FPMT News

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

Get news delivered by email

Narrow your results

No One Can Cheat You

Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught in December as part of the Kopan Monastery November course. On December 7, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page:  Lama Zopa: When you experience the real I that ignorance has been focusing on, disappears, then no ... Read full article

Robes Offered to 75 Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery

Due to the kindness of a very generous benefactor, a full set of robes are being made by tailors in Kathmandu and then will be offered to the 75 nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery and three monks (the abbot, ... Read full article

Help at the Time of Death

“I tell people that the FPMT organization is here to help. I think it is so fortunate that we, the FPMT, are able to provide help at the time of death, because death is really a most difficult, most hard ... Read full article

Taiwan Organizes First Lam-rim Retreat with Geshe Tsethar

Ven. Thubten Dechen, who interpreted for Geshe Tsethar during FPMT Taiwan’s and Heruka Center’s first jointly organize lam-rim retreat, reports on the special event: FPMT Taiwan and Heruka Center in Kaohsiung jointly organized its first guided meditation lam-rim retreat during ... Read full article

‘This Is Buddha Nature’

Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught in December as part of the Kopan Monastery November course. On December 7, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on his Twitter page:  Lama Zopa: The mind is empty of a real mind. This is because the mind exists in ... Read full article

Remembering Death

During a teaching at the recent November Course at Kopan Monastery, Lama Zopa Rinpoche said, “This life is so, so, so precious. Your death is definite; it can come at any moment.” Rinpoche has taught many times on the importance of remembering death. Here’s an excerpt from a teaching given at Nalanda Monastery in France in 1995 and published in Mandala May-June 1997: “Reflecting ... Read full article

2014 Inspiring Year for Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour

“2014 has been an inspiring year for Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour,” said staff member Michael Fouts. “In Russia, the relics visited Gunzechoinei Datzan which is the oldest temple in St. Petersburg and has hosted teachings from both Lama Zopa Rinpoche and ... Read full article

Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offered in Singapore

  Amitabha Buddhist Centre’s 25th anniversary celebrations culminated with a very extensive long life puja with the five dakini dance offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on November 23, 2014. Follwing the puja, Rinpoche commented that he felt the students were ... Read full article

ABC Radio National Features Chenrezig Institute in Broadcast on the History of Buddhism in Australia

“An ABC National presenter visited us for the 40th anniversary of Chenrezig Institute [celebrated in September 2014] to include us in her show about the history of Buddhism in Australia. It has just been played [on Saturday, December 13] and will be replayed ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the Kopan November Course

In late November 2014, Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived at Kopan Monastery in Nepal and like most other years, he gave teachings to students attending the month-long lam-rim course, known as the November Course. [Kopan offers several different course and retreats for lay students ... Read full article