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Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom Celebrates Online Learning

Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom Celebrates Online Learning

Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom (FDCW), an international FPMT project, is offering online programs in response to the challenges of the coronavirus crisis. Victoria Coleman, executive director, shares the story. Following a swift move into the online environment to ...

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Jealousy Comes from I-Grasping Ignorance, and We Are All in the Process of Dying

Jealousy Comes from I-Grasping Ignorance, and We Are All in the Process of Dying

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins with a continuation of Khen Rinpoche Geshe Thubten Chonyi’s life story and ...

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COVID-19 Impacts Schools Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Samtenling School, Kathmandu, Nepal

COVID-19 Impacts Schools Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Samtenling School, Kathmandu, Nepal

Samtenling School is part of Samtenling Monastery, providing the young monks of the monastery a modern, progressive, secular education in Kathmandu, Nepal. Out of 140 monks, 120 are age 6-26. The school provides education from kindergarten through grade 8. Most ...

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Taking the Eight Mahayana Precepts in Particular for Those Who Died from the Coronavirus

Taking the Eight Mahayana Precepts in Particular for Those Who Died from the Coronavirus

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: In this teaching, Lama Zopa Rinpoche offers the eight Mahayana precepts. Rinpoche has given special ...

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Congratulations to Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Program’s Newest Graduates

Congratulations to Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Program’s Newest Graduates

Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Program (LRZTP), an FPMT project in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India, celebrated the graduation of their most recent cohort of students, LRZTP8, in March 2020. Filip Majkowski, former director, shares the story. LRZTP8 began on March 13, ...

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COVID-19 Impacts Elderly Homes Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Jampaling Elder’s Home, India

COVID-19 Impacts Elderly Homes Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Jampaling Elder’s Home, India

Since 2016, the FPMT Social Service Fund has been supporting Jampaling Elder’s Home, situated in Dharamsala, India. This home was built to accommodate elders who are sixty and older and particularly vulnerable with no family to look after them as ...

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Help to Become More Mindful

Help to Become More Mindful

We invite you to use the Inner Job Description to help develop mindfulness about your thoughts, speech, and actions. The Inner Job Description Mindfulness Practice Tool (IJD) is freely available as an app, or as a card to print. The ...

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You Need to Know Your Own Suffering, and Happiness and Suffering Depend on Your Interpretation

You Need to Know Your Own Suffering, and Happiness and Suffering Depend on Your Interpretation

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins with part two of Khen Rinpoche Geshe Thubten Chonyi’s life story as ...

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COVID-19 Impacts Schools Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Sagarmatha Secondary School, Nepal

COVID-19 Impacts Schools Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Sagarmatha Secondary School, Nepal

Since 2015, the Social Services Fund has been offering support to Sagarmatha Secondary School in Chailsa, Nepal. The school stands on what was once a Tibetan refugee camp. Under normal conditions, 170 students receive education there including 79 young lay ...

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The Way to Practice Lojong Is to Stop Disliking Suffering and Generate Happiness

The Way to Practice Lojong Is to Stop Disliking Suffering and Generate Happiness

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Thubten Chonyi, the current abbot of Kopan Monastery ...

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Recommended Practices for the Fifteenth Day of Saka Dawa, June 5

Recommended Practices for the Fifteenth Day of Saka Dawa, June 5

An auspicious merit multiplying day, the full moon of the month of Saka Dawa, is coming up on June 5. The fifteenth day of Saka Dawa is one of the four great holy days of the Tibetan calendar, commemorating Shakyamuni ...

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The Benefits of Bearing Hardships to Follow the Guru and Another Message from God

The Benefits of Bearing Hardships to Follow the Guru and Another Message from God

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins Ven. Thubten Sangmo from Kopan Nunnery sharing her personal story, covering her ...

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