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Animal Liberations for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Health

Ven. Roger Kunsang recently requested that all FPMT centers need to begin, or continue, regularly offering animal liberations for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health and long life. The Animal Liberation Fund sponsors weekly animal liberations as well as large animal liberations ... Read full article

Dry Food for Summer Rain Retreat Distributed

Each year, the monks in Sera Je Monastery observe the Yarney or “Summer Rain Retreat” for 45 days according to the Monastic Rules and Practices. This year’s Summer Rain Retreat ended on September 4, followed by about 10 days of ... Read full article

Open Your Heart to the Cost of Abundant Happiness

Sera Je Food Fund’s Dramatic Impact on the Monks of Sera Je Monastery By Geshe Thubten Jinpa A 78-year-old monk walks back and forth two times every day for the meal being served in the main prayer hall of Sera ... Read full article

Incredible Large Thangka Sponsored

One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for FPMT is for some FPMT centers to display huge thangkas and host festival days. In 2011 Lama Zopa Rinpoche through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund commissioned a 55 ft x 40 ft high ... Read full article

The Incredible Benefits of Prayer Wheels

Prayer wheels are filled with mantras traditionally printed on strips of paper and tightly rolled around the core. These days mantras are reproduced onto microfilm; the more mantras, the more powerful. Prayer wheels can be small enough to be held ... Read full article

200 Million Mani Retreat Sponsored by the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund

Since 2009 the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund has sponsored a small nunnery, Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery,  located in a remote area of Nepal, to undertake annual 100 million mani retreats. In 2012 the fund started to sponsor two 100 ... Read full article

New Video About the Sera Je Food Fund

Please enjoy this inspiring new video, filmed by Ven. Thubten Kalden and edited by Ven. Lhundrup Daychen, that shows the annual Hayagriva Retreat of Sera Je Monastery. The entire retreat was dedicated to all the kind benefactors of the Sera Je Food Fund. The Sera ... Read full article

Chokhor Duchen Activities Sponsored by the Puja Fund

This year Chokhor Duchen, the annual celebration commemoration of  Lord Buddha’s first teaching, took place on July 12. Please rejoice in the incredible array of pujas and activities sponsored by the Puja Fund with strong prayers. Some of these activities ... Read full article

A Community of Monks Help Serve One Another

Starting at 4 a.m. every morning, on-duty cooks start the work of preparing breakfast for 2,500. These cooks are monks studying at Sera Je Monastery who also benefit daily from the three nutritious meals offered by the Sera Je Food ... Read full article

Making Vegetarian Puffs for 2,500 monks

A giant batch of delicious vegetarian puffs were prepared for 2,500 monks as a test for a possible new addition to the regular rotation of menu items offered every day to the monks of Sera Je Monastery through the Sera Je ... Read full article