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Rebuilding Efforts Continue at Lawudo Retreat Centre

The Lawudo Retreat Centre, situated high in the Himalayan mountains of eastern Nepal, holds particular significance for FPMT. Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the reincarnation of the Lawudo Lama, Lama Kunzang Yeshe, who lived and practiced in Lawudo until his passing ...

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Elevator Sponsored at Sera Lachi for His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Elderly Monks

Recently when Lama Zopa Rinpoche was visiting Sera Je Monastery, he was requested to help with a new elevator at Sera Lachi. Sera Lachi is made up of Sera Je and Sera Mey Monasteries in southern India. 6,000 monks study ...

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Grant Offered to Land of Calm Abiding Retreat Center

Land of Calm Abiding, a 485-acre (196-hectare) wilderness ranch in Big Sur, California, is dedicated to supporting long-term solitary retreats. The property was gifted by Mary Alice Baldwin in 1995. Located miles from any human settlement and surrounded by thousands ...

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Food Offered to Monks Studying at Idgaa Choizinling College in Mongolia

For the last few years Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been offering the food for the monks studying at Idgaa Choizinling College in Mongolia. Recently US$5,564 was offered to cover the costs of offering lunch to all of the thirty-five monks ...

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Reciting the Sutra of Golden Light in Support of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions

One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for FPMT is for students to recite the Sutra of Golden Light for world peace. Specifically, Rinpoche has said, “The most beneficial thing to have peace and to stop the wars is reciting ...

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Offering Meals to the Monks of Sera Je Monastery

Since 1991, the Sera Je Food Fund has been offering three meals a day to every monk studying at Sera Je Monastery. Some monks do not need to rely on this service due to various reasons such as having personal ...

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Grant Offered to Rolwaling Sangag Choling Monastery to Rebuild Gompa

Grant Offered to Rolwaling Sangag Choling Monastery to Rebuild Gompa

Thanks to the kindness of a generous benefactor who provided a grant, the Social Services Fund was able to recently offer US$173,599 to Rolwaling Sangag Choling Monastery for the rebuilding of their gompa. Rolwaling Monastery is the main monastery in ...

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The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen Offers Bread and Rice for 30,000

The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen Offers Bread and Rice for 30,000

Over 30,000 people, including monks from surrounding monasteries, packed into Tashi Lhunpo Monastery for the last of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Jangchup Lamrim teachings in South India in late December 2015. The Sera Je Food Fund Kitchen prepared rice ...

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Food Offered to Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India

Food Offered to Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India

For the fourth year, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Social Services Fund, has offered food every day of the year to the school children and staff of Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India. This year, 46 school children, 16 teachers and ...

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Monthly Offerings to Statues of Buddha in Bodhgaya and Tibet

Every month, on the full moon, the Puja Fund sponsors offerings to Buddha statues in Tibet and Bodhgaya. An offering of robes, made of the most precious material chosen by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, to the Buddha Statue in Mahabodhi Temple, ...

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1,000 Statues of Lama Yeshe for Vajrapani Institute’s New Gompa

Since 2011, Vajrapani Institute has been working with others to create a lifelike statue of FPMT’s precious founder, Lama Yeshe. In 2013, Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered US$10,000 toward the completion of his statue. In November of 2015, after an unusual ...

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Food Offered to 17,000 During His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Teaching Event at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

In December, the Preserving the Lineage Fund sponsored the offering of lunch to 17,000 people during His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s anticipated three day teaching event at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery which preceded His Holiness’s Jangchup Lamrim teachings, also held at ...

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