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Saka Dawa: The Possiblity to Create Merit is Unbelievable!

Saka Dawa: The Possiblity to Create Merit is Unbelievable!

Today, May 23, 2024, is the day we observe the merit-making day of Saka Dawa which commemorates Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana when karmic results are multiplied by 300 million times as it commemorates Shakyamuni Buddha’s three major life ... Read more »
New Advice from His Holiness the Dalai Lama Concerning Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Swift Return

New Advice from His Holiness the Dalai Lama Concerning Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Swift Return

We are happy to announce that we have received new precious advice from His Holiness the Dalai Lama regarding practices for creating the causes for the swift return of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s reincarnation. Venerable Roger Kunsang met with His Holiness ... Read more »
Join Our Saka Dawa Day of Merit: 10,000 Sangha Praying for All Beings

Join Our Saka Dawa Day of Merit: 10,000 Sangha Praying for All Beings

Saka Dawa falls on May 23, 2024, and is a very special day to create merit and offer prayers and practices*. On behalf of the entire FPMT organization we have arranged a full day of merit making practices undertaken by ... Read more »
Upcoming Opportunity to Connect with Tenzin Osel Hita in Spain

Upcoming Opportunity to Connect with Tenzin Osel Hita in Spain

We are pleased to share an opportunity to connect with Tenzin Osel Hita during an upcoming Habit Alignment Key (HAK) Experience retreat in Spain from June 23-28, 2024. HAK Experience is a transformative retreat created by Ösel combining ancient wisdom ... Read more »
May 2024 E-News is Available Now!

May 2024 E-News is Available Now!

This month’s e-news brings you important news, updates, and causes for rejoicing regarding: An update on the Stupa of Complete Victory at Kopan Monastery, Teachings from Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Meritorious activities on Saka Dawa for the entire ... Read more »
Paving the Way for CPMT 2025 Meeting: First Regional Consultation at Kopan Monastery

Paving the Way for CPMT 2025 Meeting: First Regional Consultation at Kopan Monastery

The first of the four regional consultations planned in 2024 to pave the way for the CPMT 2025 meeting took place at Kopan Monastery on April 14-15. Thirty onsite and a dozen online participants joined, representing almost all the centers, ... Read more »
2024 Heart Sutra Retreat at Kopan Monastery

2024 Heart Sutra Retreat at Kopan Monastery

Following the commemoration activities at Kopan Monastery honoring the one-year anniversary of Lama Zopa Rinpoche showing the aspect of passing away, a Heart Sutra Retreat was held from April 15-20, 2024 with commentary by His Eminence the 104th Ganden Tripa, ... Read more »
Recommended Practices for Saka Dawa, May 23, 2024

Recommended Practices for Saka Dawa, May 23, 2024

We are fast approaching the auspicious merit-multiplying day of Saka Dawa—the fifteenth day of the fourth month in the Tibetan lunar calendar (falling on May 23, 2024 )—which commemorates Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana. Saka Dawa is one of the four great ... Read more »
Update on the Building of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory at Kopan

Update on the Building of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory at Kopan

We are so happy to share with you an update on the progress of the building of the Stupa of Complete Victory at Kopan Monastery. This stupa is being built for the swift return of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and ... Read more »
Tara Institute’s Large Twenty-One Taras Thangka to be Displayed During Vesak 2024

Tara Institute’s Large Twenty-One Taras Thangka to be Displayed During Vesak 2024

In 2014, Lama Zopa Rinpoche commissioned Peter Iseli to paint a very big (49 ft x 30 ft) Twenty-One Taras thangka. Peter and his wife Jangchub Iseli-Sangmo spent four years creating the thangka, one section at a time, in a ... Read more »
Interview with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2018 Wisdom Podcast

Interview with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2018 Wisdom Podcast

In 2018, Wisdom Publications director, Daniel Aitken, spoke with Lama Zopa Rinpoche for over an hour during one of Rinpoche’s visits to Kurukulla Center in Boston, US. This conversation was featured on the Wisdom Podcast later that year. During the ... Read more »
Lama Yeshe’s Wisdom: The Shortcomings of Attachment

Lama Yeshe’s Wisdom: The Shortcomings of Attachment

In 1975 during their first trip to Europe, Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave a weekend seminar in England, once again demonstrating their charisma and knowledge, and the profound effect of Buddha’s wisdom on Western people. This seminar was ... Read more »