FPMT News

Our main aggregated news feed contains articles from all of our news categories.

Subscribe to FPMT Latest News

 

Narrow your results

Take a Look! Samantabhadra Card for Protection

Take a Look! Samantabhadra Card for Protection

Lama Zopa Rinpoche redesigned the Samantabhadra protection card in 2016. The card is available in PDF format through the Foundation Store. The 2010 design is still available in print. “This Samantabhadra protection is from the great lama Thugyen Chokyi Nyima,” ...

read full article »

Land of Joy’s Annual Ten-Day Lamrim Retreat

Land of Joy’s Annual Ten-Day Lamrim Retreat

Land of Joy, an FPMT center in Northumberland National Park, UK, hosted their annual ten-day lamrim retreat November 2-11, 2018, led by FPMT registered teacher Ven. Mary Reavey. Retreatant Sheri Lim and fellow retreatants share about the experience. Everyone had ...

read full article »

New Year Celebrated with the Poor and Homeless in Mongolia

New Year Celebrated with the Poor and Homeless in Mongolia

Since 2003 Lamp of the Path NGO (LOP), part of Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, has offered essential social services in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This year, the new year was celebrated with 130 poor and homeless individuals from the area thanks ...

read full article »

Water Bowl Offerings as a Group Practice

Water Bowl Offerings as a Group Practice

Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote a group of sixteen retreatants who had completed 100,000 water bowl offerings together and offered their practice to Rinpoche. They asked if they could do preliminary practices in this way, doing the practices as group and ...

read full article »

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

November 9 – 15 Continuation of Most Secret Hayagriva transmissions, Drathi Khangtsen, Sera Je Monastic University, India More Information, including local permission requirements
New Ebook! The One Hundred and Eight Names of Arya Kshitigarbha and the Dharani Mantra

New Ebook! The One Hundred and Eight Names of Arya Kshitigarbha and the Dharani Mantra

Students can now find The One Hundred and Eight Names of Arya Kshitigarbha and the Dharani Mantra in PDF and ebook formats in the Foundation Store. The recitation of the 108 names of Kshitigarbha and the associated dharani bestows good ...

read full article »

Dorje Chang Institute’s Annual Yamantaka Jangwa Puja

Dorje Chang Institute’s Annual Yamantaka Jangwa Puja

Each year Dorje Chang Institute, an FPMT center in Auckland, New Zealand, organizes a Yamantaka Jangwa Puja. Venerable Gyälten Wangmo, spiritual program coordinator, shares about the most recent puja which took place on August 25, 2018. Our FPMT resident teacher ...

read full article »

The First Kopan Meditation Course

The First Kopan Meditation Course

November’s Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive E-letter shares the story of the first Kopan Meditation Course at Kopan Monastery in Nepal : Zina was still eager for Lama Yeshe to teach a course, but he refused. She turned to Zopa Rinpoche. ...

read full article »

Take a Look! Buddha’s Teachings on Our Lives Card

Take a Look! Buddha’s Teachings on Our Lives Card

Lama Zopa Rinpoche composed, translated, and drew the mantra calligraphy on the Buddha’s Teachings on Our Lives card as a reminder about the central role karma plays in our lives and experience. The card reads: “As the Founder, the Omniscient ...

read full article »

On Pilgrimage in Mongolia With Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling

On Pilgrimage in Mongolia With Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling

Ianzhina Bartanova, director of FPMT center Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, shares about an August 2018 fourteen-day pilgrimage the center organized to holy sites in Mongolia. This is a short excerpt from Ianzhina’s published online story, The ...

read full article »

‘Vajrasattva Practice Is So Important’

‘Vajrasattva Practice Is So Important’

“Of course by purifying negative karma collected since beginningless rebirth and by collecting extensive merits, this allows you to have realizations on the path to enlightenment and for your mind to change,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote to a student who ...

read full article »

Rejoicing in a Beneficial Year of Charitable Giving

Rejoicing in a Beneficial Year of Charitable Giving

FPMT Charitable Projects had an incredible year offering support to beneficial initiates which include: offering food to ordained Sangha; providing scholarships to study Buddhist philosophy; offering to the main teachers of the Lama Tsongkhapa tradition and sponsoring annual debates; offering ...

read full article »