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We Hope You Enjoy Our November e-News

We Hope You Enjoy Our November e-News

Welcome to our November FPMT International Office e-News! This month you’ll find news about: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Advice for Honouring Lama Tsongkhapa, Featured Materials from FPMT Education Services, 1,000 Statues for His Holiness Sponsored, Fruitful FPMT Service Development, …and more! ...

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Update from International Office and FPMT Inc. Board of Directors

FPMT Inc. wishes to update the FPMT community on what actions are underway in response to allegations against Dagri Rinpoche and actions to improve safeguarding within the FPMT organization. Our previous updates on this are available here. Dagri Rinpoche has ...

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Available in Print! Prayer to the Six-Syllable Great Compassionate One

Available in Print! Prayer to the Six-Syllable Great Compassionate One

“Your compassion is the source of happiness even of the animals and people that you meet in everyday life,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches in Prayer to the Six-Syllable Great Compassionate One, a translation of and commentary on Tsultrim Zangpo’s eloquent ...

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Rinchen Jangsem Ling Retreat Centre Celebrated Saka Dawa with a Kuan Yin Retreat

Rinchen Jangsem Ling Retreat Centre Celebrated Saka Dawa with a Kuan Yin Retreat

In 2019 Rinchen Jangsem Ling Retreat Centre, the FPMT center in Triang, Malaysia, celebrated the month of Saka Dawa (June 4-July 2, 2019) by offering a Kuan Yin Retreat. (Kuan Yin is also known by the Sanskrit name Avalokitesvara and ...

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Fifth Year of Support for Sambhota Tibetan School, Bylakuppe, India

Fifth Year of Support for Sambhota Tibetan School, Bylakuppe, India

Since 2014, the Social Services Fund has been offering grants to Sambhota Tibetan School Cauvery Valley Project (formerly called Central School for Tibetans CVP), located in Bylakuppe, South India. The school was established in 1971 to serve the children of ...

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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre, Delhi, India 2018 Venue: Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre Date: 10 to 11 March 2018 Rinpoche gave teachings in Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre in Delhi for two days introducing the Golden Light Sutra and explaining ...

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Available in Print! The Preliminary Practice of Altar Set-up & Water Bowl Offerings

Available in Print! The Preliminary Practice of Altar Set-up & Water Bowl Offerings

“When performing offerings, you can offer to the merit field not only those offerings you have made at the altar and those mentally transformed, but also you can offer all the beautiful flowers, lakes, parks, the sun and moon—all the ...

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Tushita Meditation Centre’s 2019 Highlights

Tushita Meditation Centre’s 2019 Highlights

Tushita Meditation Centre, the FPMT center in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India, enjoyed visits from Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khyongla Rato Rinpoche in 2019. Ven. Tenzin Kunphen, spiritual program coordinator, and Maria Nobuko Corrales, creative project assistant, share those stories and ...

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1,000 Tsa-Tsas of Lama Tsongkhapa Offered to Ganden Tripa Rinpoche to Offer to Others

1,000 Tsa-Tsas of Lama Tsongkhapa Offered to Ganden Tripa Rinpoche to Offer to Others

Lama Tsongkhapa Day commemorates the anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s parinirvana. It is observed on the 25th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan calendar and, this year, which marks the 600th anniversary, falls on December 21. The Geluk International ...

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Geshe Losang Tengye Passes Away at Institut Vajra Yogini

Geshe Losang Tengye Passes Away at Institut Vajra Yogini

Geshe Losang Tengye, who played an important role in helping establish Tibetan Buddhism in the West, stopped breathing in his room at Institut Vajra Yogini in France on Friday, October 19. Geshe Tengye stayed in clear light meditation for five ...

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Lhabab Duchen Is on November 19

Lhabab Duchen Is on November 19

Lhabab Duchen, one of the four great holy days of the Buddhist calendar, takes place this year on November 19. Lhabab Duchen celebrates Guru Shakyamuni Buddha’s return to Earth from the God Realm of the Thirty-Three after teaching Dharma for ...

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Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Liberated Four Goats and Ten Sheep

Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Liberated Four Goats and Ten Sheep

In August 2019, Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, the FPMT center in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, successfully liberated four male goats and ten male sheep. They now have a new home in Bulgan province, Northern Mongolia, approximately 400 kilometers (248 miles) from ...

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