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Thought Transformation Teachings 131: The Purpose of Living Life as a Couple

Thought Transformation Teachings 131: The Purpose of Living Life as a Couple

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continued his video teachings on thought transformation from Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore in August. Here is a summary of the teaching offered on August 13, 2022: To live life as a couple, you need wisdom and ... Read more »
Thought Transformation Teachings 130: Anger Destroys Your Happiness

Thought Transformation Teachings 130: Anger Destroys Your Happiness

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continued his video teachings on thought transformation from Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore in August. Here is a summary of the teaching offered on August 10, 2022: The real meaning of life is to benefit others, Rinpoche ... Read more »
Institut Vajra Yogini Has Completed 108 Nyung-na Retreats for the 11th Year!

Institut Vajra Yogini Has Completed 108 Nyung-na Retreats for the 11th Year!

The Nyung Na retreat is a two-day intensive practice that includes taking the 24-hour Mahayana precepts every day, with the addition of complete fasting and silence every second day. There are three sessions of about three hours each day, including ... Read more »
New Podcast Episode: #10 The Guru Appearing in Ordinary Form Is Most Kind to Us

New Podcast Episode: #10 The Guru Appearing in Ordinary Form Is Most Kind to Us

There is a new episode of the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Essential Extracts Podcast. You can listen to the new episode on our website or find it in your favorite podcast app by searching for “Lama Zopa Rinpoche Essential Extracts.” New ... Read more »
Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Recent Advice for Generating Peace in the World

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Recent Advice for Generating Peace in the World

When the world is in trouble, it can feel very powerless and overwhelming to not know what we can do to actually help. IMI Sangha recently asked Lama Zopa Rinpoche for advice on prayers and practices they could do at ... Read more »
Look Within Rather than Externally: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Teaching to 9,000 Students

Look Within Rather than Externally: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Teaching to 9,000 Students

From July 8-9, 2022, His Holiness gave teachings in Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India, to 9,000 students. His Holiness offered the Heruka Initiation of the Luipa Tradition. FPMT Australian student Cynthia Karena, a regular contributor to FPMT.org who ... Read more »
Continuation of the Thought Transformation Teachings and Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Continuation of the Thought Transformation Teachings and Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been offering very precious teachings from Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC), Singapore since the beginning of August. We are delighted to share the news that these teachings will continue starting on September 3-14. The teachings are a ... Read more »
Rejoicing in the Life of Gen Ngawang Namgyal

Rejoicing in the Life of Gen Ngawang Namgyal

Gen Ngawang Namgyal died in Kathmandu, Nepal, on July 5, 2022. Gen Ngawang Namgyal was one of the first monks at Lawudo and Kopan Monastery. Before his passing on July 5, Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited him at Karuna Hospital, offering ... Read more »
Welcome to the August 2022 e-News!

Welcome to the August 2022 e-News!

We are pleased to share our August 2022 e-news with you! This issue features news, updates, resources, opportunities, and causes for rejoicing, including: News about Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings in Singapore, Newly published teachings and advice, Rejoicing in support offered ... Read more »
With This Human Rebirth, You Can Be Happy Day and Night

With This Human Rebirth, You Can Be Happy Day and Night

Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered this teaching on August 7, 2022 to elders who attend Chinese-language Sunday morning talks with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore. This is excellent universal advice for students young and old! Here’s a ... Read more »
The Experiential Nature Of Lord Buddha’s Teachings

The Experiential Nature Of Lord Buddha’s Teachings

Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935–1984), who founded the FPMT organization with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, was able to translate Tibetan Buddhist teachings into clear ideas that resonated with the Western students he met and taught in the 1970s and ’80s. These teachings ... Read more »
New Podcast Episode: #9 A Long Life Should Be Used to Benefit Others

New Podcast Episode: #9 A Long Life Should Be Used to Benefit Others

There is a new episode of the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Essential Extracts Podcast. You can listen to the new episode on our website or find it in your favorite podcast app by searching for “Lama Zopa Rinpoche Essential Extracts.” New ... Read more »