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June 10 2011

Dear Friends, Rinpoche is now in Kopan , arrived 2 days ago. Today there is a special long life puja for Rinpoche. Then over the next 2 weeks a number of pujas. Rinpoche’s walking is improving but still the right ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche in London, 1975 (Video Recording)

One of the earliest video recordings of Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching was taken at Royal Holloway College in London, England in 1975. Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s depth of understanding and burgeoning teaching style are clearly evident in this subtitled video – ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche recovering in Australia with Khadro la, Osel and Gomo Rinpoche    
Guru Devotion

Guru Devotion

By Ven. Chönyi Taylor It was a very subdued atmosphere in retreat at Atisha Centre. Suddenly our various expectations of being rescued from our unwanted situations have gone. Our guru, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche is in the hospital, his right ...

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Confidence to Change the World

Lorne Ladner discusses confidence and self-esteem with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. From Mandala January-March 2010.

The Joy of Effort

Ven. Gyalten Mindrol’s debut as a columnist for “News from a Buddhist Perspective” featured the accomplishments of Kevin Laue, a high school basketball star with only one hand. Mindrol sees Laue as a symbol of joyful effort: the ability to ...

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Rinpoche at the Great Stupa with Friends

Rinpoche at the Great Stupa with Friends

May 29th – Rinpoche’s first time out publically, introducing Khadro la, Osel and Gomo Rinpoche to the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, Bendigo, Australia. 

An Interview with Anila Ann McNeil

For 40 years, Ven. Anila Ann McNeil has been serving FPMT and benefiting those around her. Recently, Mandala spoke to her about her life, her ordination and her experience being a nun. From Mandala April-June 2011.

June 3 2011

Dear Friends, Khadro la has been with us for the last 7 days and has been helping Rinpoche a lot with the right side that is partially paralyzed. Khadro la has been very helpful in explaining what is happening as ...

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Home Truths: September-October 1996

Adele Hulse writes wittily on our relationships with our vajra brothers and sisters. From Mandala September-October 1996.

Repaying the Kindness March 2011

Based in Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London, Repaying the Kindness is a respite project for carers in South East London (Lambeth and Southwark). Enjoy this short video introduction to their project! Perhaps you can start something like this in your ...

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The Lam-rim Monastery: A Vision for IMI and FPMT

Ven. Losang Monlam, former director of IMI, FPMT’s group of ordained monks and nuns, discusses Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s vision of a small monastic community focused on lam-rim. From Mandala January-March 2009.