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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Sera Je Kitchen

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Sera Je Kitchen

October, 2012: Lama Zopa Rinpoche made a rare visit to the Sera Je Kitchen. Lama Zopa Rinpoche visiting the Sera Je Food Fund kitchen. Rinpoche enjoyed the evening’s dinner that was was prepared for the 2,600 monks of Sera Je ...

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Excerpt from Joyce Morgan’s and Conrad Walters’ “Key to the Cave”

Excerpt from Joyce Morgan’s and Conrad Walters’ “Key to the Cave”

Journeys on the Silk Road: A Desert Explorer, Buddha’s Secret Library, and the Unearthing of the World’s Oldest Printed Book, by journalists Joyce Morgan and Conrad Walters, tells the story of the explorer Aurel Stein’s 1906-8 expedition to Caves of ...

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Books, Articles, Talks Featuring Ösel

Books, Articles, Talks Featuring Ösel

BBC News, “Ösel Hita: The Reluctant Lama.”, Reincarnation: The Boy Lama, by Vicki Mackenzie, Reborn in the West, by Vicki Mackenzie, Man’s Work, From Telegraph Magazine, London, England, 1987 TV3 issued a documentary entitled Osel: the petit Lama , 2010 ...

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FPMT’s Statement on Ven. Tunden’s Death

FPMT’s Statement on Ven. Tunden’s Death

FPMT has shared the following statement in response to the death of Ven. Tunden at Nalanda Monastery: We are profoundly saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Ven. Tunden and offer our sincere condolences to his family, and the ...

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Osel Hita visits Losang Drakpa Center in Malaysia

Osel Hita visits Losang Drakpa Center in Malaysia

November 2012: Osel visited Losang Drakpa Center in Malaysia. Watch a video of Osel’s talk at Losang Drakpa Centere here!  
Taking Online Dating as the Path

Taking Online Dating as the Path

Sarah Shifferd, long-time columnist for Mandala, shares her own experiences from online dating and offers ten ground rules for transforming it into a spiritual practice. If online dating is a part of your life (or even something you’re just curious ...

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Khadro-la on Mitigating the Potential Damage of U.S. Earthquakes

Khadro-la on Mitigating the Potential Damage of U.S. Earthquakes

Editor Laura Miller talks to Khadro-la about earthquakes on the United States’ West Coast and what she and Lama Zopa Rinpoche are doing to help mitigate any potential damage. From Mandala October-December 2012
An Interview with Åge Delbanco

An Interview with Åge Delbanco

In the late 1960s, Åge Delbanco (also known as Babaji) followed the “hippie trail” from Denmark to India and then found his way up Kopan Hill in Nepal. He arrived about a year after Lama Yeshe, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches on “The Dissatisfied Mind of Desire”

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches on “The Dissatisfied Mind of Desire”

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches extensively on “the dissatisfied mind of desire”: “Whether we are a Dharma practitioner or not, every problem in life comes from our own mind, as does every happiness. The cause of suffering is not external; the ...

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ever mind, a poem

ever mind, a poem

Craig Matsu-Pissot submitted “ever mind” to Mandala to our great pleasure. It reads like a meditation on the nature of the mind and is certainly worth lingering over. “… shadows of behaviors which have appeared repetitively / like the passing ...

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Important Announcements Regarding Maitreya Project

Important Announcements Regarding Maitreya Project

[if gte mso 9]> Letter from Lama Zopa Rinpoche My dear kind friends, those who like to benefit other sentient being through the teachings of the Buddha. I would like to announce that the Maitreya Project director is changing from ...

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Abbot Geshe Jamphel Explores What It Means “To Be Truly Free”

Abbot Geshe Jamphel Explores What It Means “To Be Truly Free”

In a time when there is a heightened awareness of global terror and especially during the American presidential elections, the word “freedom” is often heard. But what does “freedom” mean from a Buddhist perspective? During teachings on Shantideva’s Bodhisattva’s Way ...

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