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5 Trillion Mantra Compassion Wheel at Vajrapani Institute Makes Progress

5 Trillion Mantra Compassion Wheel at Vajrapani Institute Makes Progress

In December 2016, Vajrapani Institute, an FPMT retreat center in Northern California, launched the 5 Trillion Mantra Prayer Wheel Project. The prayer wheel, called the Compassion Wheel and standing 7 ft x 10 ft when completed, will contain 5 trillion ...

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Happy Birthday, Lama Zopa Rinpoche!

Happy Birthday, Lama Zopa Rinpoche!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s birthday is celebrated on Tuesday, December 3. This year Rinpoche is at Kopan Monastery, where he is giving teachings to more than 250 students from around the world as part of the month-long lamrim course there. Last ...

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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Kopan November Course 2019 Venue: Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal Date: 29 November to 11 December 2019 From 29 November to 11 December Lama Zopa Rinpoche was teaching during the 52nd November course at Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal. The ...

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Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaching LIVE from Kopan Monastery

Watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaching LIVE from Kopan Monastery

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived at Kopan Monastery in Nepal on Tuesday, November 26. Rinpoche is giving daily teachings now as part of the month-long lamrim Kopan course, which takes place every November. This is the fifty-second Kopan month-long lamrim course. ...

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MAITRI Charitable Trust Benefits the Community

MAITRI Charitable Trust Benefits the Community

In July 2019, FPMT project MAITRI Charitable Trust in Bodhgaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India, made a new offering of Dharma education at MAITRI Fulchater School. Since 1999, MAITRI and Fulchater Village in Bihar have been working together to operate a thriving ...

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FPMT Spanish Translation Service Returns

FPMT Spanish Translation Service Returns

Marina Brucet, former coordinator of the FPMT Spanish Translation Service (Servicio de Traducción), discusses the service’s return after a brief hiatus. After a few years of pause, we are happy to announce that the FPMT Spanish Translation Service has returned. ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche on How to Help Turkeys on Thanksgiving

Lama Zopa Rinpoche on How to Help Turkeys on Thanksgiving

This year, the holiday of Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States on Thursday, November 28. Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered the following advice on how to help the tens of millions of turkeys being killed for the holiday. My dear ...

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Many Beneficial Activities of the Puja Fund Multiplied 100 Million Times this Lhabab Duchen

Many Beneficial Activities of the Puja Fund Multiplied 100 Million Times this Lhabab Duchen

Lhabab Duchen, one of the four great holy days of the Buddhist calendar when merit is multiplied by 100 million times, took place this year on November 19. We invite you to rejoice in the many beneficial activities sponsored by ...

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All Print FPMT Education Materials Now Offered At Cost

All Print FPMT Education Materials Now Offered At Cost

All print copies of FPMT education materials are now offered at cost! Find these and other print titles in the Foundation Store: Medicine Buddha Ritual Set for Pujas, The Method to Transform a Suffering Life into Happiness (Including Enlightenment) with ...

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Centre de Méditation Naropa Rejoice in Their Connection with Sixte Vinçotte

Centre de Méditation Naropa Rejoice in Their Connection with Sixte Vinçotte

Centre de Méditation Naropa (Naropa Meditation Center), the FPMT center in Papeete on the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, hosted FPMT registered teacher Sixte Vinçotte from August 14 to September 2, 2019. Annie Green, spiritual program coordinator, shares the story. ...

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Tenzin Osel Hita’s Recent and Upcoming Dharma Talks

Tenzin Osel Hita’s Recent and Upcoming Dharma Talks

This Summer Tenzin Osel Hita (the recognized incarnation of Lama Yeshe) gave a number of Dharma talks in FPMT centers and study groups in the United States. Starting in August Osel visited and spoke at Vajrapani Institute, Land of Medicine ...

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Rinpoche Visits Tallest Maitreya Statue in Europe and Blesses All the Sentient Beings in the Caspian Sea

Rinpoche Visits Tallest Maitreya Statue in Europe and Blesses All the Sentient Beings in the Caspian Sea

After the 100 million mani retreat concluded in Elista, Kalmykia, Russia, in October, Lama Zopa Rinpoche made a day trip to Lagan, Kalmykia, near the Caspian Sea. Rinpoche when to visit the largest Maitreya Buddha statue in Europe and to ...

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