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Preserving the Lineage

Preserving the Lineage

FPMT News Around the World During April, FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche, along with Dhakpa Rinpoche and Dagri Rinpoche, were in Dehradun, India, receiving initiations from His Holiness the Sakya Trizin. Many others from the Sakya tradition, including Sangha ... Read more »

Liberating Horses on Saka Dawa

Ven. Gyalten Wangmo describes Dorje Chang Institute’s organized effort to gather enough sponsors to save 60 Kaimanawa wild horses from being slaughtered in New Zealand in celebration of Saka Dawa. From Mandala October-December 2009.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Chants “Calling the Guru from Afar” on Mandala eZine

Did you know that Mandala offers hours of video and audio content freely through the FPMT Mandala eZine? The “Archive” tab at left will take you to all 13 issues. Happy exploring! Mandala recommends the content in the August 2010 ... Read more »
Maitreya Statues Around the World

Maitreya Statues Around the World

FPMT News Around the World Lama Zopa Rinpoche, spiritual director of FPMT, offered 26 life-size statues of Maitreya Buddha to FPMT centers, services and projects. In just one month, many centers have already received their Maitreya statue. Mandala is celebrating ... Read more »

A Buddhist Approach to Mental Illness, an interview with Lama Yeshe

“A Buddhist Approach to Mental Illness,” an interview with Lama Yeshe. Excerpted from Make Your Mind an Ocean, published by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive (LYWA). From Mandala May-June 1999.
Drawing the Face of the Buddha

Drawing the Face of the Buddha

FPMT News Around the World Have you ever wanted to improve your visualization practice? Instead of struggling to retrieve a fuzzy image, have you wished for Buddha’s face to pop clearly into mind as soon as you closed your eyes? ... Read more »

Working with Mentally Unstable People at the Dharma Center

Miffi Maximillion of Langri Tangpa Centre in Brisbane, Australia – “I’ve had one foot in the nether world of boarding houses and the street for years” – makes some down-to-earth recommendations for dealing with mentally unstable people who come to ... Read more »
Maitreya Comes to Thubten Shedrup Ling

Maitreya Comes to Thubten Shedrup Ling

FPMT News Around the World In March, FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered to sponsor life-size Maitreya statues at any FPMT center, service or project that wished to have one. Thubten Shedrup Ling (TSL) in Victoria, Australia, accepted the ... Read more »

Remarkable Meetings with Lama Yeshe: Encounters with a Tibetan Mystic

Glenn H. Mullin describes meeting Lama Yeshe in what was for Mullin a truly mystical encounter. From September-October 1995.
Creating Collages of Holy Images at Land of Medicine Buddha

Creating Collages of Holy Images at Land of Medicine Buddha

FPMT News Around the World Over the past few years volunteers at Land of Medicine Buddha (LMB) in Soquel, California, have cut pictures of deities, holy objects and lineage lamas out of Dharma publications – including Mandala magazine – before ... Read more »

How to Meditate by Lama Yeshe

Lama Yeshe describes mantra and meditation in this fascinating excerpt taken from Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive’s Freedom Through Understanding, one of the archive’s books offered freely to the public. You can also find the audio that is the source of ... Read more »

Creating the Causes: Special Advice on the Guru Shakyamuni Puja from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses his recommendations for Guru Shakyamuni Puja on Buddha days, special days in the Tibetan Buddhist calendar when it is said that the power of virtuous activity is multiplied. A version of this puja can already be ... Read more »