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Monastère Dorje Pamo Rejoices in Monastic Community Life

Monastère Dorje Pamo Rejoices in Monastic Community Life

Monastère Dorje Pamo (Dorje Pamo Monastery), an FPMT nunnery in En Baut, Fiac, France, welcomed Lama Zopa Rinpoche, as well as visiting and resident nuns, and volunteers in 2019. Ven. Chantal Tenzin Dekyi (Chantal Carrerot), coordinator, and Gabrielle Leflaive, volunteer, ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Advice to Dispel Fires

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Advice to Dispel Fires

Australia is experiencing what is becoming its worst fire season ever, affecting tens of thousands of people and countless animals. Lama Zopa Rinpoche has given advice on several occasions on practices to do in order to dispel and protect from ...

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Change Your Mental Attitude to Find Peace at Christmas

Change Your Mental Attitude to Find Peace at Christmas

In 1971, Lama Thubten Yeshe gave a series of talks at Kopan Monastery, in Nepal, at the end of the month-long Kopan meditation course. As Christmas drew near, Western students were feeling a little out of place and unsure of ...

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Celebrating 600 Years of Lama Tsongkhapa in Malaysia

Celebrating 600 Years of Lama Tsongkhapa in Malaysia

Lama Tsongkhapa Day, or Ganden Ngamchoe, is a celebration of the anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s parinirvana. It is celebrated on the 25th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan calendar. In 2019 Lama Tsongkhapa Day falls on Saturday, December ...

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Season’s Greetings, and News

Season’s Greetings, and News

All good wishes of the season, from Lama Zopa Rinpoche and his International Office, to you! Please go to our December FPMT International Office e-News in order to see our full greeting, and advice from Rinpoche. We also bring you ...

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Update from International Office and FPMT Inc. Board of Directors

As we last reported on November 14, FPMT Inc. has received a report from an individual representing three women who have outlined allegations of sexual misconduct on the part of Dagri Rinpoche. This report contains what we believe to be ...

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Complimentary Living in the Path Module: ‘Making Offerings’

Complimentary Living in the Path Module: ‘Making Offerings’

In the complimentary Living in the Path module “Making Offerings,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives inspiring explanations on how to take the essence of our precious human life by making offerings to the guru and the Three Rare Sublime Ones—the Buddha, ...

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Neuroscientists Benefit from Visits to Sera Je Monastic University

Neuroscientists Benefit from Visits to Sera Je Monastic University

Neuroscientists Marieke van Vugt, PhD, and Amir Moye, MSc, visited Sera Je Monastic University in South India on August 7-21, 2019, to continue their research into the brain functions of debating monks. Ven. Tenzin Gache, a Sera Je geshe program ...

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Rejoicing in Over US$2,000,000 in Aid Offered Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Rejoicing in Over US$2,000,000 in Aid Offered Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Following the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, FPMT International Office established the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund to help raise funds for basic necessities needed such as food, water, tents, bedding, and medical aid to many who lost everything in remote regions. ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Blesses Animals in Russia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Blesses Animals in Russia

Wherever Lama Zopa Rinpoche travels in the world, he is sure to do practices that benefit animals. While in Russia recently, Rinpoche attended two animal blessing events. When Rinpoche first arrived in Moscow in late September, he attended an animal ...

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News from Maitreya Buddha Project Kushinagar

News from Maitreya Buddha Project Kushinagar

The creation of Holy Objects for World Peace is an important aspect of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s charitable work as carried out by FPMT Inc. More specifically, Rinpoche envisions the creation of many statues of Maitreya Buddha around the world. Currently, ...

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Watch Kopan Monastery Celebrate Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Birthday [Video]

Watch Kopan Monastery Celebrate Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Birthday [Video]

Kopan Monastery, in Nepal, honored Lama Zopa Rinpoche by offering Rinpoche a birthday celebration on December 3. Rinpoche’s birthday celebration began with the monks and nuns from Kopan Monastery doing the 1,000 offerings to Namgyalma puja for Rinpoche. Then, outside ...

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