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Lama Yeshe’s Wisdom: The Experiential Nature of Lord Buddha’s Teachings

Lama Yeshe’s Wisdom: The Experiential Nature of Lord Buddha’s Teachings

Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935–1984), who founded the FPMT organization with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, was able to translate Tibetan Buddhist teachings into clear ideas that resonated with the Western students he met and taught in the 1970s and ’80s. These teachings ... Read more »
The Four Verses Altar Card Available

The Four Verses Altar Card Available

The Four Verses pays homage to the buddhas in their corporeal and non-corporeal manifestations, and to the places where the historical Shakyamuni Buddha had displayed his twelve deeds or visited. Seeing the immense benefit of reading and making offerings to ... Read more »
Construction of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory Has Begun!

Construction of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Stupa of Complete Victory Has Begun!

We are so excited to share the news that the Stupa of Complete Victory being built at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s swift return is well underway. In October 2023 special pujas for the groundbreaking and blessing of ... Read more »
Important FPMT Geshe Conference Underway at Kopan Monastery

Important FPMT Geshe Conference Underway at Kopan Monastery

With great rejoicing we share that a truly auspicious meeting is occurring (January 9-14) at Kopan Monastery which has incredible significance for the FPMT organization. More than thirty FPMT geshes and geshemas from around the world, joined by five FPMT ... Read more »
Rejoicing in the Life of Lee Chung Han: A Legacy of Compassion and Generosity

Rejoicing in the Life of Lee Chung Han: A Legacy of Compassion and Generosity

Lee Chung Han passed away at age 43 on October 22, 2023 in Malaysia from leukemia. Below we share an obituary for Lee Chung Han and also a special interview with Gomo Tulku Rinpoche detailing the close friendship and mutual ... Read more »
Mantras Available for Your Study and Practice

Mantras Available for Your Study and Practice

The FPMT.org website offers so many resources, including prayers and practices, for students wishing to begin or enrich their Dharma practice. Our Mantras Page offers a complete list of mantras available to you, as well as some information on how ... Read more »
Swift Return Prayers for Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya on New Year’s Eve

Swift Return Prayers for Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Bodhgaya on New Year’s Eve

An powerful prayer session was held in Bodhgaya, India, under the Bodhi tree on December 31, 2023 for the swift return of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Incredibly, 2,500 ordained Sangha participated including Ganden Tri Rinpoche, His Eminence Ling Rinpoche, His ... Read more »
New Book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Perseverance, The Determination of the Bodhisattva

New Book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Perseverance, The Determination of the Bodhisattva

We are so pleased to share that Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s newest volume from Wisdom Publications, Perseverance: The Determination of the Bodhisattva is now available! From Wisdom Publications about this new release: In this highly anticipated volume, the beloved teacher Lama ... Read more »
Reminiscences of the late Venerable Thubten Gelek (Max Redlich)

Reminiscences of the late Venerable Thubten Gelek (Max Redlich)

Venerable Thubten Gelek (Max Redlich) passed away on November 26, 2023 in New Delhi, India. Venerable Gelek, born July 13, 1944, was an IMI sangha member who offered many decades of service to the Dharma, starting in the early years ... Read more »
Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Purification Practice

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Purification Practice

With the new year approaching, many of us are reflecting on the past year— rejoicing in the blessings we received, and also assessing mistakes we have made in relation to ourselves and others. Fortunately, we have methods at our disposal ... Read more »
Precious Opportunities to Visit Lawudo and Holy Places of Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2024

Precious Opportunities to Visit Lawudo and Holy Places of Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2024

We are happy to share details of two auspicious group events happening in relation to Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lawudo in early 2024. The Lawudo Retreat Centre, situated high in the Himalayan mountains of eastern Nepal, holds particular significance for ... Read more »
Large Padmasambhava Thangka and 100,000 Tsog Offerings at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, Nepal

Large Padmasambhava Thangka and 100,000 Tsog Offerings at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, Nepal

For the eighth year in a row, a very large thangka of Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche) was displayed and an auspicious 100,000 tsog offering event (Guru Bumtsog) took place at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling (Kopan Nunnery) on December 16, 2023, in the ... Read more »