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This Perfect Human Body Is So Precious Because You Can Use It to Do Prostrations

This Perfect Human Body Is So Precious Because You Can Use It to Do Prostrations

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: At the start of this video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche shows us how to visualize conventional and ultimate bodhichitta while ...

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Always Remember the Benefits of Correctly Following the Virtuous Friend

Always Remember the Benefits of Correctly Following the Virtuous Friend

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins with Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive director Dr. Nicholas Ribush talking about his path to meeting Lama ...

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Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal, Engage in Nyung Nä Retreat on Saka Dawa for World Peace and Healing

Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal, Engage in Nyung Nä Retreat on Saka Dawa for World Peace and Healing

Since 2009, sponsorship has been offered to the nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal, from the Practice and Retreat Fund. Funds have been offered to complete two 100 million mani retreats (100 million recitations of the mantra OM MANI ...

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Do Your Best in This Life!

Do Your Best in This Life!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this teaching reminding us that our precious human rebirth is more precious than a whole ...

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One Day Only Our Names Will Be Left

One Day Only Our Names Will Be Left

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of one of the teachings Rinpoche gave on Saka Dawa this year: This video begins with part two of Geshe Losang Sherab’s brief history ...

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Shalu Monastery Update During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Shalu Monastery Update During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For three years, the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund has offered support to Shalu Monastery, located in Tibetan Cholsum Settlement in the District Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh, India, to cover the costs of food for the 30 monks who study there. The ...

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Learn the Life Story of Lama Tsongkhapa in a New Video Series

Learn the Life Story of Lama Tsongkhapa in a New Video Series

A new video series shares the story of the life of Lama Je Tsongkhapa (1357-1419) as told through fifteen thangkas depicting his life. The videos are the result of a retreat at Choe Khor Sum Ling (CKSL), the FPMT center ...

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Advice for Saka Dawa Duchen

Advice for Saka Dawa Duchen

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: This video begins with Geshe Losang Sherab explaining how he came to be the Kopan Monastery chant leader (umze), ...

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Preventative and Ongoing Measures at Doeguling Home for the Elderly and Disabled

Preventative and Ongoing Measures at Doeguling Home for the Elderly and Disabled

Doeguling Home for the Elderly and Disabled is located in the Doeguling Tibetan Refugee Settlement in Mundgod, India, and is offering care for 103 elderly residents. The Social Services Fund has supported this elderly age home since 2016. In 2020 ...

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Nalanda Monastery Monks Attend Monlam Chenmo in Nepal

Nalanda Monastery Monks Attend Monlam Chenmo in Nepal

In March, Fifteen monks from Nalanda Monastery, the FPMT monastery in Lavaur, France, traveled to Nepal to participate in the Monlam Chenmo (Great Prayer Festival), organized by Kopan Monastery. Kopan has been convening a Monlam Chenmo for the Gelug monasteries ...

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Blessings and Rejoicing, Amazing Offering to Holy Statues in Tibet on Saka Dawa

Blessings and Rejoicing, Amazing Offering to Holy Statues in Tibet on Saka Dawa

Please join us in rejoicing in a most precious offering that occurred on Saka Dawa (June 5, 2020): Gold was offered to two statues in Tibet! The offering was made on behalf of the entire FPMT organization—including all students; volunteers; ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Describes the Multiplying Effects of Saka Dawa

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Describes the Multiplying Effects of Saka Dawa

Recently, Lama Zopa Rinpoche described the multiplying effects of the fifteenth day of Saka Dawa, a Buddhist holy day, which this year is on June 5. Saka Dawa commemorates three of the Buddha’s major life events—the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and ...

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