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Meditate on Emptiness Every Day

Meditate on Emptiness Every Day

The Six Perfections: The Practice of the Bodhisattvas is a recent book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche. In it, Rinpoche walks us through this key Mahayana Buddhist teaching. Here’s an excerpt from Rinpoche’s teaching on the perfection of wisdom: We have ...

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By Habituating Yourself with Negative Karma, You Do It Again and Again

By Habituating Yourself with Negative Karma, You Do It Again and 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 begins this teaching by continuing to discuss vows. Rinpoche explains that lay people ...

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Writing of the Prajnaparamita Sutra for as Long as FPMT Exists

Writing of the Prajnaparamita Sutra for as Long as FPMT Exists

The Prajnaparamita Sutra contains the highest teachings of the Buddha and is among the most precious texts available in the world today. Due to the power of this text, writing it out is a way to generate tremendous merit, remove ...

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Join the Twenty-Four Hour Heart Sutrathon

Join the Twenty-Four Hour Heart Sutrathon

Join us in celebrating Chokhor Duchen and FPMT’s eighteenth annual International Sangha Day on July 24, 2020. Chokhor Duchen, “Turning of the Wheel of Dharma,” commemorates the anniversary of Shakyamuni Buddha’s first teaching. The power of any meritorious actions performed ...

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Welcome to Our July e-News

Welcome to Our July e-News

In our July FPMT International Office e-News we bring you news about: The special long life puja offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche, New books by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Heart Sutrathon on FPMT’s International Sangha Day, The Happy Toolbox for Kids, ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Photos from Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Photos from Nepal

During the coronavirus pandemic, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been staying at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Now you can see more than seventy photos of day to day life at Kopan under lockdown in a new photo album spanning March through ...

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Prayer and Praise for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Prayer and Praise for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A long life puja was offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery in Nepal in January 2020. A long-time student composed the following prayer and praise for the puja. Of it, Lama Zopa Rinpoche said, “The long life prayer ...

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Attachment to Pleasure Cheats You

Attachment to Pleasure Cheats You

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 explaining that each Sangha person has been a hero for as long as ...

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Drawing Boudhanath Stupa to Purify Karma and Generate Merit

Drawing Boudhanath Stupa to Purify Karma and Generate Merit

The FPMT center in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, organized a meritorious online art contest in May-June 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. Center director Ianzhina Bartanova shares the story. Advertised through the Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Facebook ...

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Recitations and Strong Prayers Every Month to Protect the Environment and Living Beings

Recitations and Strong Prayers Every Month to Protect the Environment and Living Beings

In 2018 we announced a new fund, the Protecting the Environment and Living Beings Project. This project began as a way to fulfill Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice for specific pujas and practices to be recited regularly in order to pacify ...

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Remember Bodhichitta When You Are Dying and the Sangha Are the Real Heroes

Remember Bodhichitta When You Are Dying and the Sangha Are the Real Heroes

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 begins this teaching reminding us that even if we do get the virus, ...

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Chokhor Duchen: July 24

Chokhor Duchen: July 24

Chokhor Duchen, one of the four annual holy days of Guru Shakyamuni Buddha, takes place this year on July 24. On these holy days, the power of any meritorious action is multiplied by 100 million, as taught in the vinaya ...

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