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Watch Interviews from Being Your True Nature

Watch Interviews from Being Your True Nature

FPMT News Around the World Being Your True Nature, a film by Tenzin Ösel Hita and Matteo Passigato, introduces the work of the Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom (FDCW) and the programs that comprise Universal Education for Compassion and ... Read more »
Choe Khor Sum Ling Studies Bodhisattva Attitude

Choe Khor Sum Ling Studies Bodhisattva Attitude

FPMT News Around the World Choe Khor Sum Ling, FPMT’s study group in Bangalore, India, had an intensive three-day retreat led by Ven. Tenzin Namjong on the topic “How to Transform Your Mind.” The “city retreat” attracted many new students ... Read more »
Flat on Your Face at Your Own Pace

Flat on Your Face at Your Own Pace

From Ven. Roger Kunsang: Hong Kong – March 22, 2013 Rinpoche stood with his hands in the mudra of prostration before a very large thangka of Chenrezig. Rinpoche gradually leaned forward, slowly going to the ground, his stronger left arm ... Read more »
The Path to Changing One’s Mind

The Path to Changing One’s Mind

Long-time FPMT student Massimo Corona shares his journey on the road to Kopan: “1968 was a special year: students were in revolt, the psychedelic universe was coming into being, and I was looking for the real meaning of life. I ... Read more »
Nalanda Monastery Offers Masters Program

Nalanda Monastery Offers Masters Program

FPMT News Around the World Nalanda Monastery has opened the application process for their residential Masters Program. Beginning in September 2013, this is the first time the full-time study program will be offered in France. Nalanda Monastery abbot, Geshe Lobsang ... Read more »
Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Live from Hong Kong

Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Live from Hong Kong

FPMT News Around the World FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his tour of Asian centers, offering teachings at Mahayana Buddhist Association (Cham Tse Ling) in Hong Kong on March 23-24. The teachings, which are scheduled for 3-7 p.m. ... Read more »
Shedrup Zungdel Inspired by Weekend Teaching with Ven. Rita

Shedrup Zungdel Inspired by Weekend Teaching with Ven. Rita

FPMT News Around the World Shedrup Zungdel, an FPMT study group in Belgium, welcomed FPMT registered teacher Ven. Rita Riniker in February. Ven. Rita taught on “The Four Immeasurables,” calling them “the immune system for our consciousness.” Shedrup Zungdel wrote ... Read more »
Ven. George Churinoff on the ‘The Purpose of Study’

Ven. George Churinoff on the ‘The Purpose of Study’

Mandala spoke with Ven. George Churinoff in early February 2013 between his classes as a visiting instructor at Maitripa College in Portland, Oregon, U.S. Mandala : What is the benefit of in-depth Buddhist study? Ven. George Churinoff: All of our ... Read more »
Tantra Comes from Buddha

Tantra Comes from Buddha

“The first thing I want to say is that Buddhist tantra definitely comes from Shakyamuni Buddha,” declared FPMT founder Lama Yeshe. “Before his enlightenment, when he was a tenth-level bodhisattva, the buddhas of the ten directions stirred him from his ... Read more »
Video of Rinpoche’s Teachings in 2013

Video of Rinpoche’s Teachings in 2013

Recent live webcasts of Rinpoche teaching in Asia are available to watch anytime on Livestream.
US$10,000 Offered to Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel’s Stupa

US$10,000 Offered to Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel’s Stupa

January 2013: The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund and the Stupa Fund recently donated US$10,000 toward the completion of Khensur Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup Rigsel’s second stupa being built at Kopan Monastery. Donations such as this contribute directly to the Stupa ... Read more »
Update to Nyung-Nä Retreats

Update to Nyung-Nä Retreats

First day of Nyung-Nä Retreat at Institut Vajra Yogini, France.March 2013: In November, 2012 we reported that Lama Zopa Rinpoche was sponsoring students to do 108 Nyung Nä retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini, France, from November 18, 2012 to June ... Read more »