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Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Amitabha Buddhist Centre

Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) in Singapore spent the last year celebrating its 25th anniversary. At the end of November 2014, Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited ABC and attended a special anniversary dinner attended by more than 600 people. The dinner included a ... Read full article

The Benefits of Reciting Mani Mantra

Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote a letter to a student’s mother in September 2013, describing the benefits of reciting OM MANI PADME HUM: “I just arrived from Mongolia [in September 2013], where they did a 108 million mani retreat. There were more ... Read full article

Please Rejoice in Daily Offering of Three Meals to Monks of Sera Je Monastery

The Sera Je Food Fund offers 8,300 meals every single day to the monks studying at Sera Je Monastery. 3,300 monks are offered breakfast and 2,500 monks are offered lunch and dinner. Amazingly, approximately 65,900 pounds of rice are needed ... Read full article

Video Inspiration for the New Year!

FPMT.org now makes dozens of videos of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and other Buddhist teachers available for free to students anywhere in the world as part of its recently redesigned FPMT Video Resources page. Students of Lama Zopa Rinpoche can access his teachings ... Read full article

Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Conclusion of the 47th Kopan Course

From Novemeber 29 – December 7, 2014, Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught at the  lam-rim retreat at Kopan Monastery, known as the November Course. The November Courses have been taking place at Kopan for more than 40 years. Many of FPMT’s senior students first met ... Read full article

Panchen Losang Chogyen Puts Animal Liberation on TV

“A small action can often reach an unexpected number of people and beings, like as happened in Panchen Losang Chogyen Gelug-Zentrum in Vienna recently,” said director Stefan Seidler in late October. “For some years now, most Buddhist temples in Austria have been organizing an open house once a year. This day happened to be ... Read full article

The Correct Path to Achieve Happiness

“Buddhism reveals the correct path to achieve happiness – all the happiness of future lives, especially ultimate happiness, liberation from samsara, and enlightenment – and all the realizations, and perfect cessation of all the mistakes and defilements of the mind,” Lama Zopa ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Schedule

January 2015 9  Public Talk on Transforming Problems into Happiness, Choe Khor Sum Ling Centre, Bangalore, India 10 – 15 Heruka Five Deities Initiation, Choe Khor Sum Ling Centre, Bangalore, India   25 – 26 How to Apply Dharma in ... Read full article

Bringing the Dharma to ‘Tchops’

“After five weeks of teachings in the city of Papeete on the beautiful island of Tahiti,” said Naropa Meditation Center member Hinatea Demolliens, “the Mahamudra teachings and retreat led by FPMT registered teacher Sixte Vinçotte at Teahupo’o was the icing on the cake! ... Read full article

A Lam-rim Prayer Every Day

“… Do at least one lam-rim prayer every day, such as the ‘Foundation of All Good Qualities,’ ‘Calling the Guru from Afar’ (long version), the ‘Three Principles of the Path,’ etc.,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised an ex-monk who had stopped practicing and wrote Rinpoche wanting ... Read full article