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Ebook! Service as a Path to Enlightenment

Service as a Path to Enlightenment, available in ebook formats through the Foundation Store, is a compilation of two letters—“Cultivating a Skillful Attitude” and “Leading with the Mind of a Servant”—dictated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for FPMT staff members concerning ...

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A Record-Breaking Year for Tushita Meditation Centre

Acting director Archhana Kombrabail , spiritual coordinator Ven. Tenzin Kunphen, and the staff and volunteers at Tushita Meditation Centre in Dharamsala, India, shared this summary of 2017 accomplishments: Without exaggeration, we can say that our 2017 season running from February ...

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Saka Dawa: Celebrating Lord Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment, and Parinirvana

Saka Dawa is the most important Tibetan Buddhist festival day, celebrating Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana. Buddhists around the world engage in many auspicious and merit-making activities such as sponsoring or engaging in beneficial pujas, practices, and prayers; and ...

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Unveiling and Blessing of Saint Francis of Assisi Statue at The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

On May 12, 2018, as the Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung Gyatsa Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche drew to a close, some of the retreat participants were able to join in the unveiling and blessing of a new statue at the Peace ...

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‘Ground Shifting’ Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche Concludes in Australia

The six-week long Bodhicaryavatara (A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life) and Rinjung Gyatsa Retreat at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Bendigo, Australia, came to a conclusion on Saturday, May 12. Ven. Holly Ansett, executive assistant to ...

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Out Now – the May FPMT e-News!

We invite you to read our May FPMT International Office e-News! This month you will find: An Addition to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule, An Update on the Steps on the Path to Enlightenment Series, An Invitation to Work a Day ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

October 19 – 21 Teaching about thought transformation, Nagarjuna Center, Madrid, Spain October 26 – 28 White Umbrella (Dukkar) initiation, Nagarjuna Center, Madrid, Spain (The teachings at Ganden Tendar Ling in Moscow and the Mani Retreat in Kalmyckia, Russia have ...

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Mantra Resource Page on FPMT.org

FPMT Education Services’ mantra resource page on FPMT.org offers students many commonly used mantras for their personal use. Recently added are the Just by Seeing Mantras—the Phagpa Chulung Rolpai Do Mantra and the Six Syllables of Clairvoyance Mantra, which are ...

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Short Course offered to Members of Mongolia’s Visually Impaired Community

FPMT center Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling and the Mongolian Blind People’s Association have come together to benefit the visually impaired community in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling’s r esident teacher Ven. Thubten Gyalmo and c enter director ...

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Investing in Sangha Health, Hygiene, and Environmental Conditions

Thanks to a very kind benefactor plus funds offered from Lama Zopa Rinpoche personally, over US$73,000 was offered from the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund toward a desperately needed new sewage system at Sera Lachi in southern India. Sera Lachi is ...

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Happiness Comes from Your Own Mind

Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how peace and happiness come from meditation in this teaching recently published in the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive April 2018 E-Letter. Peace and happiness in life come when we free ourselves from the dissatisfied mind of ...

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Available in Print! A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha

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

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