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Neuroscientists Benefit from Visits to Sera Je Monastic University

Neuroscientists Benefit from Visits to Sera Je Monastic University

Neuroscientists Marieke van Vugt, PhD, and Amir Moye, MSc, visited Sera Je Monastic University in South India on August 7-21, 2019, to continue their research into the brain functions of debating monks. Ven. Tenzin Gache, a Sera Je geshe program ...

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Rejoicing in Over US$2,000,000 in Aid Offered Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Rejoicing in Over US$2,000,000 in Aid Offered Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Following the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, FPMT International Office established the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund to help raise funds for basic necessities needed such as food, water, tents, bedding, and medical aid to many who lost everything in remote regions. ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Blesses Animals in Russia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Blesses Animals in Russia

Wherever Lama Zopa Rinpoche travels in the world, he is sure to do practices that benefit animals. While in Russia recently, Rinpoche attended two animal blessing events. When Rinpoche first arrived in Moscow in late September, he attended an animal ...

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News from Maitreya Buddha Project Kushinagar

News from Maitreya Buddha Project Kushinagar

The creation of Holy Objects for World Peace is an important aspect of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s charitable work as carried out by FPMT Inc. More specifically, Rinpoche envisions the creation of many statues of Maitreya Buddha around the world. Currently, ...

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Watch Kopan Monastery Celebrate Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Birthday [Video]

Watch Kopan Monastery Celebrate Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Birthday [Video]

Kopan Monastery, in Nepal, honored Lama Zopa Rinpoche by offering Rinpoche a birthday celebration on December 3. Rinpoche’s birthday celebration began with the monks and nuns from Kopan Monastery doing the 1,000 offerings to Namgyalma puja for Rinpoche. Then, outside ...

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Complimentary Living in the Path Module: ‘Atisha’s Light of the Path’

Complimentary Living in the Path Module: ‘Atisha’s Light of the Path’

In the complimentary Living in the Path module “Atisha’s Light of the Path,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche briefly recounts the life story of Atisha and the circumstances under which Atisha composed Light of the Path to Enlightenment, and then explains the ...

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Tenzin Ösel Hita Welcomed to Florida, US

Tenzin Ösel Hita Welcomed to Florida, US

On Thursday, August 15, 2019, Tenzin Ösel Hita gave an evening talk “A Taste of Buddhism: One Big Love” at the Wotel in Miami, Florida, US, hosted by the FPMT study group in Miami, Namdrol Ling Study Group. On Saturday, ...

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Please Rejoice in Sponsorship of 1,000 Buddhas for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Please Rejoice in Sponsorship of 1,000 Buddhas for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

In August, we shared Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s wish to offer 1,000 statues of Shakyamuni Buddha to His Holiness the Dalai Lama on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. Now, due to the kindness of many, we have raised the funds ...

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His Eminence Ling Rinpoche Welcomed to the Northeastern United States

His Eminence Ling Rinpoche Welcomed to the Northeastern United States

His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Ling Rinpoche visited North America from June to August 2019 and engaged in many activities including teaching at US FPMT centers Shantideva Meditation Center in Brooklyn, New York, Milarepa Center in Barnet, Vermont, and Kurukulla ...

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Devotion and Compassion Are the Best Puja

Devotion and Compassion Are the Best Puja

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave the following advice to Dharma centers on what to do when experiencing difficulties. When your luck/controlling power is down, then obstacles come. (You are blamed for things even if you haven’t done them.) To make life ...

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Complimentary Living in the Path Module: ‘Offering Food and Drink’

Complimentary Living in the Path Module: ‘Offering Food and Drink’

In the complimentary Living in the Path module “Offering Food and Drink,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives teachings on taking the essence of a perfect human life by making offerings of whatever food and drink we consume. Lama Zopa Rinpoche is ...

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Students Benefited from Atisha Centre Spring Retreat with Geshe Thubten Rabten

Students Benefited from Atisha Centre Spring Retreat with Geshe Thubten Rabten

In 2019, Atisha Centre, an FPMT center in Myers Flat, Victoria, Australia, offered their annual Spring Retreat with Geshe Thubten Rabten, the center’s FPMT resident geshe, from September 12-17. The theme of this year’s retreat was In Praise of Dependent ...

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