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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

May 10 – approximately June 7 2019 Vajra Yogini Retreat, including Heruka and Vajrayogini initiations, Institut Vajrayogini, France
Sharing the Golden Light Sutra in Sri Lanka

Sharing the Golden Light Sutra in Sri Lanka

Ven. Tenzin Lekdron, Tara Lanka Study Group coordinator, rents a flat in Kandy, Sri Lanka, and regularly travels to Colombo to help the community. She shares an update from Sri Lanka. Three years ago, I landed back in my home ...

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Coming to a Kopan Course Is the Most Important Education of Your Life

Coming to a Kopan Course Is the Most Important Education of Your Life

Every year the month-long lamrim meditation course at Kopan Monastery in Nepal draws more than two hundred students from around the world. And every year the November Course, as it’s called, fills up quickly. Many students starting planning to attend ...

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The Inner Job Description App Is Now Available in Six Languages

The Inner Job Description App Is Now Available in Six Languages

The Inner Job Description App, a free app created by FPMT Inc., is now available in the Amazon, Apple, and Google Play stores in Chinese (更新了截图), English, French (Description du travail intérieur), Italian (Descrizione del Lavoro interiore), Russian (Оценка внутренней ...

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How to Purify a Dog’s Karma

How to Purify a Dog’s Karma

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave the following advice to a student who had asked Rinpoche how to purify his dog’s negative karma. Regarding purification for yourself and your dog, take strong refuge in the Buddha and think that the Buddha sends ...

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‘Making Offerings,’ A Living in the Path Module

‘Making Offerings,’ A Living in the Path Module

In the complimentary Living in the Path module “Making Offerings,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives inspiring explanations on how to take the essence of our precious human life by making offerings to the guru and the Three Rare Sublime Ones—the Buddha, ...

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Blossoming Friendship Between Himalayan Buddhists and Buddha House

Blossoming Friendship Between Himalayan Buddhists and Buddha House

Lyndy Abram, center director of Buddha House, an FPMT center located in a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia, shares about the center’s friendship with the Himalayan Buddhist community of South Australia. Last September we received a request from the Association ...

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Your Death Can Happen at Any Time

Your Death Can Happen at Any Time

During a teaching at Chenrezig Institute in June 2018, Lama Zopa Rinpoche discussed how we don’t know when our time of death will arrive. So death can happen any time. You never know. At Kopan when we were together—Lama Yeshe ...

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A Visit to MAITRI Charitable Trust in Bihar, India

A Visit to MAITRI Charitable Trust in Bihar, India

Phil Hunt, coordinator of FPMT probationary project Enlightenment for the Dear Animals, writes about his visit in early 2018 to FPMT project MAITRI Charitable Trust in Bodhgaya, India. These organizations are examples of one of FPMT’s Five Pillars of Service, ...

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The Proper Motivation for Dharma Centers

The Proper Motivation for Dharma Centers

Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered this advice during a teaching at Chenrezig Institute in June 2018. There are so many wars. Hundreds of thousands get killed again and again. So many people get killed by bombs. Then so many people escape, ...

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New Abbreviated Vajrayogini Self-Initiation and Tsog Practices!

New Abbreviated Vajrayogini Self-Initiation and Tsog Practices!

Students can now find two new Vajrayogini texts—Quick Path to Khechara: An Abbreviated Daily Self-Initiation of Vajrayogini Naro Khechari and A Pleasing Uncontaminated Feast: An Abbreviated Tsog Offering of the Venerable Vajrayogini, the Powerful Lady Naro Khechari—through the Foundation Store. ...

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Visiting Friends in a Russian Nursing Home

Visiting Friends in a Russian Nursing Home

Social or Community Service is one of FPMT’s Five Pillars of Service. Five years ago a group of volunteers from FPMT center Ganden Tendar Ling Center in Moscow, Russia, asked what they could do for Old and Happy, a nonprofit ...

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