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Longku Center Hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bern, Switzerland

Longku Center Hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bern, Switzerland

Longku Center, an FPMT center in Bern, Switzerland, hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche from November 12-14, 2018. Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived from Munich, Germany, where Rinpoche was hosted by Aryatara Instituut. Brigitte Brunner and Andrea Meier, long-time students and members of ...

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Updated! Buddhist Meditation 101 and Buddhism in a Nutshell

Updated! Buddhist Meditation 101 and Buddhism in a Nutshell

Two introductory online FPMT education courses—Buddhist Meditation 101 and Buddhism in a Nutshell—have recently been revised and are now available to new students as well as to all current and past online course participants. The courses are taught by FPMT ...

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Monks Engage in the Traditional Rains Retreat at Nalanda Monastery in France

Monks Engage in the Traditional Rains Retreat at Nalanda Monastery in France

Ven. Losang Tendar is the director of International Mahayana Institute, the FPMT community of monks and nuns. He shares about the annual rains retreat held at Nalanda Monastery, a FPMT center in Lavaur, France, from August 26-October 9, 2018. A ...

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A Birthday Message from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A Birthday Message from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche received many messages wishing him “Happy Birthday” this year. So on Rinopche’s birthday, which is December 3, he recorded a video message as a thank you to all who offered him birthday greetings. In the video, Rinpoche ...

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Kopan Monastery School Students Performed a Play for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Birthday

Kopan Monastery School Students Performed a Play for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Birthday

Geshe Sherab, headmaster at Kopan Monastery School in Kathmandu, Nepal, shares how the students at this FPMT monastery celebrated Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s birthday. We’ve been celebrating Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s birthday quite extensively since 2016. The last two years were perfect ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Arrives at Kopan, Watch Teachings Live

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Arrives at Kopan, Watch Teachings Live

Lama Zopa Rinpoche was greeted by hundreds of nuns, monks, and lay students at Khachoe Ghakyil Nunnery and Kopan Monastery upon his return to Nepal. Rinpoche first went to the nunnery, where hundreds of nuns were waiting to greet him. ...

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Learn How to Chant Lama Chöpa

Learn How to Chant Lama Chöpa

Students can find audio and video recordings of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Ven. Thubten Dechen chanting Lama Chöpa, an essential FPMT practice, on FPMT.org. During a 2014 retreat in Australia, Rinpoche taught fast-paced, medium-paced, and slow-paced tunes for Lama Chöpa, ...

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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Kopan November Course 2018 Venue: Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal Date: 6 to 16 December 2018 From December 6 to 16 Lama Zopa Rinpoche will teach in Kopan Monastery. The Long Life Puja will be held on December 17th.
Kadampa Center Joins the Mormon Community in Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Kadampa Center Joins the Mormon Community in Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Interfaith activities are one of FPMT’s Five Pillars of Service. Following September’s Hurricane Florence, FPMT center Kadampa Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, US, joined in on relief efforts. The center ran a three-week people and pet food drive, collecting 921 ...

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Providing Support to the Poor in Mongolia Through Lamp of the Path NGO

Providing Support to the Poor in Mongolia Through Lamp of the Path NGO

Lamp of the Path NGO (LOP), part of Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, has offered social services to some of the poor and homeless living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia since 2003. Its main program is a soup kitchen which offers food ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Message to Jamyang Buddhist Centre for Its 40th Anniversary

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Message to Jamyang Buddhist Centre for Its 40th Anniversary

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent a special video message to Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London, describing the importance and benefit of having a Dharma center. Rinpoche’s message was in honor of Jamyang’s fortieth anniversary, which was marked with two days of ...

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The True Meaning of the Guru

The True Meaning of the Guru

On last year’s Lama Tsongkhapa Day, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave a teaching on the true meaning of the guru at Kopan Monastery, while seated in front of the large statue of Lama Tsongkhapa in Kopan’s main gompa. Here is an ...

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