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The Last Days on Earth

The Last Days on Earth

Kopan Monastery, Nepal — September 12, 2011 From Ven. Roger: On September 5, Rinpoche leaned very close to Lama Lhundrup to better hear his voice, it was very soft, a very soft whisper. “Even the very smallest pleasure is in ...

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Videos of Lama Lhundrup

Lama Lhundrup recorded a series of videos for his students beginning in January 2011, when he traveled to Singapore to seek modern medical treatment, through May 2011, when he requested that all FPMT students pray for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health ...

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Mandala’s New Online Content is Published

Mandala‘s new October-December 2011 online content is now live. In addition to supplemental articles to this issue’s main stories: Remembering the Kindness of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Courageous People of Tibet, and a Tribute to Khensur Rinpoche ...

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Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup’s Nurse Reflects

Jo Hathaway, a palliative care nurse from New Zealand and a student of Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup, has been staying at Kopan since January 2011 to help take care for his medical needs. She wrote the following reflection on her ...

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Kopan Monastery’s Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Passes Away

Kopan Monastery’s Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Passes Away

It is with sadness that we share the news that Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel, former abbot of Kopan Monastery in Nepal, passed away today. The new issue of Mandala that is being mailed presently contains our tribute to this ...

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Medicine, Meditation and Karma

Medicine, Meditation and Karma

By Ven. Chönyi Taylor There’s the story of the fisherman hanging on to his capsized boat and asking God for help. He turns away a surfer on his board, a jet ski, another boat and even a helicopter saying, “No, ...

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The Slaughter of Thousands of Animals

The Slaughter of Thousands of Animals

Kopan Monastery, Nepal — September 6, 2011 From Ven. Roger: A goat is standing by a shop, tied on a very short leash. It is waiting to be killed by the butcher. I am not sure if it is aware ...

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September 4 2011

Dear Friends, Rinpoche continues to progress steadily here in Nepal. Rinpoche’s doctors have advised to now increase the medication for blood pressure which was started today. The blood pressure has been much better than prior to the stoke but now ...

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August 31 2011

Some recent short video clips showing Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s progress 4 months since the stroke. The videos show Rinpoche walking and using his right hand to eat and write. Video Links: Eating with right hand Using right hand to write ...

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Kyabje Yongdzin Ling Dorjechang

Kyabje Yongdzin Ling Dorjechang died in December 1983, making him the second of three great lamas (the others being Kyabje Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche and Kyabje Song Rinpoche) to pass away within 1983-1984. With the additional passing of Lama Yeshe in ...

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Nalanda Monastery

Nalanda Monastery had only existed for three years when this brief news update was published in 1984. From Wisdom #2 – 1984.

Now Here Is a Real Yogi

Brian Beresford shares this anecdote from his time spent with Lama Yeshe, illustrating Lama’s humility and depth of knowledge, despite his lack of formal titles and positions. From Wisdom # 2 – 1984.