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Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund Invests in Nuns’ Education

Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund Invests in Nuns’ Education

For the second time, the annual Nuns’ Jang Guncho (annual winter debate session) was held at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery (Kopan Nunnery), in Kathmandu, Nepal, from October 3-November 3, 2018. Approximately 710 nuns, 17 teachers, and some lay women from ...

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May FPMT International Office e-News Out Now

May FPMT International Office e-News Out Now

We invite you to read the May FPMT International Office e-News! This month we bring you: Highlights of Recent Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, New Materials in German and Sinhalese, Rejoicing about Volunteer Service in Mongolia, …and more! Have the ...

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Progress Continues on Land of Medicine Buddha’s Mahabodhi Stupa Project in California

Progress Continues on Land of Medicine Buddha’s Mahabodhi Stupa Project in California

“Building stupas helps develop so much peace and happiness for numberless sentient beings. As a result, wars, disease, and desire will all be pacified. Instead of feeling hopeless, people will gain courage. This is about peace – for the beings ...

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Losar Celebrations at Chandrakirti Meditation Centre

Losar Celebrations at Chandrakirti Meditation Centre

Chandrakirti Meditation Centre, an FPMT center in Upper Moutere, New Zealand, celebrated Losar in February 2019 with three days of activities: thukpa night at their FPMT resident teacher Geshe Jampa Tharchin’s house at Chandrakirti Meditation Centre on February 3; Guru ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Advice to Students of Dagri Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Advice to Students of Dagri Rinpoche

If you wish to read FPMT International Office’s updates regarding Dagri Rinpoche, they can be found here. The following is Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice for students of Dagri Rinpoche. From my understanding, in my view and according to my mind, ...

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Update Regarding Dagri Rinpoche

Dagri Rinpoche has for many years been one of the Tibetan teachers on FPMT’s Tibetan Teachers List. The Indian police last week received a formal complaint from a woman who was on a commercial airline flight with Dagri Rinpoche in ...

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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Vajrayogini retreat 2019 Venue: Institute Vajra Yogini, France Date: 10 May to approx. 7 June 2019 From 10 May to approx. 7 June 2019 Lama Zopa Rinpoche will give teachings during the five weeks Vajrayogini retreat. Teachings preliminary ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Begins Teaching at Vajrayogini Retreat in France

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Begins Teaching at Vajrayogini Retreat in France

Lama Zopa Rinpoche recently arrived at Institut Vajra Yogini (IVY) after giving teachings in Spain. A large gathering of students held khatas, glowing LED lights, and banners depicting the eight auspicious symbols as they awaited his night-time arrival at the ...

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Exclusive FPMT Basic Program Opportunities at Kopan Monastery

Exclusive FPMT Basic Program Opportunities at Kopan Monastery

FPMT registered teacher and German monk Ven. Fedor Stracke has agreed to teach two Basic Program subjects—Ornament for Clear Realization and Seventy Topics and Grounds and Paths of Secret Mantra—during July and August of 2019 at Kopan Monastery, FPMT’s mother ...

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Pilgrims Offered Support to Liberation Prison Project

Pilgrims Offered Support to Liberation Prison Project

Since 2001 Liberation Prison Project (LPP), an FPMT project, and San Francisco, California, US tour company Himalayan High Treks have been working together to enable people to go on pilgrimage. Twenty-two pilgrimages have been offered so far, raising a grand ...

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Robes of Precious Material Offered to Buddha Statue Inside Mahabodhi Stupa, Bodhgaya, Every Month

Robes of Precious Material Offered to Buddha Statue Inside Mahabodhi Stupa, Bodhgaya, Every Month

Every month on the full moon as well as on all four great Buddha multiplying days, the Puja Fund sponsors a new set of robes made of high quality material for the precious Buddha statue inside the Mahabodhi Stupa in ...

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The Center Is of Utmost Importance

The Center Is of Utmost Importance

Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote a benefactor thanking them for their support of a center and explaining a center’s benefits. I just want to send you these cards and tell you that I highly appreciate your kindness in helping the center. ...

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