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Offering towards Tashi Lhunpo Health Care Center

Offering towards Tashi Lhunpo Health Care Center

The Tashi Lhunpo Health Care CenterFebruary 2013: The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund and the Tibetan Health Services Fund donated US$5,677 (300,000 irs) towards the Tashi Lhunpo Health Care Center. The Tashi Lhunpo Health Care Center is extremely important in ... Read more »
A New Roof for Kopan Hostel in Sera Je Monastery

A New Roof for Kopan Hostel in Sera Je Monastery

The roof of Kopan Hostel being repaired. February 2012: The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund donated US$22,709 toward a much needed new roof for Kopan Hostel under Tsawa Khangtsen at Sera Je Monastery, India. Kopan Hostel is where all the ... Read more »
Lama Zopa Rinpoche Videos from Jinsui Farlin, Taiwan

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Videos from Jinsui Farlin, Taiwan

FPMT News Around the World You can watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s recent teachings from Jinsui Farlain in Taiwan on the fpmt.org livestream page. Several videos are available of Rinpoche teaching, including a Shakyamuni Buddha 1,000 Offerings puja and a Chenrezig ... Read more »
Live Webcast of Lama Zopa Rinpoche from Taiwan

Live Webcast of Lama Zopa Rinpoche from Taiwan

FPMT Around the World On Saturday, February 23, Lama Zopa Rinpoche will be broadcast live over the internet from Jinsui Farlin in Taipai, Taiwan, giving a motivational teaching before bestowing the Chenrezig jenang. The live webcast is scheduled to begin ... Read more »
Join Lama Zopa Rinpoche for 100 Million Mani Retreat

Join Lama Zopa Rinpoche for 100 Million Mani Retreat

FPMT News Around the World The once-in-a-lifetime 100 Million Mani Retreat under the guidance of Lama Zopa Rinpoche is confirmed for August 2013 in Mongolia. This is the first big retreat led by Rinpoche since he manifested a stroke in ... Read more »

Gyalwa Gyatso Long Sadhana eBook

We are pleased to present those students with the highest yoga tantra empowerment of Gyalwa Gyatso this wonderful revised 52-page long sadhana for daily practice and retreat by Kalsang Gyatso, the Seventh Dalai Lama. Available through the FPMT Foundation Store, ... Read more »
Thupten Jinpa on the Term “Meditation”

Thupten Jinpa on the Term “Meditation”

“Etymologically, the Sanskrit term [for meditation] connotes the notion of ‘cultivation,’ while its Tibetan equivalent gom carries the idea of developing ‘familiarity,’ together implying the idea of some kind of repetitive process of cultivating a familiarity, whether it is with ... Read more »
A long time later, and no cough!

A long time later, and no cough!

Taichung, Taiwan — February 16, 2013 From Ven. Roger: It’s been two years since Rinpoche has had the stroke. Not a lot has changed in Rinpoche’s life style actually. When Rinpoche had the stroke it happened gradually over several days ... Read more »
No Victim, No Perpratrator

No Victim, No Perpratrator

“I was sexually abused by a daycare worker the year before I started kindergarten. It was one of those situations that are often reported in newspapers, except this time no one was caught and there was no story. I forgot ... Read more »
FPMT Education and Friends of FPMT

FPMT Education and Friends of FPMT

With the wishes, guidance, and advice of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, FPMT Education has designed study programs suitable for every level of student: from beginning to advanced and everything in between. Engaging with FPMT Education not only benefits your own study ... Read more »
Yangsi Rinpoche Answers, “Where Are All the Western Geshes?”

Yangsi Rinpoche Answers, “Where Are All the Western Geshes?”

“Two things are happening right now: one is that Western students have completed all the necessary training and have come out with the label of ‘qualified’ or ‘ready to teach.’ Then, there is the other side where, due to individual ... Read more »
Everything Depends on the Motivation

Everything Depends on the Motivation

“It is extremely important to know how to live our daily life. We need to know what is spiritual practice and what is not spiritual, or what is Dharma and what is not Dharma. The benefit of understanding this, of ... Read more »