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Foundation Service Seminars Were Held in Spain and France

Foundation Service Seminars Were Held in Spain and France

The Foundation Service Seminar (FSS) is the “FPMT immersion retreat.” It provides essential information and nourishment for all serving, or wishing to serve, in the FPMT organization. The FSS Retreat is key to deeply understanding the FPMT organization and the ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Tour of Australia Postponed

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Tour of Australia Postponed

Due to the risk from the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung Gyatsa Retreat at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, Bendigo, Australia, has been postponed. Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s other teaching events in Australia in March and ...

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Update from FPMT Inc. Board of Directors

As last reported in December 2019, FPMT Inc. has contracted with FaithTrust Institute (FTI) to undertake a fact-finding assessment with a review and report on findings in response to allegations of sexual misconduct on the part of Dagri Rinpoche at ...

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Continual Butter Lamps Sponsored at Thubten Chöling and Guru Rinpoche Statue in Chailsa, Nepal

Continual Butter Lamps Sponsored at Thubten Chöling and Guru Rinpoche Statue in Chailsa, Nepal

The FPMT Puja Fund sponsors continual butter lamp light offerings at Thubten Chöling and in front of a very precious Guru Rinpoche statue in Chailsa, Nepal. The butter lamp offered at Thubten Chöling Monastery is in front of a shrine ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Recites the Long and Short Namgyalma Mantras

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Recites the Long and Short Namgyalma Mantras

“If animals hear this Namgyalma mantra, it is last time they will be animals; they will never get reborn in lower realms at all, ” Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught in Ganden Tendar Ling in Moscow, Russia, in 2017. “They will ...

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Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom Released a New Guidebook

Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom Released a New Guidebook

In January 2020, Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom (FDCW), an international FPMT project, published its Building Inner Strength Discussion Guide, a new free resource designed to help more people around the world learn about and benefit from their 16 ...

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Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Completed a Seventh 100 Million Mani Retreat

Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Completed a Seventh 100 Million Mani Retreat

One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to sponsor 100 million OM MANI PADME HUM retreats around the world. Rinpoche has said, “[I would like] for the organization to establish 100,000 recitations of 100 million ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Does Puja at Kopan for Removing Coronavirus

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Does Puja at Kopan for Removing Coronavirus

On Monday, March 2, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, joined by the monks and nuns of Kopan Monastery, did a Most Secret Hayagriva tsog kong puja to remove the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as to remove all obstacles for the year ...

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The Perfections Are the Practices of Bodhisattvas

The Perfections Are the Practices of Bodhisattvas

The Six Perfections: The Practice of the Bodhisattvas is a new book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche. In it, Rinpoche offers instruction on the six perfections, a key Mahayana Buddhist teaching. Here’s an excerpt from the book’s “Introduction”: The Sanskrit for ...

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Vajrayogini Sadhanas from FPMT

Vajrayogini Sadhanas from FPMT

Students can now find the short, middle-length, and long sadhanas of Vajrayogini composed by Phabongkha Dechen Nyingpo available by donation through the Foundation Store in ebook and PDF formats. Two versions of the short sadhana are available: A Short Daily ...

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The Power of Bodhgaya: Attending Teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The Power of Bodhgaya: Attending Teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Few things are more precious than being able to receive teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India, the location of the Buddha’s enlightenment. From January 2-6, 2020, His Holiness gave teachings at the Kalachakra ...

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Helping Build the Darpa Pandita Labrang at Sera Je Monastery

Helping Build the Darpa Pandita Labrang at Sera Je Monastery

The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund was pleased to help support the completion of the Darpa Pandita Labrang at Sera Je Monastery. Due to the increase in number of lamas living at this labrang, construction was needed to renovate the existing ...

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