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Attachment to Pleasure Cheats You

Attachment to Pleasure Cheats You

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Rinpoche begins this explaining that each Sangha person has been a hero for as long as ...

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Drawing Boudhanath Stupa to Purify Karma and Generate Merit

Drawing Boudhanath Stupa to Purify Karma and Generate Merit

The FPMT center in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, organized a meritorious online art contest in May-June 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. Center director Ianzhina Bartanova shares the story. Advertised through the Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling Facebook ...

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Recitations and Strong Prayers Every Month to Protect the Environment and Living Beings

Recitations and Strong Prayers Every Month to Protect the Environment and Living Beings

In 2018 we announced a new fund, the Protecting the Environment and Living Beings Project. This project began as a way to fulfill Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice for specific pujas and practices to be recited regularly in order to pacify ...

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Remember Bodhichitta When You Are Dying and the Sangha Are the Real Heroes

Remember Bodhichitta When You Are Dying and the Sangha Are the Real Heroes

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this teaching reminding us that even if we do get the virus, ...

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Chokhor Duchen: July 24

Chokhor Duchen: July 24

Chokhor Duchen, one of the four annual holy days of Guru Shakyamuni Buddha, takes place this year on July 24. On these holy days, the power of any meritorious action is multiplied by 100 million, as taught in the vinaya ...

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Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom Offers Support for People of All Ages

Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom Offers Support for People of All Ages

Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom (FDCW), an international FPMT project, is offering a new online course and a free 16 Guidelines for Life–inspired publication parents and others can use with children. FDCW’s programs are based on Universal Education for ...

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The Benefits of Taking the Ordination of Renunciation and Protecting Morality

The Benefits of Taking the Ordination of Renunciation and Protecting Morality

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this teaching reminding us that while we are in samsara we can ...

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Special Powerful Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery

Special Powerful Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery

On July 4, under the direction and guidance of Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drolma (Khadro-la), a special White Tara long life puja was offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi and about one ...

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This Perfect Human Body Is So Precious Because You Can Use It to Keep Even One Vow

This Perfect Human Body Is So Precious Because You Can Use It to Keep Even One Vow

Lama Zopa Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of the most recent teaching: Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this teaching explaining that thought transformation (lojong) is utilizing unfavorable or undesirable ...

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Happy Birthday Wishes for His Holiness the Dalai Lama!

Happy Birthday Wishes for His Holiness the Dalai Lama!

On July 6, His Holiness the Dalai Lama‘s 85th birthday is being celebrated around the world by Tibetans and an international community of students of Tibetan Buddhism. FPMT International Offices joins in the rejoicing and offers prayers for His Holiness’s ...

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New Book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How to Face Death without Fear

New Book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: How to Face Death without Fear

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s newest book, How to Face Death without Fear: A Handbook by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, was recently released by Wisdom Publications. The 400-plus page paperback book has been compiled from years of Rinpoche’s teachings and carefully edited by ...

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Prayers and Practices for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th Birthday

Prayers and Practices for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th Birthday

On July 6 the world celebrates His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 85th birthday. Enjoy these many resources to praise, learn from, and rejoice in His Holiness! Great Festival Celebrating His Holiness Lama Zopa Rinpoche has given extensive advice on prayers ...

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