FPMT News

Our main aggregated news feed contains articles from all of our news categories.

Subscribe to FPMT Latest News

 

Narrow your results
The Flourishing of Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal

The Flourishing of Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal

The Lawudo Retreat Centre, situated high in the Himalayan mountains of eastern Nepal, holds particular significance for FPMT. Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the reincarnation of the Lawudo Lama, Lama Kunzang Yeshe, who lived and practiced in Lawudo until his passing ...

read full article »

Don’t Just Squeeze Your Mind Thinking ‘I’m Going to Die’

Don’t Just Squeeze Your Mind Thinking ‘I’m Going to Die’

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this teaching offering us a motivation for listening to the oral transmission ...

read full article »

Aryatara Institut Hosts a Twenty-Four Hour Online Sutrathon

Aryatara Institut Hosts a Twenty-Four Hour Online Sutrathon

Aryatara Institut, the FPMT center in Munich, Germany, held a twenty-four hour Online Sutrathon to thank the individuals who donated to the center in February 2021 during the Fifteen Days of Miracles. Sabine Kehl, a long-term member of the center ...

read full article »

Some Ways in Which Rinpoche Is Benefiting People

Some Ways in Which Rinpoche Is Benefiting People

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching continuing his oral transmission, or lung, of the Sutra of Great Liberation. ...

read full article »

Everything You Do with Bodhichitta Benefits the Six Realm Sentient Beings

Everything You Do with Bodhichitta Benefits the Six Realm Sentient Beings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching suggesting that if we can’t bear our present suffering, we should put ...

read full article »

The Advantages of Monastic Life

The Advantages of Monastic Life

Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935–1984) gave a talk to the fledgling Western Sangha at Tushita Retreat Centre in Dharamsala, India, in April 1982, during the first Enlightened Experience Celebration. Lama Yeshe addressed the purpose of Nalanda Monastery, the FPMT monastery in ...

read full article »

The Numberless Buddhas Are Giving You the Oral Transmission

The Numberless Buddhas Are Giving You the Oral Transmission

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues offering the oral transmission of the Sutra of Great Liberation in the latest video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins ...

read full article »

Rejoicing in the Ongoing Universal Education Inspired Activities of FDCW

Rejoicing in the Ongoing Universal Education Inspired Activities of FDCW

In 1983 Lama Yeshe began formulating the idea of Universal Education: “The world needs a new system of education because the old one is too dated for the intelligent people of today and produces a great deal of conflict and ...

read full article »

Make Prayers by Means of the Six Remembrances

Make Prayers by Means of the Six Remembrances

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. In this teaching, Rinpoche continues his commentary on the text The Hundred Clear Realizations of the Glorious One from Narthang, which describes how to make ...

read full article »

Milarepa Center Engages in a Forest Regeneration Project

Milarepa Center Engages in a Forest Regeneration Project

Milarepa Center, the FPMT center located on 275 forested acres in Barnet, Vermont, US, is working on a project to improve forest health, encourage tree growth, maintain wildlife habitats, and re-establish walking trails with help from foresters Mathias Nevins and ...

read full article »

Make Offerings Thinking You Are Offering Them to Your Guru’s Pores

Make Offerings Thinking You Are Offering Them to Your Guru’s Pores

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this teaching discussing the passing of a nun’s father, who died from ...

read full article »

Centro Tara Cittamani Serves the Local Community

Centro Tara Cittamani Serves the Local Community

Centro Tara Cittamani, the FPMT center in Padova, Italy, completed several community service projects in 2020. Community service is one of FPMT’s Five Pillars of Service. Marco Parolin, center director, and Teresa Fabris, spiritual program coordinator, share the story. Our ...

read full article »