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Four Kadampa Deities Retreat: The Minute You Cherish Others, There is Freedom

Four Kadampa Deities Retreat: The Minute You Cherish Others, There is Freedom

Earlier this year we shared the addition to our Rinpoche Available Now page of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s 2003 twenty-three part teachings from a Four Kadampa Deities Retreat offered at Institut Vajra Yogini, France. The retreat focused on the four Kadampa ... Read more »
Lama Yeshe’s Wisdom: Buddhism Has Something For Everybody

Lama Yeshe’s Wisdom: Buddhism Has Something For Everybody

The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind is one of the most beloved free books from the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. The six teachings contained in this volume come from Lama Yeshe’s 1975 visit to Australia. They are all filled ... Read more »
Recitation of the Entire Kangyur Teachings and Prajnaparamita during Chokhor Duchen

Recitation of the Entire Kangyur Teachings and Prajnaparamita during Chokhor Duchen

Chokhor Duchen (commemorating Shakyamuni Buddha’s first Turning of the Wheel of Dharma) occurs on July 9, 2024 and is an extremely powerful day to undertake practices, as the merit is multiplied 100 million times. In honor of Buddhas first teaching, ... Read more »
A Most Happy and Auspicious 89th Birthday to His Holiness the Dalai Lama!

A Most Happy and Auspicious 89th Birthday to His Holiness the Dalai Lama!

Today, on July 6, 2024, the world celebrates His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 89th birthday! We’ve collected several resources for students to use in their celebration of His Holiness and in their ongoing Buddhist study. FPMT International Office wishes His ... Read more »
Charok Lama Praises Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Sister, Anila Ngawang Samten

Charok Lama Praises Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Sister, Anila Ngawang Samten

Last month we shared a moving report about the recent pilgrimage to Lawudo, marking the first anniversary of the passing of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, where 38 students from around the world visited and made heartfelt prayers at the holy places ... Read more »
The Passing of Jeffrey Hopkins: A Legacy of Honesty

The Passing of Jeffrey Hopkins: A Legacy of Honesty

Beloved Buddhist scholar Dr. Jeffrey Hopkins passed away on July 1, 2024 in Vancouver, Canada, aged 83. Dr. Hopkins published dozens of books, acted as His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s translator, and had a long academic career during which he ... Read more »
Chokhor Duchen is Upcoming: Practice and Prayers for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Swift Return

Chokhor Duchen is Upcoming: Practice and Prayers for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Swift Return

Chokhor Duchen, one of the four annual holy days of Guru Shakyamuni Buddha, takes place this year on July 9 or July 10 depending on the various Tibetan calendars. Both days are fine. On these holy days of Guru Shakyamuni ... Read more »
FPMT Inc. Board of Directors Update June 2024 Update

FPMT Inc. Board of Directors Update June 2024 Update

An update from the FPMT Inc. Board of Directors: Months have gone by since the last update from the Board, but we have not been sitting still, we can assure you! There are the rather day-to-day responsibilities such as approving ... Read more »
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: “How Red and Green Traffic Lights Exist”

Lama Zopa Rinpoche: “How Red and Green Traffic Lights Exist”

Last month we shared with you ten videos of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings on emptiness which were shown during the 2024 Heart Sutra Retreat at Kopan Monastery. We hope that students have taken time to explore these teachings, which contain ... Read more »
Foundation for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory has Begun: New Videos of Progress

Foundation for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory has Begun: New Videos of Progress

We are very happy to share this short update on recent progress that has been made on the Stupa of Complete Victory that is being built at Kopan Monastery for the swift return of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and actualization ... Read more »
Welcome to our June 2024 E-News

Welcome to our June 2024 E-News

This month’s e-news brings you important news, updates, and causes for rejoicing regarding: Nonstop prayers for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s swift return, Teachings from Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe, News about and advice from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Ongoing ... Read more »
Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teachings from the Mahamudra Retreat 2004

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teachings from the Mahamudra Retreat 2004

From April 10 to May 10, 2004 Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave extensive teachings during the Mahamudra Retreat in Buddha House, Australia. The retreat was on Mahamudra, however, Rinpoche teaches on a broad range of lamrim topics. We are pleased to ... Read more »