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Guru Rinpoche Statue Arrives at Lawudo

“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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Progress Made Rebuilding the Gompa at Rolwaling Monastery, Nepal

Earlier this year we reported that due to a donation from a generous benefactor, a substantial grant had been offered from the Social Services Fund to Rolwaling Monastery in Nepal, at the Tibet border, for the rebuilding of their gompa ...

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Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Benefits of Offering to Sangha

By Lama Zopa Rinpoche Why Offering to the Sangha Is So Powerful In the past, there was one man who had nothing, but he offered medicinal food just one time to four fully ordained monks. (These were not monks who ...

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Progress Made on Prayer Wheel Restoration Project, Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Progress Made on Prayer Wheel Restoration Project, Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Last month we reported that a grant was issued from the Prayer Wheel Fund to the Mani Chungyur, Stupa and Water Park, a project being built in Namche Bazaar, Nepal to be used for five prayer wheels which are turned ...

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Tashi Chime Gatsal Rebuilds Nunnery

Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery (also known as Bigu Nunnery), located in a remote area of Nepal, is still rebuilding following devastation from the April 2015 earthquake. All of the buildings at the nunnery were destroyed and there was no safe ...

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100 Million Mani Retreat Begins at Newly Built Tibetan Settlement Community Center

In July we reported that a new community hall at Rabagayling Tibetan Settlement in South India was completed. The Social Services Fund provided a grant for this new building which will be used by by 2,710 refugees. We are delighted ...

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Sera Je Food Fund is Twenty-five Years Old

We’d like to invite you to rejoice in twenty-five years of the Sera Je Food Fund offerings meals to the monks of Sera Je Monstery! The Sera Je Food Fund began in 1991 when Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized incarnation ...

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Rebuilding Kopan Monastery and Nunnery After the 2015 Earthquake

At the end of last year we reported on the extensive rebuilding needed at Kopan Monastery and Nunnery following the devastating April 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Kopan Monastery is FPMT’s most precious destinations as the very first FPMT teachings happend ...

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Grant Offered to Prayer Wheel Restoration and Water Park Construction Namche Bazaar, Nepal

The Holy Objects Fund recently offered a US$50,000 grant to the Mani Chungyur, Stupa and Water Park, a project being built in Namche Bazaar, Nepal, located in the Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone (SNPBZ). The grant will be used ...

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Pujas, Practices, and Prayers Sponsored on Chokhor Duchen

Each year on Chokhor Duchen (commemorating Lord Buddha’s first teaching) the Puja Fund sponsors pujas and offerings all over the world dedicated to success of the entire FPMT organization. The practices are offered by up to 15,650 monks and nuns. ...

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Grant Offered to New Stupa Being Built at Rinchen Jangsem Ling

At the end of the Medicine Buddha retreat at Rinchen Jangsem Ling in Malaysia in April, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the kindness of several benefactors, offered a US$10,000 grant to the center for a two storey Namgyälma stupa which will ...

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Tara Home’s Compassionate Care for End of Life

Tara Home, located at Land of Medicine Buddha in Soquel, California, is a home for terminally ill people entering their last few months of life. Around-the-clock compassionate care is provided by trained volunteers. Tara Home relies completely on donations to ...

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