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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Makes Many Stops in Nepal

On February 25, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Losang Namgyal Rinpoche, the head lama of Nepal’s Tamang people, consecrated a newly built 45-foot (14-meter) tall Enlightenment Stupa in Pakarbas, Ramechhap, Nepal. The stupa was built by Losang Namgyal Rinpoche and the ...

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New Video: Guru Bumtsog at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling

A new 15-minute video captures the sounds and scenes of a beautiful and auspicious 100,000 tsog offerings event for Guru Rinpoche done at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, also called Kopan Nunnery, in December 2017. The Guru bumtsog took place in conjunction ...

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Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive Launches a New Multimedia Series on Guru Puja

As students of the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, we may be familiar with the practice of Guru Puja, also known as Lama Chöpa. But how well do we understand its significance? Now a new, multimedia online series from Lama ...

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Amitabha Buddhist Centre Creates Crown for Thousand-Arm Chenrezig Statue

Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) in Singapore is creating a gold crown for the 3.3-meter (10.8-feet) high Thousand-Arm Chenrezig statue that occupies ABC’s main altar. The crown is the newest addition to a project that has been ongoing for more than ...

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Offering to Padmasambhava for World Peace

Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche) is perhaps the most universally cherished realized being in all of Tibetan Buddhism. Padmasambhava came to Tibet from India in the 8th century and helped establish a pure lineage which is still practiced today by all four ...

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Serving the Teachings of the Buddha

Lama Zopa Rinpoche composed a long and detailed letter for FPMT Annual Review 2017: Serving the Teachings of the Buddha . We’re happy to share part of Rinpoche’s four-page letter, which was written in January 2018 in Tso Pema, Himachal ...

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We Invite You to Read the March FPMT International Office e-News

Welcome to the March edition of the monthly FPMT International Office e-News! This month we bring you: Highlights of Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, An Invitation to Read Our 2017Annual Review: Serving the Teachings of the Buddha, Rejoice in Our ...

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Cultivating Mindfulness of Bodhichitta in Daily Activities

In Cultivating Mindfulness of Bodhichitta in Daily Activities, Lama Zopa Rinpoche offers students prayers, visualizations, and advice to help transform daily activities—such as standing up, using the toilet, brushing one’s teeth, dressing, or ascending a staircase—into causes for enlightenment. For ...

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Please Enjoy Our FPMT 2017 Annual Review: Serving the Teachings of the Buddha

FPMT International Office is happy to announce FPMT Annual Review 2017: Serving the Teachings of the Buddha is now available to read as an eZine and a downloadable PDF. International Office, also called Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s office, helps fulfill the ...

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Rolwaling Gompa Project Continues Toward Completion

Thanks to a kind and generous donor, in 2016, a substantial grant was offered from the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund to Rolwaling Monastery in Nepal, at the Tibet border, for the rebuilding of their gompa which was nearly destroyed in ...

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New Video: Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Lama Tsongkhapa Day at Kopan Monastery

Every year the Sangha at Kopan Monastery celebrate Lama Tsongkhapa Day with incredible light offerings, including hundreds of thousands of strung lights encircling the buildings at the monastery and nunnery, and a special evening offering of candles. The holy day ...

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Transforming Sickness and Injury into Pure Dharma

Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered advice to a student who was injured by a fall and who had not healed and was worried. Here’s what Rinpoche told the student: Think that, “I am the most fortunate one, that I have this ...

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