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Here is Your FPMT International Office e-News for November

Welcome to the November FPMT International Office e-News! This month we bring you news about: The New Inner Job Description App , Updates from Two FPMT Charitable Projects , Who Friends of FPMT Help, How to Give a Gift That ...

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The Heart Sutra Resource Page

FPMT Education Services makes a variety of Heart Sutra materials available on the Heart Sutra resource page on FPMT.org. In addition to the sutra in English and Spanish, you will find a recording of Maitripa College president Yangsi Rinpoche and ...

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Trey Ligon’s Tale of Discovering the Dharma

Events that lead to the founding of FPMT centers, projects, and services can be as varied and inspirational as the benefit that they provide. The Dharmakaya Center in Reno, Nevada, United States, has an origin story that the founder, Trey ...

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Offering Toward the 2017 Gelug Examination at Drepung Monastery and Stipend for Teachers

Each year the foremost scholars from the main Gelug monasteries come together for the annual Gelug examination and the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund offers a grant to cover the basic expenses including food for participants. In September of this year ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Horse Sanctuary in Tuscany

Lama Zopa Rinpoche went to a horse sanctuary one day during his stay at Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa in Pomaia, a village in the Tuscan region of Italy. The sanctuary, called Aquila Nera, rescues race horse from being put to ...

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100 Million Mani Mantra Retreat Concludes in Italy

The 100 Million Mani Mantra retreat in Italy with Lama Zopa Rinpoche concluded with a long life puja offered to Rinpoche. Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa (ILTK) organized the month-long retreat, where about 200 people participated in the entire retreat with ...

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Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Participate in Lhabab Duchen Activities

Lhabab Duchen, one of the four great holy days of the Buddhist calendar when merit is multiplied by 100 million times, takes place this year on Friday, November 10. Don’t miss the opportunity to rejoice in an incredible array of ...

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Reflections of the FPMT North America Regional Meeting

In August 2017, Drolkar McCallum, regional coordinator for FPMT North America and member services coordinator for the International Mahayana Institute —FPMT’s international community of nuns and monks—visited Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States, for the Light of the Path (LOP) ...

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New Recreation and Community Room Completed at Jampaling Elder’s Home, Dharamsala, India

Jampaling Elder’s Home, situated in Dharamsala, is about 15 minutes walking distance from the main temple of His Holiness the Dalai Lama with many prayer wheels lining the way. This home was built to accommodate elders who are sixty and ...

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The Buddha Has So Much Compassion for You

A student who had tried to commit suicide several times and was very depressed wrote to Lama Zopa Rinpoche about being mistreated as a child and that her only friends are animals. Rinpoche responded to her with a long letter ...

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Find 108 Ebooks in the Foundation Store

The Foundation Store, FPMT International Office’s online shop, now carries 108 ebooks to support the Dharma practice of students around the world. Diana Ospina, Foundation Store manager, described how ebooks became a big part of the shop’s offerings: “We only ...

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Chenrezig Mantras: Benefits and Resources Available

From October 4 to November 5, hundreds of participants will collectively recite OM MANI PADME HŪM, the mantra of Chenrezig. This retreat is organized by Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa (ILTK) in Pomaia, Italy, and helps to fulfill one of Lama ...

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