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Rinpoche Offers Teaching to Children

Lama Zopa Rinpoche addressed all of the children from Maitreya School and Tara Children’s Home, both projects of Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India. Rinpoche talked with the children for two to three hours with Ven. Samten interpreting for Rinpoche into ... Read full article

Advice from Rinpoche on Malayasia Airlines Flight 370

Our hearts and prayers go out to all the people on Malaysia Airlines flight 370 as well as all their families. FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche recently gave advice on what we can do for the 239 people who ... Read full article

Langri Tangpa Centre Offers Virtual Piligrimage

Miffi Maxmillion, spiritual program coordinator of Langri Tanga Centre in Brisbane, Australia, shares an innovative way to bring the practice of pilgrimage to students unable to travel: Lama Zopa Rinpoche has often talked about the benefits of pilgrimage, but not all of ... Read full article

Establishing a Daily Practice

Mandala Publications has just released the April-June 2014 print and online issue of the magazine. Both versions offer a resource guide from FPMT Education Services including several resources available to help one set up, or enrich, a daily Buddhist practice. ... Read full article

The Happiest Losar

By Ven. Sarah Thresher Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been staying at Root Institute in Bodhgaya, India. Rinpoche has been engaged in many practices during the Days of Miracles, which comprise the two weeks after Losar. Ven. Sarah Thresher has been participating in ... Read full article

US$50,000 Pledged to Stupa Being Built at Land of Medicine Buddha

Land of Medicine Buddha, located in Soquel, California, USA has undertaken yet another ambitious holy object project! They are building a 39-ft stupa replicating the holy Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, India, the site  where the Buddha attained enlightenment.  Recently Land ... Read full article

Sentient Beings’ Happiness Comes from Dharma

“Happiness doesn’t mean just the pleasure of eating food, having comfort and a house, and just temporary pleasures. House, eating – not eating the house! The comfort of having money and all that – not just that. I think even ... Read full article

Choe Khor Sum Ling Enjoys Jangchup Lamrim Teachings

Dee Shekhar, member of Choe Khor Sum Ling in Bangalore, India, shares news from the December 2013 Jangchup Lamrim teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Sera Je Monastery in South India: The month of December proved to be doubly important ... Read full article

Ven. Drachom’s Pledge to Liberate 10 Million Beings

Earlier this year, Ven. Drachom (Fred Cheong), vice president of Amitabha Buddhist Centre’s (ABC) executive committee, pledged to liberate 10 million beings for the long life of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and a team of ABC volunteers are involved in making all ... Read full article

Rinpoche on Maitreya Project Land in Bodhgaya

While Rinpoche has been staying in Bodhgaya, he visited Maitreya Project land and offered prayers with members of the Maitreya team. Rinpoche has written a letter explaining that there are now two Maitreya Projects. For more, see this announcement. Learn ... Read full article