FPMT News

Our main aggregated news feed contains articles from all of our news categories.

Subscribe to FPMT Latest News

 

Narrow your results

Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on December 17, Kopan Monastery

Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on December 17, Kopan Monastery

Every year, the Long Life Puja Fund supports a long life puja offered on behalf of FPMT centers, projects, services, and students to our most kind and immeasurably precious spiritual director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The next puja will be offered ...

read full article »

Aryatara Institut Hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Munich, Germany

Aryatara Institut Hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Munich, Germany

Aryatara Institut, a FPMT center in Munich, Germany, hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche from November 3-12, 2018. Sabine Kehl, a long-term member of the center who manages Aryatara Institut’s Facebook page and translates for the center shares the story. After months ...

read full article »

A Young Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Domo Monastery Near Sikkim, India

A Young Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Domo Monastery Near Sikkim, India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent this story to a student, mentioning in his letter that Domo Geshe Rinpoche built Domo Drugkar Gompa in Tibet, where Rinpoche tells the student he became a monk: This great yogi Domo Geshe Rinpoche and some ...

read full article »

‘Offering Food and Drink,’ A Living in the Path Module

‘Offering Food and Drink,’ A Living in the Path Module

In the complimentary Living in the Path module “Offering Food and Drink,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives teachings on taking the essence of a perfect human life by making offerings of whatever food and drink we consume. Lama Zopa Rinpoche is ...

read full article »

Vajrayana Institute Organizes a Six-Day Vajrasattva Retreat

Vajrayana Institute Organizes a Six-Day Vajrasattva Retreat

Vajrayana Institute, a FPMT center just outside of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, organized a Vajrasattva retreat with Ven. Robina Courtin that took place at Peter Canisius House from August 28-September 2, 2018. Anna Carmody, a long-time FPMT student who ...

read full article »

Phase One of Vajrapani Institute’s Prayer Wheel of Compassion Complete

Phase One of Vajrapani Institute’s Prayer Wheel of Compassion Complete

Vajrapani Insititute, an FPMT retreat center in Northern California, is now well on its way to building the Prayer Wheel of Compassion which was announced in December 2016. The 10 ft x 7 ft prayer wheel will contain 5 trillion ...

read full article »

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Talks about Lama Yeshe

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Talks about Lama Yeshe

Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive recently published The Path to Ultimate Happiness , an ebook of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the 42nd Kopan lamrim course. Here’s a short excerpt where Rinpoche talks about his precious teacher Lama Yeshe, ...

read full article »

We Invite You to Read Our November e-News

We Invite You to Read Our November e-News

Out Now – the FPMT International Office e-News for November! This month we bring you news about: Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche , Our new project to protect the environment , Results of our recent Translation Fund campaign , A ...

read full article »

Updated! Calling the Guru from Afar and the Nine Attitudes of Guru Devotion

Updated! Calling the Guru from Afar and the Nine Attitudes of Guru Devotion

Students can find updated versions of Calling the Guru from Afar (Extensive and Brief Versions) and Advice to Correctly Follow the Virtuous Friend with Thought and Action: The Nine Attitudes of Guru Devotion on FPMT.org. Updates include new preferred translations ...

read full article »

Buddhists from Different Traditions Discuss Compassion at Nalanda Monastery

Buddhists from Different Traditions Discuss Compassion at Nalanda Monastery

Ven. Losang Gyaltsen, director, Nalanda Monastery in Lavaur, France—40 km (25 miles) from the city of Toulouse—shares about a gathering of Buddhists from different schools and traditions. On September 16, 2018, Nalanda Monastery had the honor of hosting the second ...

read full article »

Grant Offered to Liberation Prison Project Programs Worldwide

Grant Offered to Liberation Prison Project Programs Worldwide

Thanks to a kind benefactor, the Education and Preservation Fund issued several grants earlier this year in support of Liberation Prison Project, an FPMT project founded in 1996, which offers spiritual advice and teachings, as well as books and materials, ...

read full article »

Death Can Happen at Any Moment

Death Can Happen at Any Moment

Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive recently published The Path to Ultimate Happiness , an ebook of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the 42nd Kopan lamrim course. In this book, Rinpoche discusses our potential to bring benefit and happiness, including ...

read full article »