grown well past the half-way point. Project Director, Ian Green told Mandala magazine during a phone call in January, “We have ...

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Seven Foot Padmasambhava Statue in New Zealand

My wish is for FPMT to build many holy objects everywhere, as many as possible. Making it so easy for sentient beings to purify their heavy negative karma and making it so easy for sentient beings to create extensive merit. ...

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Puja Fund is High Priority for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, recently offered US$3,469 to the FPMT Puja Fund to support the ongoing amazing array of pujas and activities that are continuously offered and dedicated for the success of FPMT, the ...

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US$50,000 Pledged to Stupa Being Built at Land of Medicine Buddha

Land of Medicine Buddha, located in Soquel, California, USA has undertaken yet another ambitious holy object project! They are building a 39-ft stupa replicating the holy Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, India, the site where the Buddha attained enlightenment. Recently Land ...

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Ven. Drachom’s Pledge to Liberate 10 Million Beings

Earlier this year, Ven. Drachom (Fred Cheong), vice president of Amitabha Buddhist Centre’s (ABC) executive committee, pledged to liberate 10 million beings for the long life of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and a team of ABC volunteers are involved in making ...

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Message from Tenzin Ösel Hita

Occasionally Ösel shares his thoughts and experiences on his Facebook page. In this update, he gives discusses the role every action has on our experience of life. Life has so many ways of appearing to us. There is such complexity ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Letter to the Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery

Every year since 2009, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has sponsored the nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery to complete one and now two 100 Million Mani Retreat (100 million recitations of the mantra OM MANI PADME HUM). This is offered through ...

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