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The Sanghata Sutra Available in Print

The Sanghata Sutra Available in Print

The Sanghata Sutra is a Mahayana sutra containing stories illustrating the power of the bodhisattva wish and the power of past and present actions to produce expansive results. Imbued with the blessings of Shakyamuni Buddha’s prayer, recitation of this sutra ...

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16 Guidelines for Life Benefit Incarcerated Communities

16 Guidelines for Life Benefit Incarcerated Communities

In 2008, David Machles completed the 16 Guidelines for Life Level 1 course , an initiative of the Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom (FDCW), and later completed Levels 2 and 3. David is part of FDCW’s Universal Education community. ...

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Eighth Round of 108 Nyung Nä Retreats Completed at Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Eighth Round of 108 Nyung Nä Retreats Completed at Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Institut Vajra Yogini (IVY), in the south-west of France near the city of Toulouse, completed its eighth round of nyung nä retreats from November 2018 to April 2019 in alignment with Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization ...

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Brocade Dharma Text Covers

Brocade Dharma Text Covers

Students can ornament and protect Dharma texts with brocade covers from the Foundation Store, most offered at cost! Brocade Dharma Text Case, Dharma text holder with a velcro strap for quick and easy access. Each case comes with a text ...

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Video Tour of Buddha Amitabha Pure Land

Video Tour of Buddha Amitabha Pure Land

FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche has done much to care for the animals at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land (BAPL), located in a remote area of Washington State, in the northwestern United States. One examples is creating a bird feeder ...

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A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha in Print

A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha in Print

A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha, specifically compiled by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for beginner Buddhist practitioners, is available in print from the Foundation Store. Two years ago, Lama Zopa Rinpoche reviewed and updated the previous edition with the help of ...

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Tara Liberation Study Group Offers Dharma Teachings in Finnish

Tara Liberation Study Group Offers Dharma Teachings in Finnish

Tara Liberation Study Group, the FPMT study group in Helsinki, Finland, benefits the community by offering Dharma teachings in the country’s most widely-spoken language, taught by native Finnish speaker and FPMT registered teacher Joona Repo. Matt Linden and Maria Suominen‎ ...

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2019 Sponsorship of Special Memorization Exam for Sera Je Monks

2019 Sponsorship of Special Memorization Exam for Sera Je Monks

This year, annual sponsorship was offered to Sera Je Monastery for 190 monks who qualified and passed the 2019 Special Memorization Examination. This is an incredible achievement accomplished by extremely dedicated scholars. 68 monks memorized Commentary on the Ornament of ...

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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Russia 2019 Venues: Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni, Kalmykia (teachings, Mani retreat) and Ganden Tendar Ling, Moscow, Russia (animal liberation and teachings) Date: 29 September (animal liberation Moscow); 4 to 20 October (Kalmykia); 25 – 27 October 2019 ...

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Change Your View of Others So They Can Also Change

Change Your View of Others So They Can Also Change

In a phone conversation with a student, Lama Zopa Rinpoche made these comments on how to resolve conflicts with other disciples of one’s guru, giving this advice for ridding oneself of past and present grudges by changing one’s own mind. ...

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Pujas, Practices, and Prayers Offered to Pacify the Elements Every Month

Pujas, Practices, and Prayers Offered to Pacify the Elements Every Month

In addition to offering immediate help to those in need (for example through the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund and the Social Services Fund which supports many disadvantaged groups), FPMT also has a unique way of offering prayers and practices dedicated ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaches in Russia

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaches in Russia

On September 30, Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in Elista, the capital city of the Russian Republic of Kalmykia, which is the only region in Europe where Buddhism is the primary religion. Rinpoche traveled to Elista to offer a Great Chenrezig ...

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