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Basic Buddhism Is Discovering Your Self!

Basic Buddhism Is Discovering Your Self!

In the following short excerpt from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s video teachings on thought transformation, Rinpoche explains that we live our whole life with the hallucination that the I exists from its own side, that it is a real I. Basic ...

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Make Offerings on the Anniversary of Your Guru’s Passing Away

Make Offerings on the Anniversary of Your Guru’s Passing Away

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 extending his wishes that he hopes everyone had a nice long break ...

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March FPMT e-News Out Now!

March FPMT e-News Out Now!

We hope you enjoy the March FPMT International Office e-News. This month we bring you: New Lama Zopa Rinpoche Advice and Photo Albums, The Latest Issue of Mandala magazine!, Prayer to Pacify Epidemic Disease – now on Audio, Staff Changes ...

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Funding a Community Hall for 4,500 at Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, Kollegal, India

Funding a Community Hall for 4,500 at Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, Kollegal, India

Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, Kollegal, is in one of the most remote and underdeveloped Tibetan settlements in Southern India. There are 46 Tibetan settlements in India, Nepal, and Bhutan, home to most of the 100,451 Tibetan refugees. These Tibetan settlements originate ...

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Panchen Losang Chogyen Gelugzentrum Aids Refugees on the Greek Island Lesbos

Panchen Losang Chogyen Gelugzentrum Aids Refugees on the Greek Island Lesbos

Panchen Losang Chogyen Gelugzentrum, the FPMT center in Vienna, Austria, has raised awareness and support for the thousands of people living in Kara Tepe camp by collecting financial contributions for Gablitz hilft (Gablitz helps.) Kara Tepe is a camp for ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Message on the Death of Åge Delbanco

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Message on the Death of Åge Delbanco

Lama Zopa Rinpoche requests for students who read obituaries belonging to members of our precious spiritual community, to please pray in the following manner: “May this person never ever be reborn in the lower realms and at the time of ...

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The Time to Practice Is Now: Mandala’s New Magazine Brings You Rinpoche’s Thought Transformation Teachings

The Time to Practice Is Now: Mandala’s New Magazine Brings You Rinpoche’s Thought Transformation Teachings

We’re happy to announce the new digital issue of Mandala! In it, we explore Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Thought Transformation during the Time of COVID-19 teaching series. This PDF issue provides a detailed summary of the key points Rinpoche has been ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Auspicious Recent Activities at Kopan Monastery: Photo Galleries

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Auspicious Recent Activities at Kopan Monastery: Photo Galleries

Since mid-December, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been taking a break from offering us his Thought Transformation during the Time of COVID-19 teaching series. Rinpoche is still in Nepal, at Kopan Monastery, and engaging in a variety of beneficial activities in ...

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The Building of Samtenling School, Boudhanath, Nepal

The Building of Samtenling School, Boudhanath, Nepal

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

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Every Holy Object Comes from Every Sentient Being

Every Holy Object Comes from Every Sentient Being

In the following excerpt from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s video teachings on thought transformation, Rinpoche explains that every single holy object is the basis for you to create all the merits that bring every success and pleasure that you experience now, ...

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Buddha House Welcomes the Local Community to the Center With a Fete

Buddha House Welcomes the Local Community to the Center With a Fete

Buddha House, the FPMT center in Magill, South Australia, Australia, held their first free-entry fete and open day on Saturday, January 30, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center. Hundreds of visitors browsed the outdoor stalls, visited ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Introduction and Dedication for the Teaching with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Introduction and Dedication for the Teaching with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered a teaching on February 8, 2021, at the request of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the FPMT organization on Changkya Rölpai Dorjé’s Recognizing My Mother: An Experiential Song of the View (tagur ama ngodzin). At ...

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