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Creating the Conditions for Success

Creating the Conditions for Success

Students regularly contact Lama Zopa Rinpoche and FPMT International Office with questions about business, money, and finding meaningful work. The FPMT Foundation Store has three new items that may help with these areas of concern: The Celestial Mansion Extremely Secret ...

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Offering Support for Medical Care, Food, and Living Expenses for those in Need in 2021

Offering Support for Medical Care, Food, and Living Expenses for those in Need in 2021

The FPMT Social Services Fund offers grants to beneficial projects primarily in India, Nepal, and Mongolia, which are aimed at serving children, the elderly, the sick, and very poor. We offer grants for schools, hospices, health clinics, soup kitchens, and ...

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Why Do We Take Refuge?

Why Do We Take Refuge?

During a retreat in 2017, a student asked Lama Zopa Rinpoche about a bad hurricane that had just caused great damage to parts of the Caribbean and Florida Keys: “If it is the karma of the people on the islands ...

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Centro Nagarjuna Valencia Celebrates the Publication of EL MUNDO FÍSICO

Centro Nagarjuna Valencia Celebrates the Publication of EL MUNDO FÍSICO

On May 20, 2021, Centro Nagarjuna Valencia, the FPMT center in Valencia, Spain, joyously announced the publication of El Mundo Físico , a 568-page hardcover Spanish translation of Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Volume 1: The Physical ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Explains the Benefits of Writing the Prajnaparamita Sutra — Part TWO

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Explains the Benefits of Writing the Prajnaparamita Sutra — Part TWO

Recently we shared a video from Lama Zopa Rinpoche explaining some of the profound benefits of writing out the Prajnaparamita Sutra, and some of the history of Rinpoche’s ongoing project to write out this sutra in pure gold which Rinpoche ...

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Karuna Hospice Services’ Podcast Wants to Help People Talk about Death

Karuna Hospice Services’ Podcast Wants to Help People Talk about Death

Karuna Hospice Services in Windsor, Queensland, Australia, has a new initiative to help people prepare for their own death and the deaths of loved ones. Verena Coombs, who does community relations for the hospice, shares the story of their podcast, ...

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New Tara Practice Materials Available in the Foundation Store

New Tara Practice Materials Available in the Foundation Store

The great Arya Tara is a female aspect of Buddha. She is known as “the liberator” and can help remove obstacles and speed progress on the path to enlightenment. Therefore Tara practice is done by both lay students and highly ...

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Lamrim Year: Making Life Meaningful Day By Day

Lamrim Year: Making Life Meaningful Day By Day

Lamrim Year: Making Life Meaningful Day By Day is an essential guide for students at any level of Buddhist study who want to develop their mind in the graduated path to enlightenment (lamrim). The book was inspired by Lama Zopa ...

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Your Future Is in Your Hands

Your Future Is in Your Hands

Lama Thubten Yeshe, who founded the FPMT organization with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, is fondly remembered for his ability to communicate the essence of Buddhist teachings in a way that connected with Western students. In September 1983, Lama Yeshe gave a ...

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There Is Nothing More Sublime Than Practicing the Higher Training of Morality

There Is Nothing More Sublime Than Practicing the Higher Training of Morality

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 continues offering teachings specifically intended for ordained Sangha, but everyone is welcome to benefit from ...

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Rejoicing in Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Recent Compassionate Activities

Rejoicing in Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Recent Compassionate Activities

Since our last update, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has remained in Nepal, engaging in a variety of beneficial activities for others. We invite you to rejoice in Rinpoche’s constant compassionate service to others! Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been continuing his thought ...

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Coming Together to Help Our Brothers and Sisters: Three UK FPMT Centers Create a COVID-19 Fund

Coming Together to Help Our Brothers and Sisters: Three UK FPMT Centers Create a COVID-19 Fund

Three FPMT centers in the United Kingdom joined together to helped those affected by the COVID-19 crisis in India and Nepal. Offering community and social service is one of FPMT’s Five Pillars of Service. Ven. Fabienne Pradelle, director of Jamyang ...

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