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Word Power: A Journo’s Story, Adele Hulse talks about writing and Lama Yeshe

Word Power: A Journo’s Story, Adele Hulse talks about writing and Lama Yeshe

“Back in 1976 Lama Yeshe called me up to his house at Chenrezig Institute in Australia and said: ‘You. You writer. You good understand my language. I want you write por me. You take Chenrezig teaching notes here and make ...

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October 29, Buddha Multiplying Day Practices Recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

October 29, Buddha Multiplying Day Practices Recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

FPMT News Around the World On Monday, October 29, many Buddhists worldwide will celebrate the day marking Buddha’s acceptance to descend from the God Realm of Thirty-three and return to Earth after teaching Dharma there to the gods and his ...

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Meher Baba Clearly Told Me in a Dream, the story of Ven. Thubten Wongmo

Meher Baba Clearly Told Me in a Dream, the story of Ven. Thubten Wongmo

“The only explanation that makes any sense as to how I ended up walking up the hill to Kopan in 1973,” writes Ven. Thubten Wongmo (Feather Meston), “is that the walk up that path actually began in various past lives. ...

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FPMT Taiwan Celebrates Its Three Resident Geshes

FPMT Taiwan Celebrates Its Three Resident Geshes

FPMT News Around the World FPMT Taiwan celebrated its “Thanksgiving Day to Teachers” on September 30 in conjunction with the traditional Chinese Mooncake Festival. The event began in the morning with a Yamantaka fire puja hosted by the resident geshes ...

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Lama Yeshe Remembered

Lama Yeshe Remembered

FPMT News Around the World In addition to back issues of Mandala magazine, our archive includes the two issues of Mandala‘s predecessor, Wisdom. Published in 1983-1984 by Wisdom Publications, the magazine is a valuable record of FMPT activities in the ...

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Mandala eZine December 2011 Re-released!

Mandala eZine December 2011 Re-released!

Mandala Publications is happy re-release the December 2011 eZine, the last of our 13-issue eZine collection. The eZine was launched in December 2008 to give Friends of FPMT new ways of engaging with qualified teachers, illuminating teachings, FPMT news and ...

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Funds for 35 Bed Hospital Offered

September 2012: US$80,000 has been offered to build a 35 bed hospital in a remote and poor area of Tibet.
‘When the Iron Bird Flies’ Opens in New York City

‘When the Iron Bird Flies’ Opens in New York City

FPMT News Around the World When the Iron Bird Flies, a new feature-length documentary about Tibetan Buddhism and the West, is having its premiere screening at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City October 19-24. Dr. Nick Ribush, ...

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Kurukulla Center

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Kurukulla Center

FPMT News Around the World FPMT students in the Boston area of the United States had a busy week with visits by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Kurukulla Center near Boston welcomed His Holiness the Dalai ...

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Cycling for Land of Joy

Cycling for Land of Joy

FPMT Around the World By Steve Nicklas Steve Nicklas, an FPMT student living in the U.K., decided to turn his cycling hobby into an opportunity to raise funds for Land of Joy, an FPMT-affiliated project which plans to create a ...

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Jetsünma Tenzin Palmo on the ‘Genuine Teacher’

Jetsünma Tenzin Palmo on the ‘Genuine Teacher’

Meditator, teacher, and founder of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, a nunnery in the Drukpa Kagyu lineage in Tashi Jong, India, Ven. Tenzin Palmo [now, Jetsünma Tenzin Palmo] found her perfect teacher, His Eminence the eighth Khamtrul Rinpoche in India, 1964. In ...

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Review: Insight into Emptiness

Review: Insight into Emptiness

“For lovers of wisdom who explore Buddhist perspectives on the nature of reality, another exemplary resource is now available in print: the teachings on emptiness offered by Khensur Jampa Tegchok at Land of Medicine Buddha between October 2006 and December ...

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