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‘When the Iron Bird Flies’ Opens in New York City

‘When the Iron Bird Flies’ Opens in New York City

FPMT News Around the World When the Iron Bird Flies, a new feature-length documentary about Tibetan Buddhism and the West, is having its premiere screening at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City October 19-24. Dr. Nick Ribush, ... Read more »
His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Kurukulla Center

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Visits Kurukulla Center

FPMT News Around the World FPMT students in the Boston area of the United States had a busy week with visits by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Kurukulla Center near Boston welcomed His Holiness the Dalai ... Read more »
Cycling for Land of Joy

Cycling for Land of Joy

FPMT Around the World By Steve Nicklas Steve Nicklas, an FPMT student living in the U.K., decided to turn his cycling hobby into an opportunity to raise funds for Land of Joy, an FPMT-affiliated project which plans to create a ... Read more »
Jetsünma Tenzin Palmo on the ‘Genuine Teacher’

Jetsünma Tenzin Palmo on the ‘Genuine Teacher’

Meditator, teacher, and founder of Dongyu Gatsal Ling, a nunnery in the Drukpa Kagyu lineage in Tashi Jong, India, Ven. Tenzin Palmo [now, Jetsünma Tenzin Palmo] found her perfect teacher, His Eminence the eighth Khamtrul Rinpoche in India, 1964. In ... Read more »
Review: Insight into Emptiness

Review: Insight into Emptiness

“For lovers of wisdom who explore Buddhist perspectives on the nature of reality, another exemplary resource is now available in print: the teachings on emptiness offered by Khensur Jampa Tegchok at Land of Medicine Buddha between October 2006 and December ... Read more »
Una entrevista con Khadro-la: Si usamos nuestra sabiduría cuidadosamente todo es posible

Una entrevista con Khadro-la: Si usamos nuestra sabiduría cuidadosamente todo es posible

Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme es el título formal de Khadro-la, “Rangjung Neljorma” es el nombre que Su Santidad le dio y significa “yogini natural, auto-generada”. Khadro-la fue presentada a la comunidad internacional de la FPMT a través de una ... Read more »
Rinpoche Blesses the Ocean’s Sentient Beings

Rinpoche Blesses the Ocean’s Sentient Beings

FPMT News Around the World While in California during September, Lama Zopa Rinpoche blessed the sentient beings in the ocean near his house, Kachoe Dechen Ling, in Aptos. Rinpoche stood on the wharf, holding a rope tied to a giant ... Read more »
Lama Zopa Rinpoche Comes to Vajrapani Institute

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Comes to Vajrapani Institute

FPMT News Around the World By Fabienne Pradelle, Director It came and went like a dream. We got “the call.” A date was set the following week. We posted it on the web and registrations started pouring in. Fast. Lama ... Read more »
Consecration of the Land of Medicine Buddha Prayer Wheel

Consecration of the Land of Medicine Buddha Prayer Wheel

June 2012: Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Jhado Rinpoche and Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme (Khadro-la) consecrated the finished prayer wheel at Land of Medicine Buddha, California. This is one of the prayer wheels to which the Prayer Wheel Fund has contributed. ... Read more »
Meet Geshe Ngawang Sonam: Hayagriva Buddhist Centre’s New Resident Teacher

Meet Geshe Ngawang Sonam: Hayagriva Buddhist Centre’s New Resident Teacher

Hayagriva Buddhist Centre in Perth, Australia, recently welcomed Geshe Ngawang Sonam as resident teacher. To introduce Geshe Sonam to the FPMT community, the center offers a video interview, in which Geshe Sonam, who was born in 1963 in Tibet, shares ... Read more »

Vegetarianism: A Healthy Debate

Two renowned teachers in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Ven. Sangye Khadro, author of the best-selling book How to Meditate, and Ven. Robina Courtin, founder of Liberation Prison Project and former editor of Mandala, offer their thoughts on vegetarianism within Buddhist ... Read more »
World Animal Day

World Animal Day

FPMT Around the World October 4 is World Animal Day. Many FPMT students and centers are doing things to benefit animals. If you’d like to do something to help, Enlightenment for the Dear Animals shares the following ideas: Go to ... Read more »