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Our Heart Jewel, Our Wish-granting Gem

Our Heart Jewel, Our Wish-granting Gem

Six weeks after Lama Yeshe’s passing in 1984, Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered a personal tribute to his guru, Lama Yeshe. Here’s an excerpt from “Our Heart Jewel, Our Wish-granting Gem,” first published in Wisdom, #2 1984: For those of us ...

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Take a Look! Verses to Inspire Offerings Card

Take a Look! Verses to Inspire Offerings Card

Composed and arranged by Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Verses to Inspire Offerings is a frameable one-page offering prayer card that Lama Zopa Rinpoche suggests can be displayed in one’s gompa or home. It reads in English and Tibetan: ...

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Rolling Mantras at Maitreya Instituut Amsterdam

Rolling Mantras at Maitreya Instituut Amsterdam

Each month Maitreya Instituut, an FPMT center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, organizes a mantra rolling activity facilitated by Ven. Jan Bijman (Konchog Phuntsok). Students learn about and roll mantras that they can then use to fill their own statues and ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

February 9 – 12 White Umbrella (Dukkar) initiation, Kopan Monastery, Nepal February 13 Cittamani Tara initiation, Kopan Monastery, Nepal
Remembering Lama Yeshe on Losar

Remembering Lama Yeshe on Losar

The Tibetan New Year, Losar, falls on February 5 this year. For FPMT students, this day has additional significance as it commemorates the anniversary of the parinirvana of Lama Yeshe, who co-founded FPMT with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Lama Yeshe’s heart ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India

Root Institute director Ven. Paldron shares news of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s recent visit to Bodhgaya, India: FPMT Spiritual Director Lama Zopa Rinpoche arrived in Bodhgaya, India, just before His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings started on December 22, 2018. Our ...

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Take a Look! Liberation Card for a Dying Person

Take a Look! Liberation Card for a Dying Person

The Liberation Card for a Dying Person includes images and mantras that by merely seeing them help a dying person to purify negative karma and be led to enlightenment. The front of the card features ten mantras and ten images ...

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De-Tong Ling Retreat Centre’s Annual Lamrim Retreat on Kangaroo Island

De-Tong Ling Retreat Centre’s Annual Lamrim Retreat on Kangaroo Island

Each year De-Tong Ling Retreat Centre, an FPMT center on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, offers an annual ten-day lamrim meditation retreat. Anthony Reid, one of the center’s board members, shares about the 2018 retreat. Meditative retreat is a cornerstone of ...

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The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund– THANK YOU

The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund– THANK YOU

The latest issue of Mandala magazine features an extensive article, “Sustaining the Pure Unbroken Lineage of Buddha’s Teachings in This World: The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund,” which is an in-depth look at the accomplishments and historical context ...

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January e-News Out Now!

January e-News Out Now!

We hope you enjoy our January FPMT International Office e-News! This month we bring you news about: Updates to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teaching Schedule , Time to Empty Your Merit Box! , 2019 LPP Calendar Available to Order , …and ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

November/December Teaching during the One Month Lamrim Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

October 4 – 6 Great Chenrezig initiation, Elista, Kalmykia, Russia October 7 – 20 100,000 Million Mani Retreat October 26 – 28 How to Develop Bodhicitta in the Modern World (a commentary on Khunu Lama Rinpoche’s The Jewel Lamp: A ...

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