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Countering Violence in Colombia

Read interviews with two amazing Colombian youths that are a part of Children’s Movement for Peace, nominated in both 1998 and 1999 for a Nobel Peace Prize. Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Ven. Roger Kunsang met the five teenagers chosen to ...

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Rediscovered: Early Footage of FPMT in Mongolia

FPMT News Around the World Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Director Massimo Corona reports the recent uncovering of a VHS tape from a decade ago, featuring the former CEO of FPMT Mongolia Ueli Minder and Thubten Gyatso (Dr. Adrian Feldmann). ...

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120 Yaks Saved in Nepal!

120 Yaks Saved in Nepal!

Animal Liberation Fund helped saved the lives of 120 yaks that were going to be killed in Nepal in 2011. December 2011: Geshe Jinpa from Kopan Monastery arranged for 120 yaks that were going to be killed to be purchased ...

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Thanksgiving Turkeys Liberated!

November 2011: During Thanksgiving 25 turkeys were bought and liberated at Buddha Amitabha Pureland in Washington State.

10,000 Sangha Members Pray for Sacrifed Animals

October 2011: When Rinpoche heard how hundreds of thousands of animals in Nepal would be sacrificed during Dashain (a yearly, 15-day Hindu religious festival), Rinpoche immediately started to check what prayers and pujas should be done to help all the ...

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Two Million Lives Liberated

June 2011: The Animal Liberation Fund donated US$25,000 to liberate two million lives, dedicated especially for the health and long life of Lama Zopa Rinpoche. This animal liberation was organized by Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore.

MAITRI Charitable Trust

August 2010: A US$5,000 donation was given to the MAITRI Charitable Trust in India for their amazing ongoing work to save animals from harm.
Wangya Norbu Tangwa Initiations

Wangya Norbu Tangwa Initiations

His Holiness the Sakya Trizin with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, April 2012. Photo courtesy of Sakya Drolma Phodrang. April 2012: The Preserving the Lineage Fund sponsored initiations given by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin to many high lamas including Lama Zopa ...

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Geshe Potowa of the 21st Century

This account of a day with Lama Zopa Rinpoche comes from Ven. Thubten Jinpa, Kopan Lama Gyupa, who has often served as Rinpoche’s second attendant and was with him recently in Dharamsala, India. Incredibly inspiring! From Mandala July-September 2009.
Preserving the Lineage

Preserving the Lineage

FPMT News Around the World During April, FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche, along with Dhakpa Rinpoche and Dagri Rinpoche, were in Dehradun, India, receiving initiations from His Holiness the Sakya Trizin. Many others from the Sakya tradition, including Sangha ...

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Liberating Horses on Saka Dawa

Ven. Gyalten Wangmo describes Dorje Chang Institute’s organized effort to gather enough sponsors to save 60 Kaimanawa wild horses from being slaughtered in New Zealand in celebration of Saka Dawa. From Mandala October-December 2009.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Chants “Calling the Guru from Afar” on Mandala eZine

Did you know that Mandala offers hours of video and audio content freely through the FPMT Mandala eZine? The “Archive” tab at left will take you to all 13 issues. Happy exploring! Mandala recommends the content in the August 2010 ...

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