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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Arrives at Kopan, Watch Teachings Live

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Arrives at Kopan, Watch Teachings Live

Lama Zopa Rinpoche was greeted by hundreds of nuns, monks, and lay students at Khachoe Ghakyil Nunnery and Kopan Monastery upon his return to Nepal. Rinpoche first went to the nunnery, where hundreds of nuns were waiting to greet him. ...

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Learn How to Chant Lama Chöpa

Learn How to Chant Lama Chöpa

Students can find audio and video recordings of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Ven. Thubten Dechen chanting Lama Chöpa, an essential FPMT practice, on FPMT.org. During a 2014 retreat in Australia, Rinpoche taught fast-paced, medium-paced, and slow-paced tunes for Lama Chöpa, ...

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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Kopan November Course 2018 Venue: Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal Date: 6 to 16 December 2018 From December 6 to 16 Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught extensively during the 51st one month November course at Kopan Monastery. The Long Life ...

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Kadampa Center Joins the Mormon Community in Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Kadampa Center Joins the Mormon Community in Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Interfaith activities are one of FPMT’s Five Pillars of Service. Following September’s Hurricane Florence, FPMT center Kadampa Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, US, joined in on relief efforts. The center ran a three-week people and pet food drive, collecting 921 ...

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Providing Support to the Poor in Mongolia Through Lamp of the Path NGO

Providing Support to the Poor in Mongolia Through Lamp of the Path NGO

Lamp of the Path NGO (LOP), part of Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, has offered social services to some of the poor and homeless living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia since 2003. Its main program is a soup kitchen which offers food ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Message to Jamyang Buddhist Centre for Its 40th Anniversary

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Message to Jamyang Buddhist Centre for Its 40th Anniversary

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent a special video message to Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London, describing the importance and benefit of having a Dharma center. Rinpoche’s message was in honor of Jamyang’s fortieth anniversary, which was marked with two days of ...

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The True Meaning of the Guru

The True Meaning of the Guru

On last year’s Lama Tsongkhapa Day, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave a teaching on the true meaning of the guru at Kopan Monastery, while seated in front of the large statue of Lama Tsongkhapa in Kopan’s main gompa. Here is an ...

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Lama Tsongkhapa Day (Ganden Ngamchoe) Is on December 2

Lama Tsongkhapa Day (Ganden Ngamchoe) Is on December 2

Ganden Ngamchoe, literally “Ganden Offering of the Twenty-Fifth Day,” or Lama Tsongkhapa Day, is a celebration of the anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s parinirvana. It is celebrated on the 25th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan calendar. This year, ...

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Maitreya Instituut’s Resident Teacher, Geshe Sonam Gyaltsen, Recounts His Life Story

Maitreya Instituut’s Resident Teacher, Geshe Sonam Gyaltsen, Recounts His Life Story

Born in Lhasa, Tibet, on June 4, 1941, Geshe Sonam Gyaltsen—also known as Geshe Dhonden—is one of forty-six resident geshes serving FPMT around the world. Geshe-la has written a 695-page book about his life, in collaboration with Maitreya Instituut student ...

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Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on December 17, Kopan Monastery

Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on December 17, Kopan Monastery

Every year, the Long Life Puja Fund supports a long life puja offered on behalf of FPMT centers, projects, services, and students to our most kind and immeasurably precious spiritual director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The next puja will be offered ...

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Aryatara Institut Hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Munich, Germany

Aryatara Institut Hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Munich, Germany

Aryatara Institut, a FPMT center in Munich, Germany, hosted Lama Zopa Rinpoche from November 3-12, 2018. Sabine Kehl, a long-term member of the center who manages Aryatara Institut’s Facebook page and translates for the center shares the story. After months ...

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A Young Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Domo Monastery Near Sikkim, India

A Young Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Domo Monastery Near Sikkim, India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent this story to a student, mentioning in his letter that Domo Geshe Rinpoche built Domo Drugkar Gompa in Tibet, where Rinpoche tells the student he became a monk: This great yogi Domo Geshe Rinpoche and some ...

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