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‘Sutra of Great Liberation’ Is Exactly What Is Needed at This Dangerous Time

‘Sutra of Great Liberation’ Is Exactly What Is Needed at This Dangerous Time

After a two week pause of giving video teachings, during which time Rinpoche gave teachings to the nuns at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery and the monks at Kopan Monastery, Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues with his Teachings on Thought Transformation during ...

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The Animal Liberation Sanctuary, Nepal: Saving Animals from Untimely Death

The Animal Liberation Sanctuary, Nepal: Saving Animals from Untimely Death

Every day around the world millions of animals are killed and mistreated needlessly. In countries like Nepal, the care and management of animals is very poor and animal sacrifices are common creating tremendous suffering for the animals and those involved. ...

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New Audio Recording: A Brief Meditation-Recitation on Guru Medicine Buddha

New Audio Recording: A Brief Meditation-Recitation on Guru Medicine Buddha

Students can now find the audio recording A Brief Meditation-Recitation on Guru Medicine Buddha as an MP3 download bundled with supporting digital materials in the Foundation Store. In this recording, ten audio tracks have been extracted from the video “Your ...

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The Sangha Are Great Champions

The Sangha Are Great Champions

Lama Zopa Rinpoche often highlights the importance of ordained Sangha along with the importance of Sangha in the West. Here’s an excerpt from Rinpoche teaching on this topic at Maitreya Instituut in The Netherlands in 2015: From the side of ...

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MAITRI Charitable Trust Continues Another Year of Essential Service Despite COVID-19

MAITRI Charitable Trust Continues Another Year of Essential Service Despite COVID-19

Since 1989, MAITRI Charitable Trust has been operating as a beneficial example of Dharma in action. MAITRI is a registered charitable trust in India working to support the poor and disadvantaged in the province of Bihar, India. This year, MAITRI ...

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Sentient Beings and Buddhas Are Equal in Deserving Our Respect

Sentient Beings and Buddhas Are Equal in Deserving Our Respect

Patience: A Guide to Shantideva’s Sixth Chapter is a new book of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings on the perfection of patience, a topic Rinpoche has taught on extensively. (Perhaps this is not surprising since Rinpoche’s name “Zopa” means “patience.”) In ...

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Support Raised for Samtenling School, Kathmandu, Nepal

Support Raised for Samtenling School, Kathmandu, Nepal

Samtenling School is part of Samtenling Monastery, providing the young monks of the monastery a modern, progressive, secular education in Kathmandu, Nepal. Out of 140 monks, 120 are age 6-26. The school provides education from kindergarten through eighth grade. Most ...

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Practice Now Because You Can Die Anytime!

Practice Now Because You Can Die Anytime!

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 explaining that Buddhism teaches us that how things appear to ...

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Only with an Enemy Can We Practice Patience

Only with an Enemy Can We Practice Patience

Patience: A Guide to Shantideva’s Sixth Chapter is a new book of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings on the perfection of patience, a topic Rinpoche has taught on extensively. (Perhaps this is not surprising since Rinpoche’s name “Zopa” means “patience.”) In ...

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Live Webcast Teachings

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Live Webcast Teachings

Dharma students and the general public have the ongoing opportunity to watch and study with His Holiness the Dalai Lama via live webcast during the coronavirus pandemic. The next live webcast of His Holiness will be a three-day teaching on ...

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Supporting Schools and Children in India and Nepal

Supporting Schools and Children in India and Nepal

Since 2012 the Social Services Fund has been offering substantial support to different schools in Nepal and India that are offering education to students of Tibetan, Nepali, and Indian heritage. Investing in education through schools is one way to help ...

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The Buddhas and Bodhisattvas Cherish You

The Buddhas and Bodhisattvas Cherish You

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this advice to a student in November 2016. When you have very negative thoughts, thinking that “Nobody loves me, no one cares for me,” and so on, you have so much unhappiness that is made by ...

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