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De-Tong Ling Retreat Centre’s Annual Lamrim Retreat on Kangaroo Island

De-Tong Ling Retreat Centre’s Annual Lamrim Retreat on Kangaroo Island

Each year De-Tong Ling Retreat Centre, an FPMT center on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, offers an annual ten-day lamrim meditation retreat. Anthony Reid, one of the center’s board members, shares about the 2018 retreat. Meditative retreat is a cornerstone of ...

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The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund– THANK YOU

The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund– THANK YOU

The latest issue of Mandala magazine features an extensive article, “Sustaining the Pure Unbroken Lineage of Buddha’s Teachings in This World: The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund,” which is an in-depth look at the accomplishments and historical context ...

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January e-News Out Now!

January e-News Out Now!

We hope you enjoy our January FPMT International Office e-News! This month we bring you news about: Updates to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Schedule , Time to Empty Your Merit Box! , 2019 LPP Calendar Available to Order , …and ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

November/December Teaching during the One Month Lamrim Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

October 4 – 6 Great Chenrezig initiation, Elista, Kalmyckia, Russia October 7 – 20 100,000 Million Mani Retreat October 26 – 28 How to Develop Bodhicitta in the Modern World (a commentary on Khunu Lama Rinpoche’s The Jewel Lamp: A ...

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Ideas and Advice for Losar and the Fifteen Miracle Days of Chotrul Duchen 2019

Ideas and Advice for Losar and the Fifteen Miracle Days of Chotrul Duchen 2019

The Fifteen Days of Miracles—from the first day of the Tibetan new year (Losar, February 5) until the fifteenth (February 19)—commemorate the special time when Guru Shakyamuni Buddha showed miraculous powers in order to subdue six Tirthika, or non-Buddhist teachers, ...

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FPMT Hispana Hosts Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Visit to Madrid, Spain

FPMT Hispana Hosts Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Visit to Madrid, Spain

Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited Madrid, Spain, from October 16 to November 3, 2018. The visit was organized by FPMT Hispana. The FPMT Hispana community shares the story. FPMT Hispana will host Rinpoche in Madrid again from April 26-29, 2019. Rinpoche ...

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Rejoicing in the Liberation of 125,149 Lives in the United States in 2018

Rejoicing in the Liberation of 125,149 Lives in the United States in 2018

Resident Sangha at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land in Washington State and Kachoe Dechen Ling in California, in the United States, engage in weekly animal liberation practice; offer charity to over 80 different ant nests; perform extensive daily offering practices of ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

September 14 – 15, 18, 21 – 22 Commentary on Lama Choepa (continuation), Amitabha Buddhist Center, Singapore
How to Benefit a Cat

How to Benefit a Cat

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave the following advice to a student who had asked Rinpoche how to benefit a very sick twenty-one year old cat. My most dear, most kind, most precious, wish-fulfilling one, I heard you wanted very much to ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

EUROPE April 26 – 29 White Umbrella (Dukkar) initiation, Madrid, Spain May 10 – approximately June 7 2019 Vajra Yogini Retreat, including Heruka and Vajrayogini initiations, Institut Vajrayogini, France June 27 – 29 Teaching on Integrating the Five Powers in ...

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The Most Essential Thing to Achieve Enlightenment

The Most Essential Thing to Achieve Enlightenment

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave the following teaching during the retreat at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Australia in April 2018: Whatever you do to please the guru, just there [by doing that], without even doing many hundreds of ...

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