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1,000 Maitreya Statues Around the World

One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to build 1,000 statues of Maitreya, the future Buddha, around the world including the two substantial Maitreya Projects in Bodhgaya and Kushinagar, India. About these statues, Lama Zopa ...

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Daily Prayers and Dedications for All Supporters of the Sera Je Food Fund

Every day, 8,300 meals are served to all 2,500 monks studying at Sera Je Monastery through the Sera Je Food Fund. Before each meal, all of the monks offer prayers and dedications to all of the many kind sponsors of ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Tenzin Ösel Hita

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Tenzin Ösel Hita both attended His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s recent public teachings in Livorno, Italy, June 14-15. The following day, Ösel joined Lama Zopa Rinpoche for lunch. Rinpoche was in Italy through the end of ...

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An Update on Osel Hita

After Ösel finished his semester of studies in Hawaii, he headed back to his home country of Spain. On the way, he stopped into California and visited Lama Zopa Rinpoche several times. One afternoon, Ösel offered drumming to Rinpoche and ...

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Support Offered to New Temple Project of Ngari Khangtsen

Ngari Khangtsen, the khangtsen of Khensur Rinpoche Jampa Thegchok in south India, has recently begun their new Temple Project. In their own words, “We have outgrown the old 1983 prayer/ assembly hall made to house a maximum of 50 persons. ...

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14,500 Animals Liberated: Please Rejoice!

The Animal Liberation Fund was incredibly pleased to offer $2,000 toward a very large animal liberation which was organized by Hong Kong’s Cham Tse Ling Center. This center recently purchased $20,000 worth of fish and other animals that were intended ...

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Only Best Quality Materials Offered to Statues of Buddha

Every month Lama Zopa Rinpoche arranges for a new set of robes to be offered to the precious Buddha statue inside the Mahabodhi Stupa in Bodhgaya, India. In February, Rinpoche went to the market to choose the exact, best quality ...

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Amitabha Buddhist Centre Helping Fulfill Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions

Amitabha Buddha Centre (ABC), Singapore, has undertaken several projects which are in alignment with Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s vast visions for the FPMT organization. Recently, they commissioned a 50 feet high x 30 feet wide large thangka depicting Amitabha Buddha in ...

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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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