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Special One-day Hayagriva “Tsog Kong” Puja Offered at Sera Je

November 2012 Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Abbot of Sera Je Monastery during puja.Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the FPMT Puja Fund sponsored a special one-day Hayagriva “Tsog Kong” puja on November 25, 2012 which was performed by all the high lamas, ... Read more »

Osel’s New Film: Being Your True Nature

A new film by Osel Hita and Matteo Passigato, Being Your True Nature, will be available for viewing on December 8, 2012. Filmed in France in August 2011, Being Your True Nature introduces a new form of education, Universal Education, ... Read more »

Large Namgyälma Mantra Board to Bless the Beings in the Ocean Close to Completion

FPMT News Around the World By Pam Cayton Some years ago, Lama Zopa Rinpoche requested me to help get a Namgyälma mantra board made that could be used to bless the oceans and waters of the world. With the great ... Read more »

From Osel to the FPMT Family

Osel with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang at Kachoe Dechen Ling, CA, September 2012. November 2012 Dear Family, First of all I would like to say hello to everybody working so hard every day for the benefit ... Read more »

North American Region of FPMT Meets

FPMT News Around the World In early November, a group of 35 directors, spiritual program coordinators and teachers from FPMT centers in North America traveled to Thubten Norbu Ling Tibetan Buddhist Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to discuss the ... Read more »

LRZTP6 Recites Golden Light Sutra for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

FPMT News Around the World “On behalf of all the students of the sixth Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Programme (LRZTP6), I would like to offer to Lama Zopa Rinpoche our reading of the Golden Light Sutra in Tibetan that we ... Read more »

2007 Thanksgiving Report from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

In 2007, Lama Zopa Rinpoche shared what he and some FPMT students did to benefit the millions of turkeys that are killed in the U.S. for Thanksgiving Day. Rinpoche has long been a proponent of vegetarianism and thanks anyone who ... Read more »

Dharmarakshita Study Group’s Outing to Alexander Falls

FPMT News Around the World As part of their program, Dharmarakshita Study Group, in Vacoas, Mauritius, makes a group outing three times a year. In October 2012, study group members went to Alexandra Falls in the south of Mauritius Island. ... Read more »

Marble Stupa for IMI House

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with the monks at IMI House at Sera Je Monastery, November, 2012. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang.November 2012: The Stupa Fund recently donated US$1,200 for a marble stupa which will be built at the IMI House in ... Read more »

Stupas in Everyday Life, Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

FPMT News Around the World Lama Zopa Rinpoche recently expressed a wish to share photos of some of the stupas at Kachoe Dechen Ling, Rinpoche’s house in California, to illustrate how stupas can be part of our daily life. The ... Read more »

Satisfaction and Challenging Your Limits

Photo courtesy of Amitabha Buddhist Center.November 2012: Osel Hita gave a talk called “Satisfaction and Challenging Your Limits” at ABC in Singapore. “Satisfaction and Challening Your Limits” Video Part 1 “Satisfaction and Challening Your Limits” Video Part 2 Photo gallery ... Read more »

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 ... Read more »