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Saka Dawa Celebrated Around the World

Saka Dawa Celebrated Around the World

FPMT News Around the World FPMT centers, projects and services around the world celebrated Saka Dawa, the day commemorating Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana, yesterday. We rejoice in all of the events and activities that took place! Here are highlights ...

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Dharma in the Workplace

Is it possible to be a Buddhist and compete in your job? Or spread the Dharma in the workplace? Depending on your field, your motivation and your karma, it may not be easy. Or it may. From Mandala September-November 2002 ...

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Sera Je Food Fund Videos

June 2012: We are delighted to present you with new videos which help illustrate the many benefits of this project. “A Brief Introduction to the Sera Je Food Fund” is a short introduction and overview of the project. “The Making ...

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Sera Je Food Fund’s New Videos!

June 2012: We are delighted to present you with new videos which help illustrate the many benefits of this project. “A Brief Introduction to the Sera Je Food Fund” is a short introduction and overview of the project. “The Making ...

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Six Months of Food Offered

June 2012: FPMT was able to send US$115,000 to Sera Je Monastery. This contribution covers the next six months’ worth of meals for all 2,600 monks currently studying at Sera Je.           Thank you to all the kind benefactors who support ...

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Rejoice for the Wonderful Food Fund! A Devotional Tear Dropped in the Rice Bowl

By Geshe Thubten Jinpa  Received May 2012: The sun is at its brightest at 9 a.m., but a soft breeze blows making the morning chilly. Hundreds of monks in their maroon robes begin to flow in, clutching a square cushion ...

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Dried Food for Monks over Losar

February 2012: Dried food was distributed to about 2,550 of our Sera Je monks! No, not to celebrate Valentine’s Day but because our main kitchen will be closed during the coming two weeks Losar (Tibetan New Year) holidays. Each monk ...

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Sera Je Food Fund’s Amazing New Bread-Making Machine

August 2011: Cherok Lama generously sponsored a new bread-making machine for the Sera Je Food Fund kitchen. This was offered on the occasion of his Rik-Chung ceremony in August of last year.  This new machine has reduced the need for ...

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Spirituality and Work: Antonyms or Synonyms?

Is work necessarily mundane? Is there a way to make it sacred? Psychologist Karuna Cayton explores the relationship between work and spirituality. From Mandala June-July 2005.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Buses Around Taiwan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Buses Around Taiwan

FPMT News Around the World The smiling face of His Holiness the Dalai Lama is traveling around Taiwan on the sides of 30 buses. Seeking to raise the profile of Tibetan Buddhism and His Holiness in Taiwan, advertisements have been ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Tushita Meditation Centre

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Tushita Meditation Centre

FPMT News Around the World Tushita Meditation Centre in Dharamsala has been abuzz with activity. FPMT’s spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s two-week visit earlier this month brought with it many blessing for Sangha and students. On May 15, he gathered ...

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Why Worry? by Lama Yeshe

Lama Yeshe’s talk in Berkeley, California, in the summer of 1983 was given at a time when the world was in a state of anxiety about the threat of nuclear war. From Mandala March-May 2002.