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The Seven Limb Practice Is the Basic Practice for Achieving Enlightenment

The Seven Limb Practice Is the Basic Practice for Achieving Enlightenment

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching explaining that bodhisattvas have a totally different attitude than other sentient beings. ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offers Oral Transmission of “The Flowing Water of the Ganga”

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offers Oral Transmission of “The Flowing Water of the Ganga”

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching explaining that from beginningless rebirths, we have eaten and been eaten by ...

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Update from FPMT Centers on Wildfires and Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Update from FPMT Centers on Wildfires and Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

FPMT students and centers in California in the United States have been affected by the wildfires blazing in many parts of the state. Vajrapani Institute, which is near the small community of Boulder Creek, located in the Santa Cruz Mountains ...

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Kopan Monastery Remembers Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup

Kopan Monastery Remembers Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, Losang Namgyal Rinpoche, Geshes, and Lama Gyupa monks offered Yamantaka self-initiation on the ninth anniversary of Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Lhundrup Rigsel’s showing the aspect of leaving his holy body. The practice began at ...

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Ninth Year of 108 Nung Nä Retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Ninth Year of 108 Nung Nä Retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini, France

One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to sponsor people who make a serious commitment to practice such as doing 1,000 nyung näs. Nyung nä practice is an intensive 2-day purification retreat that includes fasting, ...

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All the Buddhas Manifest as the Guru in Ordinary Aspect to Guide You

All the Buddhas Manifest as the Guru in Ordinary Aspect to Guide You

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins with the precious opportunity for us to hear from Max Mathews, known affectionately ...

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His Eminence Ling Rinpoche Welcomed to New Zealand for the First Time

His Eminence Ling Rinpoche Welcomed to New Zealand for the First Time

Due to the pandemic, some of the stories from earlier in the year were delayed. Here’s one of joyous events that took place in late February and early March. We share it now so that we may all rejoice in ...

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With Awareness of the Kindness of the Guru, You Generate Respect

With Awareness of the Kindness of the Guru, You Generate Respect

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching referring to his earlier teachings on the importance of receiving blessings from ...

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Root Institute Continues Essential Community Service in Bodhgaya

Root Institute Continues Essential Community Service in Bodhgaya

For the past nine years, due to the kindness of one main benefactor, the FPMT Social Services Fund has been offering substantial grants toward the amazing projects of Root Institute, Bodhgaya, India, which directly benefit underprivileged individuals in the area. ...

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The Work of Seeing the Guru as a Buddha Has to Come from Your Side

The Work of Seeing the Guru as a Buddha Has to Come from Your Side

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching explaining that to see an enlightened being, it has to come from ...

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August FPMT e-News Out Now!

August FPMT e-News Out Now!

We welcome you to our August FPMT International Office e-News! This month we bring you news about: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Ongoing Thought Transformation Teachings, New and Updated Practice Materials, Wanted: Stories on Practising Dharma During the Pandemic, , ….and more! ...

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Why and How to Take Blessings from a Holy Being

Why and How to Take Blessings from a Holy Being

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching explaining why it is important to take blessings from holy beings. Holy ...

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