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‘The Eight Mahayana Precepts,’ Complimentary Living in the Path Module

‘The Eight Mahayana Precepts,’ Complimentary Living in the Path Module

In the complimentary Living in the Path module “The Eight Mahayana Precepts,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche shows us the importance of taking and keeping these special one-day vows based on the Mahayana motivation of bodhichitta. If you have not previously received ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Joined Amitabha Buddhist Centre to Celebrate Thirty Years

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Joined Amitabha Buddhist Centre to Celebrate Thirty Years

On Friday, September 20, 2019, Amitabha Buddhist Centre, the FPMT center in Singapore, celebrated the center’s 30th birthday at an evening celebration with Lama Zopa Rinpoche as their guest of honor. Lobsang Drolkar (Cecilia Tsong), a long-time student, active ABC ...

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Update on 1,000 Statues of Buddha Created for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Update on 1,000 Statues of Buddha Created for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

In August 2019 Lama Zopa Rinpoche shared that he planned to offer 1,000 statues of Shakyamuni Buddha to His Holiness the Dalai Lama on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. Amazingly, due to the kindness of so many people we ...

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Practice the Five Powers Near the Time and Death, Advice and Commentary

Practice the Five Powers Near the Time and Death, Advice and Commentary

Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death by Lama Zopa Rinpoche is available through the Foundation Store in ebook and PDF formats. Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death contains advice and commentary to help ensure ...

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Tushita Meditation Centre Staff Went on a Pilgrimage to the Land of Dakinis

Tushita Meditation Centre Staff Went on a Pilgrimage to the Land of Dakinis

FPMT resident teacher, staff members, and volunteers at Tushita Meditation Centre, the FPMT center in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India, went on pilgrimage to Lahaul (Garsha) in August 2019. The group traveled together in the Tushita bus and two additional vehicles ...

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Wishing Tenzin Ösel Hita a Happy Birthday!

Wishing Tenzin Ösel Hita a Happy Birthday!

FPMT International Office wishes Tenzin Ösel Hita a very happy birthday and a long, healthy life. May his beneficial activities flourish and wishes come instantly into fruition! Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe, turns 35 ...

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Investing in Jamyang Buddhist Center, London, and Jamyang Buddhist Center Leeds, UK

Investing in Jamyang Buddhist Center, London, and Jamyang Buddhist Center Leeds, UK

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund recently issued a grant for US$100,000 to Jamyang Buddhist Center in London, UK, for much needed repairs to the center and a new heating system. As the center is now ...

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Ideas and Advice for Losar and the Fifteen Miracle Days of Chotrul Duchen 2020

Ideas and Advice for Losar and the Fifteen Miracle Days of Chotrul Duchen 2020

The Fifteen Days of Miracles—from the first day of the Tibetan new year (Losar, February 24) until the fifteenth (March 9)—commemorate the special time when Guru Shakyamuni Buddha showed miraculous powers in order to subdue six tirthika, or non-Buddhist teachers, ...

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Potowa Study Group Organized an Interfaith Community Conversation on End-of-Life Care

Potowa Study Group Organized an Interfaith Community Conversation on End-of-Life Care

Approximately seventy community members gathered together at the Wagga Wagga City Council Chambers Meeting Room in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, in August, for an interfaith event, “End-of-Life Care: A Multifaith Conversation,” organized by Potowa Study Group, the FPMT ...

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100 Million Mani Retreats Sponsored at Tashi Chime Gatsal Kagyu Nunnery in Nepal Since 2009

100 Million Mani Retreats Sponsored at Tashi Chime Gatsal Kagyu Nunnery in Nepal Since 2009

Since 2009 sponsorship from the Practice and Retreat Fund has been offered to the nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal, to complete one 100 million mani retreat (100 million recitations of the mantra OM MANI PADME HUM) every year ...

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Yearly Food Offering to the Monks of Idgaa Choizinling, Mongolia

Yearly Food Offering to the Monks of Idgaa Choizinling, Mongolia

The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund offers sponsorship of daily lunch for the monks studying at Idgaa Choizinling Dratsang in Mongolia. Idgaa Choizinling was established in 2003 through FPMT Mongolia due to the kindness of many benefactors. Idgaa is strongly connected ...

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Advice Regarding Merit Multiplying Days

Advice Regarding Merit Multiplying Days

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has given advice regarding merit multiplying days such as the Fifteen Days of Miracles, Saka Dawa, Chokhor Duchen, and Lhabab Duchen. In 2020, the Fifteen Days of Miracles takes place February 24 through March 9. On the ...

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