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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Singapore 2018 Venue: Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore Date: 13 to 29 September 2018 From September 13 to 29 Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered the recently finished golden crown to the amazing Chenrezig statue in the main gompa of Amitabha ...

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Centro Shiwa Lha Studies Bodhicharyavatara with Geshe Lobsang Jamphel

Centro Shiwa Lha Studies Bodhicharyavatara with Geshe Lobsang Jamphel

FPMT center Centro Shiwa Lha in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, hosted Geshe Lobsang Jamphel, abbot of Nalanda Monastery in France, in July 2018. Ruth Saldanha, event production volunteer, shares the details of Geshe Jamphel’s visit. Geshe Jamphel graciously accepted our ...

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Support Continues for Rabye Ling Old Aged Home, Hunsur, India

Support Continues for Rabye Ling Old Aged Home, Hunsur, India

Since 2015, the FPMT Social Services Fund has been supporting Rabye Ling Old Aged Home in Hunsur, India, which serves 20 elderly residents. A grant for US$26,839.69 was offered this year to cover the cost of food for 2017 and ...

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Animals on the Path at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land

Animals on the Path at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s care for animals is well known. What’s perhaps less well known is Rinpoche’s creative whimsy with animal statues and the signs he has created for them. At Buddha Amitabha Pure Land, in a remote part of Washington ...

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Foundation Service Seminar Held in London

Foundation Service Seminar Held in London

The Foundation Service Seminar (FSS) is the “FPMT immersion retreat.” It provides essential information and nourishment for all serving, or wishing to serve, in the FPMT organization. The FSS Retreat is key to deeply understanding the FPMT organization and the ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies in Massachusetts, US

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies in Massachusetts, US

“There are no words to adequately describe the immense feelings of blessings, love, and bliss that everyone experienced in the presence of our beloved teacher Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche,” Margaret Anderberg, a fundraising volunteer at Kurukulla Center, in Medford, Massachusetts, ...

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Vajra Cutter Sutra Resource Page

Vajra Cutter Sutra Resource Page

Did you know there is a Vajra Cutter Sutra resource page on FPMT.org? The page features translations of the Vajra Cutter Sutra (also known as Diamond Cutter Sutra or Diamond Sutra) into ten languages; links to audio CDs, MP3 downloads, ...

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Studying the Twelve Links of Dependent Origination at The Guhyasamaja Center

Studying the Twelve Links of Dependent Origination at The Guhyasamaja Center

Ven. Losang Dondrub, spiritual program coordinator at The Guhyasamaja Center, an FPMT center in the Washington, DC, US, metro area, shares details about Ven. Tenzin Legtsok’s visit to their center. On Saturday, July 21, and Sunday, July 22, 2018, The ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Arrives in Singapore

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Arrives in Singapore

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has arrived in Singapore for teachings at Amitabha Buddhist Centre. A throng of students from Amitabha Buddhist Centre welcomed Rinpoche at the airport with khatas and flowers. Rinpoche will be in Singapore for three weeks of events. ...

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Sponsorship of Annual Winter Jang Debate, Bodhgaya, India, and Special Memorization Exam for Monks

Sponsorship of Annual Winter Jang Debate, Bodhgaya, India, and Special Memorization Exam for Monks

This January, monks from various Gelug monasteries participated in an extensive twenty-two day debate on Buddhist logic in Bodhgaya, India, known as the Winter Jang Debate. This annual debate dates back to the time of Lama Tsongkhapa and was continued ...

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Live with Compassion Poster

Live with Compassion Poster

In 2009, a design competition was held to find a poster that perfectly captured Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s “Live with Compassion” quote. Rinpoche personally selected the design from Amitabha Buddhist Centre’s Kennedy Koh as the winner. After a few small modifications, ...

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His Eminence Ling Rinpoche’s First North American West Coast Tour

His Eminence Ling Rinpoche’s First North American West Coast Tour

Margaret Kim, center director of Gyalwa Gyatso (Ocean of Compassion) Buddhist Center in Campbell, California, US, reflects on His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Ling Rinpoche’s recent visit to Northern California. Margaret helped organize Rinpoche’s visit, including the events held at ...

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