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Geshe Thubten Sherab Kicks Off Australia Tour

FPMT News Around the World Geshe Thubten Sherab, former head master for Kopan Monastery’s school and long-time supporter of FPMT in various capacities, kicked off his first Australian tour August 3-5 at Atisha Centre and Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery in ... Read more »

Immediate Needs

August 2012: The most immediate need of the Amdo Eye Hospital is to purchase a laser surgery machine (Phacoemulsification machine). The cost for one of these machines is US$120,000. FPMT is currently fundraising in order to be able to sponsor ... Read more »

Ven. Pemba Sherpa visits Amdo Eye Hospital and Reports

August 2011: Ven. Pemba Sherpa (FPMT board member, resident teacher and co-director of Cham Tse Ling, in Hong Kong) visited the Amdo Eye Hospital to report on its progress and operations. Read the report with photos. Currently there are 24 ... Read more »

Amdo Eye Hospital Inauguration

August 2011: The inauguration of the building was in July 2010, it took a year to equip the hospital and get the necessary documents to be able to perform the surgeries and in August 2011 the hospital was officially opened ... Read more »

Message from Osel Hita, October 3, 2012

Occasionally Osel Hita shares his thoughts and experiences on his Facebook page. In this update, he details his recent visit to California, USA, where he attended an FPMT Board of Directors meeting. Osel Hita (right of Lama Zopa Rinpoche) with ... Read more »

Adele Hulse Takes ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ with Goenka

Long-time FPMT student Adele Hulse describes her experience of vipassana at a Goenka course. FPMT’s Ven. Antonio Satta is known for specializing in vipassana from a Mahayana perspective. Check out his website for his schedule and audio recordings of some ... Read more »

We’ve Reached 3,000!

We’ve reached 3,000! Thank you Mandala Facebook friends for your support. As we work to make 3,000 more friends, we look forward to offering even more archive articles and interesting blog posts to keep you connected to Lama Zopa Rinpoche ... Read more »

Jamyang London Olympics – Four Golds for Team FPMT GB!

FPMT News Around the World By Mike Murray, Director of Jamyang Buddhist Centre What does a Dharma center do when the Olympic Games come to town? Join in of course! Team FPMT GB (Jamyang Buddhist Centre London’s homage to the ... Read more »

How to Benefit the Dying and the Dead by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses how to benefit the dying and dead. This is important advice for an eventuality we must all face. From Mandala September-October 1997. FPMT offers support for support to Rinpoche’s students at the most crucial time of ... Read more »

Amitabha Buddhist Centre Offers Long Life Puja for Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi

FPMT News Around the World On July 22, Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) in Singapore offered a long life puja based on the deity Amitayus for their resident teacher Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi in honor of his 50th birthday. Khen Rinpoche ... Read more »

A Panel of Maitripa College Community Parents

In August 2010, Maitripa College offered a panel discussion with four community parents, who also keep a spiritual practice, as part of a summer lecture series entitled, “The Enlightened Professional: Parenting as Spiritual Practice.” From Mandala October-December 2010

Time for a Stay-at-Home Retreat?

FPMT News Around the World Going on a meditation retreat can be an amazingly rewarding experience for a Dharma practitioner, but sometimes the conditions for an extended break from daily life aren’t there. The FPMT Online Learning Center, however, offers ... Read more »