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Updated! The Method to Transform a Suffering Life into Happiness (Including Enlightenment)

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has said very strongly on many occasions that The Method to Transform a Suffering Life into Happiness (Including Enlightenment) with Additional Practices is a practice that he would like all his students to do every day. In ...

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Thank You Message from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has recorded a message to thank all who recited the practices requested for his health and long life. Listen to Rinpoche’s message, and read the edited transcript: “This is a message from Mickey Mouse, little one, little ...

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Supporting the Education of Tibetan Refugees’ Children

The Social Services Fund has been sponsoring the midday meals for the children attending The Central School for Tibetans, Cauvery Valley Project (CVP), located in Bylakuppe, South India. The school was was established in 1971 to serve the children of ...

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Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery and Maratika Cave

Lama Zopa Rinpoche was at Kopan Monastery during February, between travels, and met with a number of people, including Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khandro Namsel Drönme) and a group of Chinese Sangha from Wutaishan. He gave an oral transmission to them ...

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Rinpoche on Proper Respect for Dharma Texts [Video]

“My iPad contains the Kangyur, the Tengyur, many teachings. It is the same as a Dharma text. You can’t put it on the bed or down [low]. You have to respect it and put it higher,” Rinpoche explained in a ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Oral Transmissions

On various occasions, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has taught that receiving the oral transmission (lung) of prayers, practices, and texts is very beneficial. In addition to multiplying the benefits of one’s own recitations of the text by one hundred, the oral ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

USA August 11 Transmission of the Prajnaparamita, Maitripa College, OR, USA August 12 Medicine Buddha jenang August 17 Teaching on the Seven Point Mind Training, Kurukulla Center, MA, USA August 18 Teaching continues, and Red Tara initiation August 19 Teaching ...

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Monastère Dorje Pamo – A Place for Nuns to Live and Practice Together

Monastère Dorje Pamo is a new probationary nunnery in the South of France, situated close to FPMT centers Institut Vajra Yogini and Nalanda Monastery. Monastère Dorje Pamo is modeled on the previous Dorje Pamo, which was founded by Lama Yeshe ...

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Offering Food to the Monks of Thame Monastery, Nepal

The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund was very pleased to offer a grant for over US$10,000 to Thame Monastery in the Solo Khumbu District of Nepal. The grant will cover the cost of food for all the monks during 2018. The ...

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Practicing Dharma Skillfully with Bodhichitta

By generating a bodhichitta motivation throughout each day, we can benefit ourselves and sentient beings, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explained while teaching at the 100 Million Mani Mantra Retreat in Italy. Rinpoche’s advice, captured in a video clip from the October ...

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Khadro-la Visits Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Rinpoche Celebrates Losar at Kopan

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived at Kopan Monastery in early February after spending two weeks at Tso Pema in India. Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khandro Namsel Drönme) visited Rinpoche at Kopan after he returned to the monastery. Khadro-la joined Rinpoche for lunch. ...

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Updated! A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha

A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha was specifically compiled by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for beginner Buddhist practitioners. Last year, Lama Zopa Rinpoche reviewed and updated the previous edition with the help of Ven. Ailsa Cameron, a long-time editor for Lama ...

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