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Rejoicing in Prayers Offered in Sponsored Community Hall at Tibetan Settlement

Rejoicing in Prayers Offered in Sponsored Community Hall at Tibetan Settlement

In 2015 a grant was offered from the Social Services Fund to Rabgayling Tibetan Settlement in Hunsur, India to build a community hall. The settlement is now actively utilizing this space for pujas, prayers, public talks, retreats, community events, workshops, ...

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How to Make Your Life Most Beneficial for Sentient Beings, Even with Your Speech

How to Make Your Life Most Beneficial for Sentient Beings, Even with Your Speech

Lama Zopa Rinpoche dictated this advice during a Light of the Path retreat and had it distributed to the retreat participants. Rinpoche then also wanted it shared with people offering service at FPMT centers, projects, and service as well as ...

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Listen Up! Dharma CDs in the Foundation Store

Listen Up! Dharma CDs in the Foundation Store

Students can find over a dozen Dharma CDs in the Foundation Store available by donation! Find these titles and more in the Foundation Store: Recitations for the Time of Death, Lama Zopa Rinpoche recites mantras and texts that are especially ...

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Bengungyal Center Benefited Animals

Bengungyal Center Benefited Animals

Bengungyal Center, an FPMT center in Aguascalientes City, Mexico, organized animal blessing and liberation practices on February 11 and May 25, 2019. Laura Lugo Vàzquez, center director shares the story. Following the Mahayana Buddhist teachings, Bengungyal Center carried out an ...

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Six Years of Support to Ngari Institute, Ladakh, India

Six Years of Support to Ngari Institute, Ladakh, India

The Social Services Fund has been supporting the school children and staff of Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India, since 2014. This year, a grant for US$26,682.61 was offered to cover the costs of daily meals for eighty-three students and staff ...

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A Pacifying Prayer for Peace

A Pacifying Prayer for Peace

“When there was unceasing war in Kham (Me Nyak), Tibet, and nobody was able to create harmony, the Great Lord Yogi (Thang Thong Gyalpo) came to Kham, generated bodhichitta, and just by merely saying these true words and sprinkling flowers, ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Gives an Introduction to Mind Training

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Gives an Introduction to Mind Training

While teaching in Madrid, Spain, in October 2018, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave an introduction to thought transformation and explained its benefits, captured in the thirty-minute video below. Thought transformation, Lama Zopa Rinpoche said, is about “how to utilize your problems, ...

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New Page to Help Benefit Animals on FPMT.org!

New Page to Help Benefit Animals on FPMT.org!

Students can now find practices and advice for benefiting animals on FPMT.org, including instructions on animal liberation and animal blessings. Lama Zopa Rinpoche recommends animal liberation as a specific practice done for animals who would otherwise be killed, such as ...

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Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Offered 16 Guidelines for Life Workshop

Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Offered 16 Guidelines for Life Workshop

In April 2019, Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, the FPMT center in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, offered a 16 Guidelines for Life workshop facilitated by Wendy Ridley, a Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom (FDCW) Senior Accredited Faculty member and board member, ...

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New Zangdog Palri Temple Project in Lawudo

New Zangdog Palri Temple Project in Lawudo

Zangdog Palri: Guru Rinpoche’s Pure Land There is a tradition in Tibet of building three-dimensional versions of the Pure Land of Guru Rinpoche: Glorious Copper-Colored Mountain — in Tibetan, Zangdog Palri. Lama Zopa Rinpoche wants to build a Zangdog Palri ...

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FPMT Hispana Welcomed His Eminence Ling Rinpoche to Spain

FPMT Hispana Welcomed His Eminence Ling Rinpoche to Spain

His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Ling Rinpoche visited Spain from April 9-20, 2019, teaching in Barcelona, Madrid, and Valencia at events supported by FPMT Hispana centers Centro Nagarjuna Barcelona, Centro Nagarjuna Madrid, and Centro Nagarjuna Valencia. Núria Sala, Centro Nagarjuna ...

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Each Time You Follow the Advice of the Guru Is One Step Closer to Enlightenment

Each Time You Follow the Advice of the Guru Is One Step Closer to Enlightenment

While teaching in Madrid, Spain, in October 2018, Rinpoche summarized the whole path to enlightenment, emphasizing the importance of the guru. The path also includes developing renunciation, bodhichitta, and an understanding of gross and subtle emptiness, and eventually practicing tantra. ...

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