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‘I Is Empty, Emptiness Is I’ Shows the Meaning of ‘Dependent Arising’

‘I Is Empty, Emptiness Is I’ Shows the Meaning of ‘Dependent Arising’

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins by asking, “What is the purpose of your life? And why do you do ...

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Root Institute for Wisdom Culture Helping Communities in Need

Root Institute for Wisdom Culture Helping Communities in Need

Root Institute for Wisdom Culture, the FPMT center in Bodhgaya, Bihar State, India, has been distributing daily staples and food in the local community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Community service is one of FPMT’s Five Pillars of Service. The online ...

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Extensive Most Secret Hayagriva Pujas Sponsored at Sera Je Monastery Every Month

Extensive Most Secret Hayagriva Pujas Sponsored at Sera Je Monastery Every Month

For twenty-five years the Puja Fund has been sponsoring ongoing prayers and practices dedicated to the success and longevity of the entire FPMT organization. One puja that Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises as particularly important for FPMT, due to the organization’s ...

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Having Even a Little Faith in Emptiness Is So Fortunate

Having Even a Little Faith in Emptiness Is So Fortunate

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching reminding us that we will continue to suffer if we never make ...

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The Root of All the Suffering in the World Is Ignorance

The Root of All the Suffering in the World Is Ignorance

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching discussing how millions of people in the West suffer from depression and ...

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Welcome to our October e-News

Welcome to our October e-News

In this month’s FPMT International Office e-News, out now, we bring you news about: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teachings and Advice, How We’re Supporting Schools in India and Nepal, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi’s Story, Who’s Who in the FPMT Organization, ….and ...

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Bodhichitta Is the Real Essential

Bodhichitta Is the Real Essential

The Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive’s September E-letter featured the following teaching from Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935–1984), who founded FPMT with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Bodhichitta itself makes us so completely peaceful, so happy. The self-cherishing thought is like putting a sword ...

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Anyone Who Listens to ‘Sutra of Great Liberation’ Gets the Most Unbelievable Merits

Anyone Who Listens to ‘Sutra of Great Liberation’ Gets the Most Unbelievable Merits

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching explaining that the Sutra of Great Liberation is exactly what we need ...

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Lamp of the Path NGO: Seventeen Years of Offering Essential Social Service in Mongolia

Lamp of the Path NGO: Seventeen Years of Offering Essential Social Service in Mongolia

Lamp of the Path NGO (LOP), part of Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, has offered social services to some of the poor and homeless living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for the past seventeen years. The soup kitchen, which is its main ...

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‘Sutra of Great Liberation’ Is Exactly What Is Needed at This Dangerous Time

‘Sutra of Great Liberation’ Is Exactly What Is Needed at This Dangerous Time

After a two week pause of giving video teachings, during which time Rinpoche gave teachings to the nuns at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery and the monks at Kopan Monastery, Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues with his Teachings on Thought Transformation during ...

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The Animal Liberation Sanctuary, Nepal: Saving Animals from Untimely Death

The Animal Liberation Sanctuary, Nepal: Saving Animals from Untimely Death

Every day around the world millions of animals are killed and mistreated needlessly. In countries like Nepal, the care and management of animals is very poor and animal sacrifices are common creating tremendous suffering for the animals and those involved. ...

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New Audio Recording: A Brief Meditation-Recitation on Guru Medicine Buddha

New Audio Recording: A Brief Meditation-Recitation on Guru Medicine Buddha

Students can now find the audio recording A Brief Meditation-Recitation on Guru Medicine Buddha as an MP3 download bundled with supporting digital materials in the Foundation Store. In this recording, ten audio tracks have been extracted from the video “Your ...

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