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‘Ground Shifting’ Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche Concludes in Australia

The six-week long Bodhicaryavatara (A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life) and Rinjung Gyatsa Retreat at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Bendigo, Australia, came to a conclusion on Saturday, May 12. Ven. Holly Ansett, executive assistant to ...

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Out Now – the May FPMT e-News!

We invite you to read our May FPMT International Office e-News! This month you will find: An Addition to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule, An Update on the Steps on the Path to Enlightenment Series, An Invitation to Work a Day ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

October 13 – 30 Teachings and initiations in Madrid, Spain. Details to be confirmed. (The teachings at Ganden Tendar Ling in Moscow and Mani Retreat in Kalmyckia, Russia have been postponed until September 2019)

Mantra Resource Page on FPMT.org

FPMT Education Services’ mantra resource page on FPMT.org offers students many commonly used mantras for their personal use. Recently added are the Just by Seeing Mantras—the Phagpa Chulung Rolpai Do Mantra and the Six Syllables of Clairvoyance Mantra, which are ...

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Short Course offered to Members of Mongolia’s Visually Impaired Community

FPMT center Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling and the Mongolian Blind People’s Association have come together to benefit the visually impaired community in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling’s r esident teacher Ven. Thubten Gyalmo and c enter director ...

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Investing in Sangha Health, Hygiene, and Environmental Conditions

Thanks to a very kind benefactor plus funds offered from Lama Zopa Rinpoche personally, over US$73,000 was offered from the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund toward a desperately needed new sewage system at Sera Lachi in southern India. Sera Lachi is ...

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Happiness Comes from Your Own Mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how peace and happiness come from meditation in this teaching recently published in the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive April 2018 E-Letter. Peace and happiness in life come when we free ourselves from the dissatisfied mind of ...

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Available in Print! A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha

A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha, specifically compiled by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for beginner Buddhist practitioners, is now available in print from the Foundation Store. Last year, Lama Zopa Rinpoche reviewed and updated the previous edition with the help of ...

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His Eminence Ling Rinpoche Visits Perth, Western Australia

His Eminence Ling Rinpoche traveled to Perth, Western Australia, in March upon the invitation of FPMT center Hayagriva Buddhist Centre, spending one week in the coastal city. Ros Charron, newsletter editor at Hayagriva Buddhist Centre, shares the details of his ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Gives ‘Beautiful and Exquisite’ Teachings at Retreat in Australia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues to give moving and in-depth teachings at the retreat being held at The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Bendigo, Australia. It is now the fifth week of the six-week long Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung Gyatsa Retreat. ...

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Available in Print! The Method to Transform a Suffering Life into Happiness (Including Enlightenment)

The Method to Transform a Suffering Life into Happiness (Including Enlightenment) with Additional Practices is now available in print from the Foundation Store. Lama Zopa Rinpoche has said very strongly on many occasions that this is a practice that he ...

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Geshe Tashi Tsering Appointed Abbot of Sera Mey Monastery

His Holiness the Dalai Lama has appointed Geshe Tashi Tsering abbot of Sera Mey Monastery in Bylakuppe, South India. A long-time FPMT resident teacher, Geshe Tashi Tsering will be relocating from the UK to India, returning to the monastery where ...

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