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Monastère Dorje Pamo Continues to Grow

Monastère Dorje Pamo Continues to Grow

Monastère Dorje Pamo is a monastery for FPMT nuns. It is located in southeastern France near Institut Vajra Yogini and Nalanda Monastery. Ven. Chantal Tenzin Dekyi, coordinator of the monastery, shares this update: Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, who ...

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If You Go for Refuge to Buddha, Buddha Definitely Guides You

If You Go for Refuge to Buddha, Buddha Definitely Guides 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: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this teaching explaining that it is very wise to take refuge while ...

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Making Offerings to Boudha Stupa

Making Offerings to Boudha Stupa

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: At the beginning of this video, Rinpoche talks about doing a tsog offering practice at Boudha ...

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The Nectar of Bodhicitta–A New Book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The Nectar of Bodhicitta–A New Book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

“We need have strong determination that the goal of bodhicitta is attainable and desirable. For that we need inspiration, and, to my mind, there is nothing more inspirational than Khunu Lama Rinpoche’s Jewel Lamp and the first chapter of Shantideva’s ...

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What to Think When You Are Depressed

What to Think When You Are Depressed

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this teaching by explaining that people who don’t understand holy Dharma use ...

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New Dharma Resources Available in the Foundation Store

New Dharma Resources Available in the Foundation Store

The Foundation Store, now a fully digital online shop, continues to add new and updated materials that are freely available. Many of these new materials and updates, which are intended to support FPMT students in their practice of Dharma, were ...

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Buddha House Honors Gen Dondrub and the FPMT Sangha Jewel

Buddha House Honors Gen Dondrub and the FPMT Sangha Jewel

Buddha House, the FPMT center located in a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia, celebrated their resident teacher Ven. Thubten Dondrub. Carole Migalka, Tara Hall coordinator, shares the story. On June 20, 2021, Dharma brothers and sisters from around Australia and ...

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From Where Depression Comes: How to Deal with the Nature of Depression

From Where Depression Comes: How to Deal with the Nature of Depression

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation, recording this time in Maratika, Nepal. Rinpoche gave this teaching on the topic of depression at the request of a student. It was transmitted via Zoom to a live audience ...

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Lamrim Year: Lama Yeshe on Impermanence and Death

Lamrim Year: Lama Yeshe on Impermanence and Death

Lamrim Year: Making Life Meaningful Day By Day is an essential guide for students at any level of Buddhist study who want to develop their mind in the graduated path to enlightenment (lamrim). The book was inspired by Lama Zopa ...

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Tara Mandala Reports on Their Eight Million Tara Mantra Recitation Goal and Other Inspiring Activities

Tara Mandala Reports on Their Eight Million Tara Mantra Recitation Goal and Other Inspiring Activities

Tara Mandala Center, the FPMT center in Landau an der Isar, Bavaria, Germany, has continued to engage in Dharma practice during the past year. Katrin Veicht, a board member for the center, shares the story a bout their eight million ...

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Freedom Is in Our Hands

Freedom Is in Our Hands

In the following short video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche examines the question of why certain things happen: Why does a tornado pick up a car and drop it out of the sky, killing a certain person? Why are leaves and petals ...

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Our September e-News is Out Now

Our September e-News is Out Now

We invite you to read our September FPMT International Office e-News, out now! Our news to enjoy and rejoice about: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Recent Activities, New Free Book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Recent Offerings Made to Holy Objects, …and more. ...

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