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Just One Decision in Life: Practice Dharma

While it may seem that there are many things we can do with our lives, Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaches that there is only one thing to do that is meaningful, which is to practice Dharma. From beginningless time, Rinpoche explains, ...

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Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery

A long life puja was offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Thursday, December 14, on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. Kopan monks, nuns, and November course students filled the main gompa at Kopan for the puja, which was also ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

October 6 Statue consecration event, Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore

Advice Regarding Gurus for Students New to Dharma

In FPMT centers, a great deal of emphasis is placed on the practice of guru devotion. Advice Regarding Gurus , a short booklet available through the FPMT Foundation Store, introduces new students to the concept of guru devotion and explains ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

May 5 – 30 2019 Light of the Path Retreat, Kadampa Center, North Carolina, USA

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

Malaysia September 1–2 Lam-rim teachings, Losang Dragpa Centre, Kuala Lumpur September 9–26 Most Secret Hayagriva initiation and retreat, Chokyi Gyaltsen Center, Penang September 28 Hayagriva Tsokhang (extensive puja) September 30 Long Life Puja offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Mandala January-June 2018 Out Now!

In our just published Mandala January-June 2018, we explore what Buddhism offers the world in times of global difficulties to help pacify suffering and bring about peace. As a preview to the print edition, we have made the cover story, ...

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Support Continues in 2017 to Sagarmatha Secondary School

For the past three years, the Social Services Fund has been offering a grant to cover the cost of running Sagarmatha Secondary School in Chailsa, Nepal. The school is located on what was once a Tibetan refugee camp and currently ...

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‘Lama Tsongkhapa’s Teachings Have Everything to Achieve Full Enlightenment’

Lama Zopa Rinpoche described the special qualities of Lama Tsongkhapa’s teachings in a 2010 letter to a student. Lama Tsongkhapa was a great Tibetan Buddhist scholar, saint, and teacher of the fourteenth century who founded the Gelug school. “Lama Tsongkhapa’s ...

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Watch Rinpoche Bless Animals Around the World [Video]

Wherever Lama Zopa Rinpoche travels, he takes time to bless animals. Zarina Osmonalieva, a devoted student of Rinpoche, has put together a short video of Rinpoche doing animal blessings around the world, including in Russia, India, Nepal, the US, and ...

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Learn Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Name Mantra in Sanskrit [Audio]

In 2014, Indian FPMT students heard Malaysian and Singaporean students chant Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s name mantra in Mundgod, India, and wished to learn how to do the same. Long-time student Ven. Kabir Saxena suggested that they use an Indian tune ...

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Develop your Dharma Practice with the New Inner Job Description App

Would you like help in transforming your daily life into Dharma practice? If so, the Inner Job Description App is for you. Initially produced as a card for practitioners to write upon, the Inner Job Description (IJD) is now available ...

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