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1,000 Tsa-Tsas of Lama Tsongkhapa Offered to Ganden Tripa Rinpoche to Offer to Others

1,000 Tsa-Tsas of Lama Tsongkhapa Offered to Ganden Tripa Rinpoche to Offer to Others

Lama Tsongkhapa Day commemorates the anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s parinirvana. It is observed on the 25th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan calendar and, this year, which marks the 600th anniversary, falls on December 21. The Geluk International ...

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Geshe Losang Tengye Passes Away at Institut Vajra Yogini

Geshe Losang Tengye Passes Away at Institut Vajra Yogini

Geshe Losang Tengye, who played an important role in helping establish Tibetan Buddhism in the West, stopped breathing in his room at Institut Vajra Yogini in France on Friday, October 19. Geshe Tengye stayed in clear light meditation for five ...

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Lhabab Duchen Is on November 19

Lhabab Duchen Is on November 19

Lhabab Duchen, one of the four great holy days of the Buddhist calendar, takes place this year on November 19. Lhabab Duchen celebrates Guru Shakyamuni Buddha’s return to Earth from the God Realm of the Thirty-Three after teaching Dharma for ...

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Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Liberated Four Goats and Ten Sheep

Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Liberated Four Goats and Ten Sheep

In August 2019, Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, the FPMT center in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, successfully liberated four male goats and ten male sheep. They now have a new home in Bulgan province, Northern Mongolia, approximately 400 kilometers (248 miles) from ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Photos!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Photos!

New photographs of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s worldwide travel are shared in photo albums on FPMT.org. You can see where Rinpoche has been and many of his beneficial activities. Albums from Rinpoche’s visits to France, Latvia, the United States, and Singapore ...

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Grant Offered for Library at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Bylakuppe, India

Grant Offered for Library at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Bylakuppe, India

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, located in Bylakuppe, Southern India, and seat to the Panchen Lama, has been growing significantly over the last few decades. A courtyard was added in 2012, a new prayer hall was completed in 2015, and construction of ...

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Nalanda Monks Tour North America to Talk about Maitreya Pure Land Project

Nalanda Monks Tour North America to Talk about Maitreya Pure Land Project

Two monks from Nalanda Monastery are currently touring North America to talk about a new project to create Maitreya Pure Land. The monastery, which is an FPMT affiliate located in the South of France, has an opportunity to buy neighboring ...

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Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teach LIVE from Moscow

Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teach LIVE from Moscow

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches on “How to Develop Bodhicitta in the Modern World (a commentary on Khunu Lama Rinpoche’s The Jewel Lamp: A Praise of Bodhichitta )” this weekend. Rinpoche’s teachings in Moscow, Russia, begin on Friday, October 25, and ...

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Rinpoche’s Recommendations for the 600th Anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s Parinirvana on December 21

Rinpoche’s Recommendations for the 600th Anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s Parinirvana on December 21

Lama Tsongkhapa Day, or Ganden Ngamchoe, is a celebration of the anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s parinirvana. It is celebrated on the 25th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan calendar. This year, Lama Tsongkhapa Day falls on December 21 ...

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His Eminence Ling Rinpoche Welcomed to France

His Eminence Ling Rinpoche Welcomed to France

His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Ling Rinpoche arrived at the Toulouse airport in France on April 30, 2019. Rinpoche was welcomed by representatives from Nalanda Monastery and Institut Vajra Yogini, FPMT centers near Toulouse. Rinpoche remained in France through the ...

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Monthly Offering of Gold and Robes to Precious Buddha Statue in Tibet

Monthly Offering of Gold and Robes to Precious Buddha Statue in Tibet

The extensive range of offerings, practices, and pujas that are offered in India, Nepal, and around the world through the Puja Fund on request from Lama Zopa Rinpoche is astounding. As Charitable Projects Coordinator, Ven. Holly Ansett, commented, “It is ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Leads 100 Million Mani Retreat in Elista, Kalmykia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Leads 100 Million Mani Retreat in Elista, Kalmykia

On September 30, Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in Elista, the capital city of the Russian Republic of Kalmykia. Rinpoche was enthusiastically greeted as soon as he stepped out of the airplane. Rinpoche was welcomed by the abbot of the monastery ...

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