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We Invite You To Read Our June FPMT International Office e-News

We Invite You To Read Our June FPMT International Office e-News

The FPMT International Office e-News for June is out now! This month we bring you: Updates about Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule, FPMT Ethical Policy in More Languages, New from Mandala Publications, Registration Date for Kopan Monastery’s One Month Lamrim Retreat, ...

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Take a Look! Printed Colorful Namgyalma Mantra Card

Take a Look! Printed Colorful Namgyalma Mantra Card

The Namgyalma mantra on this full-color card printed on pearlized paper is extremely powerful and is the main mantra to purify and liberate beings from the lower realms, purify negative karma, and help those who are dying or have died. ...

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Interfaith Retreat at Maitreya Instituut Focuses on Compassion

Interfaith Retreat at Maitreya Instituut Focuses on Compassion

Maitreya Instituut in the Netherlands hosted an interfaith dialogue that transcended the usual exchange of words. Buddhist and Sufi students came together to learn about each other’s traditions and to practice during a four-day retreat focused on compassion. Interfaith activities ...

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Continued Investment in the Geluk International Foundation

Continued Investment in the Geluk International Foundation

For the second year in a row, the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund has invested in the Geluk International Foundation which was established to preserve and promote Buddhist heritage in general and the Gelug tradition in particular. This year, approximately US$18,000 ...

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Living with Bodhichitta Is the Happiest Life

Living with Bodhichitta Is the Happiest Life

Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught on how everything we receive, even the motivation of bodhichitta, comes through the kindness of other sentient beings during teachings given at Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore in September 2018. Lama Zopa Rinpoche explained why and ...

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The Final Week of the Vajrayogini Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche: ‘Amazing, Amazing, Amazing, Amazing’

The Final Week of the Vajrayogini Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche: ‘Amazing, Amazing, Amazing, Amazing’

The five-week Vajrayogini retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, hosted by Institut Vajra Vogini in the south of France, draws to a close on Saturday, June 15. FPMT students from around the world are attending the retreat. (Read a report from ...

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Take a Look! Charity to Ants

Take a Look! Charity to Ants

How to Make Charity to Ants was compiled by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and is inspired by a text written by Ngulchu Dharmabhadra, a well-known yogi and lineage lama. Using food, visualization, blessed substances, and mantras, students can free ants from ...

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Centre de Méditation Naropa Benefitted from Ven. Chantal Tenzin Dekyi’s Visit to Tahiti

Centre de Méditation Naropa Benefitted from Ven. Chantal Tenzin Dekyi’s Visit to Tahiti

Students from Centre de Méditation Naropa (Naropa Meditation Center), the FPMT center in Papeete on the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, hosted French nun and FPMT registered teacher Ven. Chantal Tenzin Dekyi (Chantal Carrerot) from March 13-27, 2019. Annie Green, ...

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Supporting Elderly Tibetans through the Social Services Fund

Supporting Elderly Tibetans through the Social Services Fund

In recent years, due to the kindness of benefactors, the FPMT Social Services Fund has been able to offer support to elderly homes in India caring for Tibetans of advanced age who have no access to other means of support. ...

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Beautiful Posters to Support Dharma Practice

Beautiful Posters to Support Dharma Practice

The FPMT Foundation Store offers several beautiful full-color posters of meditation and practice deities. The following large-format, printed posters are currently available for order: Shakyamuni Buddha , Four-Armed Chenrezig, Thousand-Armed Chenrezig, Nyung Nä Merit Field, White Tara, Thirty-Five Confession Buddhas, ...

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Shantideva Center Benefits from Ven. Amy Miller’s Guidance

Shantideva Center Benefits from Ven. Amy Miller’s Guidance

Shantideva Center, an FPMT center in Brooklyn, New York, US, celebrated Losar with FPMT registered teacher Ven. Amy Miller. Board member Jennifer Kim shares the story of the center’s ongoing connection with Ven. Amy Miller. The students at Shantideva Center ...

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Namche Stupa and Mani Park Completed in Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Namche Stupa and Mani Park Completed in Namche Bazaar, Nepal

In 2016, the Holy Objects Fund offered a substantial grant to the Namche Stupa and Mani Park, a project in Namche Bazaar, Nepal, located in the Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone (SNPBZ). The grant was used for five prayer ...

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