Lama Zopa Rinpoche News & Advice


Overcoming the Wish to Retaliate: Anger Is Inappropriate

Patience: A Guide to Shantideva’s Sixth Chapter is a new book of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings on the perfection of patience, a topic Rinpoche has taught on extensively. (Perhaps this is not surprising since Rinpoche’s name “Zopa” means “patience.”) In …

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FPMT International Office has created this page of resources and advice for individuals and centers worldwide in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

You can also find Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice and video teachings on thought transformation for the time of the coronavirus pandemic.

Current Events

Tentatively rescheduled to 2022:
 Light of the Path Retreat, Kadampa Center, North Carolina, USA

TENTATIVELY rescheduled for pre-Easter 2022
Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung Gyatsa Retreat, including the initiation of Guhyasamaja. The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, Bendigo, Australia

Current Advice

Overcoming the Wish to Retaliate: Anger Is Inappropriate

Patience: A Guide to Shantideva’s Sixth Chapter is a new book of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings on the perfection of patience, a topic Rinpoche has taught on extensively. (Perhaps this is not surprising since Rinpoche’s name “Zopa” means “patience.”) In …

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more advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche »

For more advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on a wide range of topics in the form of short talks and letters go to – Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive

Rinpoche Available Now (RAN)

Teachings of Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives teachings throughout the year at FPMT centers around the world. Many of these teachings are livestreamed – these video and audio recordings together with other resources are available as part of our Rinpoche Available Now (RAN) project.

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Watch Essential Extracts of Rinpoche's Teachings

Choose from a large collection of video extracts that represent the essence of Lama Zopa Rinpoche teachings.

Photo Galleries

Enjoy browsing our extensive FPMT photo galleries of Lama Zopa Rinpoche as he leads teachings and retreats around the globe. Galleries are added monthly. Archives include: Extensive Offerings at Kachoe Dechen Ling and Buddha Amitabha Pure Land, Paintings and Drawings, Animal Art, Lama Zopa Rinpoche selection of best photos, Lama Yeshe and Rinpoche old photos, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Rinpoche. View Photos »

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist scholar and meditator who for 30 years has overseen the spiritual activities of the worldwide network of 160-plus centers, projects and social services that form the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) which he founded with Lama Thubten Yeshe.

Read more about Lama Zopa Rinpoche including: updates on his health, news blog, photos, videos, schedule, advice and how to contact.

FPMT News

Education: The Heart of FPMT

Resources for Your Thought Transformation Practice

Resources for Your Thought Transformation Practice

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, in his video teachings on thought transformation, has spoken repeatedly about how we must learn to transform the problems and hardships we encounter in our life into the path to enlightenment. Moreover, we need these problems to ...

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Charitable Activities

A Vast Offering Made to 20,000 Monks and Nuns in Nepal and India on Lhabab Duchen

A Vast Offering Made to 20,000 Monks and Nuns in Nepal and India on Lhabab Duchen

The current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many people around the world including ordained Sangha living in monastic communities (monasteries and nunneries) who have been faced with many new challenging realities due to the pandemic. One way that monks and ...

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FPMT Community News

Chenrezig Institute Added A Solar Power System and Lowered Operational Costs

Chenrezig Institute Added A Solar Power System and Lowered Operational Costs

Chenrezig Institute, an FPMT center in Eudlo, Queensland, Australia, has installed a 22 kilowatt (kW) solar power system on the center’s gompa roof to power some of the center’s electricity needs. Marc Talloen, project manager, Interim Executive Committee, shares the ...

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