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The Advantages of Cherishing Others

The Advantages of Cherishing Others

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent this advice about developing a good heart to a student who had been offering healing classes at a center for twenty-five years. As you know, caring for sentient beings, compassion for sentient beings, cherishing sentient beings, ...

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‘Bodhichitta Mindfulness,’ A Living in the Path Module

‘Bodhichitta Mindfulness,’ A Living in the Path Module

In the complimentary Living in the Path module “Bodhichitta Mindfulness,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche shows students how to take the essence of our precious human life by transforming our normal daily activities—walking, washing, dressing, etc.—into a cause of enlightenment by doing ...

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Kopan Monastery School Students Held a Science Fair

Kopan Monastery School Students Held a Science Fair

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, Kopan Monastery School at FPMT’s Kopan Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, held their second-ever Science Fair. They invited the local community to come to the monastery to talk with the students and learn about their group ...

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Rooms and Prayer Wheels Completed at Lugsum Elderly Home, Bylakkupe, India

Rooms and Prayer Wheels Completed at Lugsum Elderly Home, Bylakkupe, India

Over two years, the Social Services Fund offered grants to support the building of ten new rooms for accommodation (we provided sponsorship for five of these rooms) and the construction of large and smaller prayer wheels on the property of ...

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We Bring You Our February FPMT e-News

We Bring You Our February FPMT e-News

Out now – the February FPMT International Office e-News! This month we bring you: Lama Zopa Rinpoche Schedule Updates, Thanks from Rinpoche for the Sera Je Food Fund, We’re Seeking New Friends!, …and more! Have this translated into your native ...

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Take a Look! Purifying the Cause of Samsara Door Card

Take a Look! Purifying the Cause of Samsara Door Card

Lama Zopa Rinpoche designed the Purifying the Cause of Samsara door card as an easy way for students to regularly purify negative karma. To use the card, place it above your door in order to benefit from the two main ...

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Alcohol and Other Drugs Program at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion Benefits the Community

Alcohol and Other Drugs Program at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion Benefits the Community

The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, a FPMT project near Bendigo in Victoria, Australia, has been running an Alcohol and Other Drugs Program for the past several months. Community service is one of the five FPMT Pillars of Service. Participants ...

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The Benefits of Offering Food to Sangha: A Heartfelt Thank You from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The Benefits of Offering Food to Sangha: A Heartfelt Thank You from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Recently Lama Zopa Rinpoche shared a heartfelt thank you to everyone who supported the Sera Je Food Fund for twenty-seven years of operation. The food fund provided free meals to all of the monks of Sera Je Monastery for nearly ...

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Happy Birthday, Tenzin Ösel Hita!

Happy Birthday, Tenzin Ösel Hita!

FPMT International Office wishes Tenzin Ösel Hita a very happy birthday and a long, healthy life. May his beneficial activities flourish and wishes come instantly into fruition! Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe, turns 34 ...

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Our Heart Jewel, Our Wish-granting Gem

Our Heart Jewel, Our Wish-granting Gem

Six weeks after Lama Yeshe’s passing in 1984, Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered a personal tribute to his guru, Lama Yeshe. Here’s an excerpt from “Our Heart Jewel, Our Wish-granting Gem,” first published in Wisdom, #2 1984: For those of us ...

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Take a Look! Verses to Inspire Offerings Card

Take a Look! Verses to Inspire Offerings Card

Composed and arranged by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Verses to Inspire Offerings is a frameable one-page offering prayer card that Lama Zopa Rinpoche suggests can be displayed in one’s gompa or home. It reads in English and Tibetan: ...

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Rolling Mantras at Maitreya Instituut Amsterdam

Rolling Mantras at Maitreya Instituut Amsterdam

Each month Maitreya Instituut, an FPMT center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, organizes a mantra rolling activity facilitated by Ven. Jan Bijman (Konchog Phuntsok). Students learn about and roll mantras that they can then use to fill their own statues and ...

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