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New Audio: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Oral Transmission of the Sutra of Great Liberation

New Audio: Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Oral Transmission of the Sutra of Great Liberation

This album features Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s oral transmission of the Sutra of Great Liberation. Rinpoche gave this lung over many months of teachings in his ongoing video series Teachings on Thought Transformation during the Time of COVID-19. The album collects ...

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Rejoicing in Offerings to Holy Objects in 2021

Rejoicing in Offerings to Holy Objects in 2021

When discussing his Vast Visions for the FPMT organization, Lama Zopa Rinpoche said, “My wish is for FPMT to build many holy objects everywhere, as many as possible. Making it so easy for sentient beings to purify their heavy negative ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Explains the Benefits of Writing the Prajnaparamita Sutra — Part One

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Explains the Benefits of Writing the Prajnaparamita Sutra — Part One

“Even writing one letter from Prajnaparamita, even writing one letter, one syllable, the benefits are unbelievable, unbelievable, more than making extensive offerings, skies of extensive offerings to all the buddhas, so many eons, the merits you collect are unbelievable.” — ...

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Being Sangha Is Not a Trip

Being Sangha Is Not a Trip

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching by reminding us that while we are so fortunate to have received ...

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The Most Important Practice Is to Control Your Mind

The Most Important Practice Is to Control Your Mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching by reminding us of how fortunate we are to wake up in ...

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Don’t Let Your Mind Go Berserk

Don’t Let Your Mind Go Berserk

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this teaching by reminding us that we are so fortunate to have received a ...

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We Invite you to Read the August FPMT e-News

We Invite you to Read the August FPMT e-News

We hope you enjoy our August edition of the monthly FPMT International Office e-News! We bring you news about: New Photo Album for Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Our New Education Program, New Practice Materials, Recent Charitable Giving, …and more! Have the ...

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Lama Yeshe’s Legacy: Taking a Broad View

Lama Yeshe’s Legacy: Taking a Broad View

In 1983, more than 50 centers and projects constituted the international FPMT mandala. Representatives from those centers and projects gathered in January of that year at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa in Italy to discuss the registration of FPMT as a ...

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By the Force of Habituation, You Uncontrollably Engage in Nonvirtue Again

By the Force of Habituation, You Uncontrollably Engage in Nonvirtue Again

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his teachings for ordained Sangha, which are open to all who wish ...

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Rinpoche Liberates Bodhichitta the Buffalo

Rinpoche Liberates Bodhichitta the Buffalo

Benefiting animals is a high priority for FPMT and one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the organization. Rinpoche recently liberated and blessed a water buffalo, which are often butchered for meat in Nepal. Rinpoche, who appeared to have ...

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The Noble Great Dharani Is ‘Best for Sentient Beings, for Healing and Whatever [Purposes]’

The Noble Great Dharani Is ‘Best for Sentient Beings, for Healing and Whatever [Purposes]’

In the Noble Great Dharani, Buddha pledged that those who take up, retain, recite, and memorize it will be protected from all infectious diseases, fear, and harm, including from fires, poisons, and persecution. Furthermore, “they will not turn away from ...

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New ‘Live with Compassion’ Posters on Display at FPMT Centers Worldwide

New ‘Live with Compassion’ Posters on Display at FPMT Centers Worldwide

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s “Live with Compassion” quote has inspired four new posters that are being displayed at FPMT centers, projects, and services around the world. These beautiful posters combine Rinpoche’s quote with portraits of Rinpoche and are available for download ...

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