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New Video: The Six Shortcomings of Samsara

New Video: The Six Shortcomings of Samsara

In this short video clip from a teaching given at the 2016 Light of the Path retreat, Lama Zopa Rinpoche urges us to liberate ourselves from samsara. Rinpoche instructs us that when our husband or wife meets somebody and has ...

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We Invite You Into the June FPMT International Office e-News

We Invite You Into the June FPMT International Office e-News

We hope you will enjoy the June FPMT International Office e-News, out now! This month we bring you: Highlights of Recent Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, The Updated FPMT Mission Statement, Sutra of Golden Light Resources, News from our Foundation ...

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New Ways to Learn Khadro-la’s Long Life Prayer for Lama Zopa Rinpoche (Video)

New Ways to Learn Khadro-la’s Long Life Prayer for Lama Zopa Rinpoche (Video)

In 2016, Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme) spontaneously composed a prayer for Lama Zopa Rinpoche, which was offered during a long life puja for Rinpoche held March 13, 2016, at Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore. The English translation of ...

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Buddha House Rejoices in Following the Guru’s Advice

Buddha House Rejoices in Following the Guru’s Advice

FPMT center Buddha House, located in a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia, recently received a visit from Lama Zopa Rinpoche who blessed the center’s new home. The Buddha House community shares the story with us: During the Bodhicaryavatara (A Guide ...

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Jangchub Stupa Project at Shalu Monastery, Tibetan Cholsum Settlement, India

Jangchub Stupa Project at Shalu Monastery, Tibetan Cholsum Settlement, India

Shalu Monastery was founded by Chetsun Shetsun Jugney in 1027 A.D at Shalu Village near Shigatse town in Tibet and was consecrated by Atisha. The number of the monks studying there reached 7,700 at the peak of its opulence. During ...

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‘Bringing Emptiness to Life,’ a Living in the Path Module

‘Bringing Emptiness to Life,’ a Living in the Path Module

In the Living in the Path module “Bringing Emptiness to Life,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives detailed and very clear teachings on the extremely important subject of emptiness, the realization of which is necessary to achieve both liberation from samsara and ...

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Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Program Welcomes New Teachers and Students

Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Program Welcomes New Teachers and Students

Yaron Bahir, director of FPMT project Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Program in Dharamsala, India, shares his excitement about the newest cohort of Tibetan language translation students: March 16, 2018, was a special day for us in the Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo ...

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Moving Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Bendigo, Australia

Moving Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Bendigo, Australia

On May 12 a moving long life puja was offered by over four hundred students to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Bendigo, Australia, following the conclusion of an incredible six-week-long retreat. During the puja, ...

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Keep Your Wisdom in the Pure Path

Keep Your Wisdom in the Pure Path

In this short video clip from a teaching given at the 2016 Light of the Path retreat, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, while explaining the meaning of a Tibetan phase, discusses the importance of studying one path well in order to avoid ...

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Generate Bodhichitta to Benefit Every Single Sentient Being

Generate Bodhichitta to Benefit Every Single Sentient Being

Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised a student seeking life practice advice to make the most of their life by practicing lamrim and bodhicihtta, thereby bring as much benefit as possible to all sentient beings. Practice lamrim and bodhichitta, so that everything ...

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Sutra of Golden Light Resources

Sutra of Golden Light Resources

Students can find a variety of helpful resources for the Sutra of Golden Light (also known as the Golden Light Sutra) on FPMT.org. Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches that “the most beneficial thing to have peace and to stop wars is ...

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Dr. Jan Willis on Making the Invisible, Visible: a Discussion on Ignorance, Race, and Bias

Dr. Jan Willis on Making the Invisible, Visible: a Discussion on Ignorance, Race, and Bias

Last Fall, Jan Willis, PhD, offered a three-week course, “Making the Invisible, Visible: The Other Side of ‘Perfect’: A Multi-media and Interactive Exploration of Race and Racism in the US,” as well as a public talk at Maitripa College in ...

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