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Rejoicing in Lama Zopa Rinpoche Starting to Write the Prajnaparamita

Rejoicing in Lama Zopa Rinpoche Starting to Write the Prajnaparamita

Lama Zopa Rinpoche had been writing the 8,000 verse Prajnaparamita Sutra in pure gold for several years, but since 2011 Rinpoche hasn’t been able to write, as Rinpoche felt his handwriting was not stable enough, since manifesting a stroke that ...

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Rejoice and Enjoy Your Life as a Sangha!

Rejoice and Enjoy Your Life as a Sangha!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. A Note About Safety: All who attended this teaching with Rinpoche have tested negative for COVID-19, are wearing masks, and are socially distanced from one ...

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The Sangha Are the Real Heroes Because They Are Defeating the Delusions

The Sangha Are the Real Heroes Because They Are Defeating the Delusions

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. A Note About Safety: All who attended this teaching with Rinpoche have tested negative for COVID-19, are wearing masks, and are socially distanced from one ...

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Western Monks and Nuns Are the Real Heroes and Heroines

Western Monks and Nuns Are the Real Heroes and Heroines

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. A Note About Safety: All who attended this teaching with Rinpoche have tested negative for COVID-19, are wearing masks, and are socially distanced from one ...

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Update about Kopan Monastery and Prayers for Geshe Sherab

Update about Kopan Monastery and Prayers for Geshe Sherab

As we shared last week, there has been a COVID-19 outbreak at Kopan Monastery and Nunnery in Nepal. The latest information from Kopan is that unfortunately more people at Kopan Monastery have tested positive for COVID. Currently, there are four ...

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Rejoicing in the White Tara Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on April 19, 2021

Rejoicing in the White Tara Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on April 19, 2021

Please join the entire FPMT community by rejoicing in the recent long life puja which was offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, on behalf of FPMT centers, projects, services, study groups, and students on April 19. This ...

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How One Second of Anger Destroys Eons of Merit

How One Second of Anger Destroys Eons of Merit

In an advice recently published by the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, Lama Zopa Rinpoche warns that getting angry with a bodhisattva, a buddha, or the guru for even one second destroys all our merit, results in an unfortunate rebirth, and ...

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COVID-19 at Kopan Monastery and Nunnery, Nepal

COVID-19 at Kopan Monastery and Nunnery, Nepal

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, Kopan Monastery is now experiencing its first outbreak. Many individuals at Kopan Monastery and Khachoe Ghakyil Nunnery, both in Nepal, have now tested positive. Infected and non-infected individuals have been separated for ...

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Questions and Answers on How We Exist in the World

Questions and Answers on How We Exist in the World

Lama Yeshe, who founded FPMT with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, had a remarkable ability to connect with Western students. What follows are questions and answers from a teaching Lama Yeshe gave in July 1976 to Australian students on how we exist ...

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Centers, Projects, and Services during the Pandemic: Turning a Difficult Situation into a Positive Result

Centers, Projects, and Services during the Pandemic: Turning a Difficult Situation into a Positive Result

“The lockdowns and stay at home orders in response to the Coronavirus pandemic affected nearly all of the more than 160 FPMT centers, projects, services, and study groups located in thirty-nine countries around the world,” Mandala reported in “Centers, Projects, ...

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Important Update on the Maitreya Project in Bodhgaya

Important Update on the Maitreya Project in Bodhgaya

The creation of Holy Objects for World Peace is an important aspect of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s vast vision for the FPMT organization. Specifically, Rinpoche envisions the creation of many statues of Maitreya Buddha around the world. Currently, there are two ...

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Tse Chen Ling Offers New Class ‘What Is Buddhism’

Tse Chen Ling Offers New Class ‘What Is Buddhism’

Tse Chen Ling, the FPMT center in San Francisco, California, US, has expanded their offerings with a new class. Ven. Carol Corradi, center director, and Monica Hung, interpreter and teacher, share the story. In March 2020, our center embarked in ...

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