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Mastering Meditation: Instructions on Calm Abiding and Mahāmudrā

Mastering Meditation: Instructions on Calm Abiding and Mahāmudrā

Mastering Meditation: Instructions on Calm Abiding and Mahāmudrā, a compilation of teachings by His Eminence Choden Rinpoche, is being released by Wisdom Publications on June 30, 2020. His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote in the book’s forward, “I am glad ...

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Without Self Discipline, It’s Like You Throw a Bomb on Your Life

Without Self Discipline, It’s Like You Throw a Bomb on Your Life

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this video by explaining that the subject of the teachings he has been providing from ...

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An Update and Incredible Achievement from the Sera Je Food Fund

An Update and Incredible Achievement from the Sera Je Food Fund

In 2017, after twenty-six years of the Sera Je Food Fund offering daily meals to all of the 2,500 monks of Sera Je Monastery, FPMT Charitable Projects raised and then offered a US$5.3 million endowment fund to Sera Je Monastery. ...

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Ngari Institute, Ladakh, India: an Update During the COVID-19 Crisis

Ngari Institute, Ladakh, India: an Update During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Social Services Fund has been supporting Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India since 2014. Ngari Institute helps needy children from remote regions of Ladakh and arranges to send them to, currently, three different schools. The Institute arranges all the costs ...

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Buddhism Has So Many Ways to Rescue Us from Suffering

Buddhism Has So Many Ways to Rescue Us from Suffering

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins with footage of Rinpoche, which was filmed by Richard Gere, receiving the lung of the dharani ...

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How to Have Genuine Peace

How to Have Genuine Peace

The Six Perfections: The Practice of the Bodhisattvas is a new book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, published by Wisdom Publications in March 2020. In it, Rinpoche walks us through this key Mahayana Buddhist teaching. Here’s an excerpt from Rinpoche’s teaching ...

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This Perfect Human Rebirth Is So Precious Because You Can Use It to Generate Loving Kindness

This Perfect Human Rebirth Is So Precious Because You Can Use It to Generate Loving Kindness

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins with Ven. Thubten Samphel, discussing his early life, how he became one of the first monks ...

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Lugsum Samduling Home for the Aged and Disabled, India, During COVID-19

Lugsum Samduling Home for the Aged and Disabled, India, During COVID-19

Lugsum Samduling Home for the Aged and Disabled, an elderly home in Bylakuppe, India, cares for 37 aging Tibetans. The Social Services Fund has been supporting this home since 2016 with grants toward annual operating budget shortfall; and also to ...

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This Perfect Human Body Is So Precious Because You Can Use It to Make Offerings

This Perfect Human Body Is So Precious Because You Can Use It to Make Offerings

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video starts with an introductory clip of a Losar video of Lama Zopa Rinpoche talking about a quote ...

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We Hope You Enjoy Our June e-News

We Hope You Enjoy Our June e-News

The June FPMT International Office e-News is ready for you! This month we bring you news about: Rinpoche Helping Us to Practice Dharma Now, How the FPMT Organization Began, Helping You Become an Inner Professional, FPMT Charitable Projects, …and more! ...

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You Create Greater Merits by Prostrating to a Holy Object Than by Seeing It

You Create Greater Merits by Prostrating to a Holy Object Than by Seeing It

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This teaching begins with video of an online “Zoom” mandala offering to Lama Zopa Rinpoche from many of the ...

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Upcoming Merit Multiplying Solar Eclipse – June 21

Upcoming Merit Multiplying Solar Eclipse – June 21

Lama Zopa Rinpoche often speaks about solar and lunar eclipses, which are considered auspicious for practice and provide opportunities for accumulating increased merit. Lama Zopa Rinpoche reminds students that the merit generated is multiplied by one hundred million on solar ...

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