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Support for the Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery Continues

Lama Zopa Rinpoche recently raised US$20,000 for the Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal, for the building of ten rooms for the nuns’ accommodation. The offering was made from a number of extremely kind benefactors in Singapore. Providing quality housing for ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Photos from Around the World

Do you want to see where Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been? Visit the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Photo Gallery! With more than 100 albums and thousands of photos going back to 2001, this extensive collection of photos of Rinpoche’s beneficial activities spans the globe. New ... Read full article

UPDATE: Lama Zopa Rinpoche Live Webcast in English, Spanish and French

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings at the Light of the Path retreat are being streamed live in English, Spanish and French!  Rinpoche is expected to teach one or two times each day during the two-week retreat that began on Sunday, May 4, 2014, in North Carolina, US. ... Read full article

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaches at Kadampa Center

Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in North Carolina and visited Kadampa Center in Raleigh on Saturday, May 3. During the one-day visit, Rinpoche taught on the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation. The following day, Rinpoche traveled to the Light of the ... Read full article

Khadro-la on “Integrating Lam-Rim into Daily Life”

Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma first appeared to the international FPMT community through “Interview with a Dakini.” She’s since become known through the assistance she has been offering Lama Zopa Rinpoche since he manifested a stroke in 2011 and also through serving ... Read full article

Live Webcast: Lama Zopa Rinpoche Teaching at Light of the Path Retreat

Beginning on Sunday, May 4, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings at the Light of the Path retreat will be webcast live for students around the world to watch. The teaching on Sunday is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. EDT (4:30 p.m. ... Read full article

The Benefits of the Namgyälma Mantra [Video]

While visiting the FPMT International Office, Lama Zopa Rinpoche carefully explained the benefits of carrying the powerful Namgyälma mantra and having it on one’s car and home. Rinpoche offered Namgyälma amulets and decals to staff. Rinpoche explained that if you ... Read full article

Book Review: ‘The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism’

The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism By Robert E. Buswell, Jr. and Donald S. Lopez, Jr.; Reviewed by Michael Ium As the academic field of Buddhist Studies becomes more divergent, the criticism has been made that the field has become overly ... Read full article

The Great Prayer Wheel at Land of Medicine Buddha

Please enjoy this short video of Land of Medicine Buddha’s Great Prayer Wheel being turned by many. This incredible prayer wheel contains over 170 billion mantras as well as many sets of texts.  

‘Dharma Protects You From Suffering’

FPMT Spiritual Director Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered a week of teachings at Choe Khor Sum Ling Study Group in Bangalore, India, in March 2014. Ven. Roger Kunsang, Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO of FPMT, Rinpoche shared that Rinpoche gave animated and dynamic teachings on emptiness that were “so clear on the subtle aspects.” Rinpoche also enthusiastically ... Read full article