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Mandala’s April-June 2012 Online Content is Live!

Mandala’s April-June 2012 Online Content is Live!

Mandala‘s April-June 2012 issue is on its way to mailboxes worldwide! While you wait to receive your print copy, please enjoy our newest online content featuring a new Retreat Resources page, highlighting archival Mandala articles and interviews on retreat from ... Read more »

Meditation by the Compost Bin

By Ven. Chönyi Taylor I know it can smell revolting. I know that possums and rats get a good feed from it. I know that it contains only leftovers, discarded peels and old food from the fridge, shredded paper from ... Read more »

Advice for Rinpoche’s Quick Recovery

March 8th 2012 Dear Friends, Ven Roger recently checked with Ven. Denma Locho Rinpoche whether there was anything FPMT centers, projects and services and students can do to help with Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s quick recovery. Denma Locho Rinpoche kindly advised ... Read more »
Message from Osel Hita March 4, 2012

Message from Osel Hita March 4, 2012

Occasionally Osel Hita shares his thoughts and experiences on his Facebook page. In this update, he discusses the meaning of happiness. Many times i ask myself, “What is happiness?” Why is it so important? But you know… it is a ... Read more »

Everything Comes From Mind

Lama Yeshe gave a teaching on the nature of the mind at Latrobe University, Melbourne, Australia, in March, 1975 called “Everything Comes from the Mind.” Published in Mandala, May 1998, edited by Nicholas Ribush.

March 5 2012

Dear Friends, Rinpoche’s condition has been steadily improving. Recently Rinpoche’s brother Sangay offered Rinpoche an exercise bike. Rinpoche rides nearly every day 3 kms. I am hoping soon we can increase that to 5 kms. The right leg now is ... Read more »

Videos on the Road with Lama Zopa Rinpoche

In April, 2010, Ven. Holly Ansett sent Mandala five recent videos of Lama Zopa Rinpoche in action benefiting others. This collection of videos “on the road” with Rinpoche show Rinpoche’s characteristic kindness and ability to transform every moment into Dharma ... Read more »


An introduction to the concept of “karma” by Lama Yeshe. From Mandala, February 2004.

Creating the Work You Love

“Creating the Work You Love.” By Ernie Spears. From Mandala, March 2003.

Postcard from Robina: Soquel, Santa Fe, Portland and Seattle

The latest Postcard from Ven. Robina is released. Covering teachings and travels in the USA from Soquel to Santa Fe to Portland and Seattle. This post includes a photo of Ven. Robina, former editor of Mandala, with managing editor Laura ... Read more »

Intimate Reflections of Lama Yeshe

Mandala celebrate’s this Losar with a collection of intimate reflections about FPMT’s most precious founder, Lama Thubten Yeshe, who passed away 28 years ago on Losar. Much of this content was generously offered by Adele Hulse who is writing Lama ... Read more »

Confidence to Change the World

“Confidence to Change the World” by Lorne Ladner with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. From Mandala, January-March 2010.