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Sponsor Teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on The Eighteen Great Lam-rim Commentaries in 2012!

Sponsor Teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on The Eighteen Great Lam-rim Commentaries in 2012!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with His Holiness the Dalai Lama November 2011.July 2012: On the very auspicious occasion of the 610th Anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s composition of his masterpiece Lam-rim Chen-mo (The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to ... Read more »
Love for the Helpless, MAITRI Charitable Trust’s Adriana Ferranti

Love for the Helpless, MAITRI Charitable Trust’s Adriana Ferranti

Learn the story of MAITRI Charitable Trust’s Adriana Ferranti, one incredible woman with a lot of energy and a lot of compassion for Bodhgaya’s poorest residents. From Mandala December 2001 – February 2002. You can find more information about MAITRI ... Read more »
A Nurse Finds Right Livelihood

A Nurse Finds Right Livelihood

Although Tibetan Buddhism isn’t known for being socially engaged, there are many instances of devoted FPMT students making an effort to impact the world around them. In “A Nurse Finds Rights Livelihood,” Ven. Bob Alcorn describes how his job as ... Read more »
Hey, Do You Know the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive?

Hey, Do You Know the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive?

FPMT News Around the World You don’t? Then let’s get you two acquainted. The Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive (LYWA) is the organization responsible of collecting, organizing and preserving the works of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the founding teachers ... Read more »
My November Course, Tenzin Ludup talks about Kopan Monastery’s most famous offering

My November Course, Tenzin Ludup talks about Kopan Monastery’s most famous offering

Read Tenzin Ludup’s story about attending Kopan Monastery’s famous November Course and how the course connects him and his family to their spiritual and cultural heritage. From Mandala July-September 2012.
Let’s Celebrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 77th Birthday!

Let’s Celebrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 77th Birthday!

FPMT News Around the World Today is His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday and the world is celebrating! In recognition of the day, FPMT North America (FPMT NA), the regional group representing centers, projects, services and students from Canada ... Read more »
Young Minds 2012 Conference Inspires All Ages

Young Minds 2012 Conference Inspires All Ages

FPMT News Around the World Vajrayana Institute, an FPMT-affiliated center in Sydney, Australia, is celebrating the success of its recent inaugural Young Minds conference. More than 600 delegates converged on the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre to attend the youth-focused ... Read more »
A Heart for Dying Children, words from Alan Joyce, founder of Dharma Foundation

A Heart for Dying Children, words from Alan Joyce, founder of Dharma Foundation

Alan Joyce, founder of the Dharma Foundation in Bogotá, has been working with dying children in Colombia for 12 years. The former mechanical engineer and his Colombian fashion designer wife, Monica, have been married for 30 years. Ten years into ... Read more »
A Request I Couldn’t Refuse

A Request I Couldn’t Refuse

By Jane Seidlitz Lama Zopa Rinpoche called me very early one morning in 2004, and after giving me some advice on a thangka I was planning to paint, asked me how my Tibetan handwriting was.   “It’s okay, not that great,” ... Read more »
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Attracts 10,000 in Milan

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Attracts 10,000 in Milan

FPMT News Around the World His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrapped up his latest European visit on June 28 after five days in Italy. His Holiness taught for three days in Milan, concluding with an Avalokiteshvara (Chenrezig) empowerment offered to ... Read more »
Ven. Tsering Dedicates His Life to Prajnaparamita Project

Ven. Tsering Dedicates His Life to Prajnaparamita Project

Ven. Tsering has dedicated his life to writing out the Prajnaparamita in pure gold. Effort of this magnitude is worth rejoicing in, as this is the tenth consecutive year he has worked on this project. He has tirelessly offered eight ... Read more »
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khadro-la Offer Public Teachings at Maitripa College

Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khadro-la Offer Public Teachings at Maitripa College

FPMT News Around the World FPMT Spiritual Director Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khadro-la visited Portland, Oregon, USA, from June 22 through June 24. Rinpoche and Khadro-la both offered well attended public teachings at Maitripa College. Rinpoche and Khadro-la also met ... Read more »