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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Message on the Death of Åge Delbanco

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Message on the Death of Åge Delbanco

Lama Zopa Rinpoche requests for students who read obituaries belonging to members of our precious spiritual community, to please pray in the following manner: “May this person never ever be reborn in the lower realms and at the time of ...

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The Time to Practice Is Now: Mandala’s New Magazine Brings You Rinpoche’s Thought Transformation Teachings

The Time to Practice Is Now: Mandala’s New Magazine Brings You Rinpoche’s Thought Transformation Teachings

We’re happy to announce the new digital issue of Mandala! In it, we explore Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Thought Transformation during the Time of COVID-19 teaching series. This PDF issue provides a detailed summary of the key points Rinpoche has been ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Auspicious Recent Activities at Kopan Monastery: Photo Galleries

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Auspicious Recent Activities at Kopan Monastery: Photo Galleries

Since mid-December, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been taking a break from offering us his Thought Transformation during the Time of COVID-19 teaching series. Rinpoche is still in Nepal, at Kopan Monastery, and engaging in a variety of beneficial activities in ...

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The Building of Samtenling School, Boudhanath, Nepal

The Building of Samtenling School, Boudhanath, Nepal

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

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Every Holy Object Comes from Every Sentient Being

Every Holy Object Comes from Every Sentient Being

In the following excerpt from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s video teachings on thought transformation, Rinpoche explains that every single holy object is the basis for you to create all the merits that bring every success and pleasure that you experience now, ...

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Buddha House Welcomes the Local Community to the Center With a Fete

Buddha House Welcomes the Local Community to the Center With a Fete

Buddha House, the FPMT center in Magill, South Australia, Australia, held their first free-entry fete and open day on Saturday, January 30, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center. Hundreds of visitors browsed the outdoor stalls, visited ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Introduction and Dedication for the Teaching with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Introduction and Dedication for the Teaching with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama offered a teaching on February 8, 2021, at the request of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the FPMT organization on Changkya Rölpai Dorjé’s Recognizing My Mother: An Experiential Song of the View (tagur ama ngodzin). At ...

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Jamyang Buddhist Centre Leeds Performs Outreach to the Community

Jamyang Buddhist Centre Leeds Performs Outreach to the Community

In 2020, Jamyang Buddhist Center Leeds, the FPMT center in Leeds, UK, offered support to the UK National Health Service, the UK’s publicly funded healthcare system; the homeless population in Leeds; and individuals needing chaplaincy care as part of the ...

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Everything Depends on Your Attitude

Everything Depends on Your Attitude

In an introductory talk at the first Light of the Path retreat in 2009, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains why everything—good and bad—depends on our mental attitude and why having a good heart wishing to benefit all living beings is so ...

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Centro La Sabiduría de Nagarjuna Is Creating the Causes for Lama Tsongkhapa Retreat Place

Centro La Sabiduría de Nagarjuna Is Creating the Causes for Lama Tsongkhapa Retreat Place

FPMT center Centro La Sabiduría de Nagarjuna (Nagarjuna’s Wisdom Center) in Bilbao, Spain, began as an FPMT study group in December 2012 with four members. They affiliated and became an FPMT center in April 2016. Koke Muro, center director, shares ...

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Integrating What You’ve Heard

Integrating What You’ve Heard

In the early 1970s, Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935–1984), who founded FPMT with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, gave Sunday afternoon lectures to foreigners at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. These mostly young people would come from where they were staying in the immediate ...

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Your Mind Can Turn a Loss into an Offering

Your Mind Can Turn a Loss into an Offering

The Six Perfections: The Practice of the Bodhisattvas is a recent book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, in which Rinpoche walks us through this key Mahayana Buddhist teaching. Here’s an excerpt from Rinpoche’s teaching on the perfection of charity: Keeping our ...

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