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Days of Miracles and Days of Prayers for Rinpoche’s Swift Return in Bodhgaya

Days of Miracles and Days of Prayers for Rinpoche’s Swift Return in Bodhgaya

We share this moving account from Ven. Sarah Thresher about the prayers offered for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s swift return during the Fifteen Days of Miracles in Bodhgaya, India. It’s common to hear chanting at the great place of enlightenment in ... Read more »
February 2024 e-News is Now Available

February 2024 e-News is Now Available

This issue of our monthly e-news brings you news, resources, and special announcements including: How to help actualize Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory, A teaching from Lama Yeshe: On Educating Children, A report on the Geshe Conference at ... Read more »
FPMT Geshe Conference at Kopan Monastery: A Family Feeling of Unity

FPMT Geshe Conference at Kopan Monastery: A Family Feeling of Unity

The new year began with an extremely important conference for FPMT geshes at Kopan Monastery from January 9-14, 2024. More than thirty geshes and geshemas plus five FPMT Inc. board members spent three days together engaged in a rich schedule ... Read more »
The Passing of one of FPMT’s Pioneers: “Mummy” Max Mathews

The Passing of one of FPMT’s Pioneers: “Mummy” Max Mathews

The entire FPMT community shares the loss of one of FPMT’s precious pioneers, “Mummy” Max Mathews (also known as Sister Max), who passed away on February 16, 2024. We also share a sense of rejoicing in the kindness and generosity ... Read more »
Knowledge-Wisdom: Lama Yeshe on Educating Children

Knowledge-Wisdom: Lama Yeshe on Educating Children

“On Educating Children,” is a discourse given by Lama Yeshe at Kedron Park Teachers College, Brisbane, Australia, April 29, 1975. In this excerpt, Lama offers advice on how to best educate children on the fundamentals of living in the modern ... Read more »
Planning the FPMT Future: A Survey to Share Your Input

Planning the FPMT Future: A Survey to Share Your Input

In their last update shared in December, the FPMT Inc. Board shared their wish for all of us members of the FPMT family to work together to plan FPMT’s future and launched a collaborative process of inquiry and consultation that ... Read more »
Help Actualize Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory

Help Actualize Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory

The Fifteen Days of Miracles (Feb 10-24 this year) is an auspicious time when merit is multiplied by 100 million each day. We want to take this opportunity to invite everyone who wishes to, to support the building of Lama ... Read more »
Warmest Losar Greetings for the Year of the Wood Dragon

Warmest Losar Greetings for the Year of the Wood Dragon

Losar Tashi Delek! Happy Tibetan new year to all our dear friends! With love from everyone at FPMT International Office Read more about Losar, the Fifteen Days of Miracles, and what practices to do during this auspicious period, which begins ... Read more »
A Most Happy Upcoming Birthday to Tenzin Osel Hita!

A Most Happy Upcoming Birthday to Tenzin Osel Hita!

On behalf of the entire FPMT organization, FPMT International Office wishes Tenzin Osel Hita a very happy early birthday (February 12) and a long, healthy life. May his beneficial activities, including his Global Tree Initiative, flourish and may his wishes ... Read more »
Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Cause of Death

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: The Cause of Death

Lama Zopa Rinpoche received thousands of letters every year from people seeking guidance on a variety of issues. In 2013 Rinpoche dictated a letter about the three types of suffering to a student’s mother who was worried about death. “In ... Read more »
Reminder to Students of Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Chanting the Names of Noble Manjushri

Reminder to Students of Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Chanting the Names of Noble Manjushri

In October 2023 we shared the very precious advice we received from His Holiness the Dalai Lama to recite Chanting the Names of Noble Manjushri continuously for a few months, for the swift return of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s reincarnation. We ... Read more »
Advice for Losar and the Fifteen Days of Miracles (February 10-24)

Advice for Losar and the Fifteen Days of Miracles (February 10-24)

The Fifteen Days of Miracles—from the first day of the Tibetan new year, Losar, (this year on February 10, 2024) until the fifteenth, Chotrul Duchen (this year on February 24, 2024)—commemorate the special time when Guru Shakyamuni Buddha showed miraculous ... Read more »