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We Invite You To Read Our April e-News!

We Invite You To Read Our April e-News!

We hope you enjoy the April FPMT International Office e-News. This month we bring you: Highlights of Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, How FPMT Invests in Education in Nepal, An Offer from the Foundation Store, …and more! Have the e-News ...

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Ensuring a Fortunate Rebirth: the Liberation Box

Ensuring a Fortunate Rebirth: the Liberation Box

Of the thousands of items offered by the FPMT Foundation Store, the Liberation Box: Tools for a Fortunate Rebirth is one of the most unique and special. It is a collection of materials to assist students at the time of ...

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Geshe Tenzin Zopa Recognized with Global Peace Leadership and Excellence Award

Geshe Tenzin Zopa Recognized with Global Peace Leadership and Excellence Award

Geshe Tenzin Zopa, an FPMT touring teacher, was awarded the Global Peace Leadership and Excellence Award by World CSR (corporate social responsibility) Day organizers on the occasion of World CSR Congress’s eighth annual celebration of World CSR Day on February ...

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100 Million Mani Retreats– Part of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Vision

100 Million Mani Retreats– Part of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Vision

One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to sponsor 100 million mani retreats (100,000 recitations of 100 million OM MANI PADME HUM) around the world. Rinpoche explained, “[I would like] for the organization to establish ...

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Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offered at Kopan

Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offered at Kopan

Every year, Ven. Roger Kunsang checks whether any practices need to be done to contribute to FPMT Spiritual Director Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health and long life. This year, Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khandro Namsel Dronme) advised that a Sixteen Arhat Long ...

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Advice for Merit Multiplying Days

Advice for Merit Multiplying Days

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave advice regarding merit multiplying days such as the Fifteen Days of Miracles, Saka Dawa, Chokhor Duchen, and Lhabab Duchen. The next merit multiplying day is Saka Dawa on June 17, 2019. On the day of Guru ...

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Practices for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Long Life and Good Health

Practices for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Long Life and Good Health

Earlier this week His Holiness the Dalai Lama was admitted to hospital in New Delhi, India, suffering from what seems to be a chest infection. Tenzin Osel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT co-founder Lama Yeshe, sent a message to ...

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Land of Medicine Buddha and Road Scholar Partner to Offer Retreats

Land of Medicine Buddha and Road Scholar Partner to Offer Retreats

Land of Medicine Buddha (LMB), an FPMT center in Soquel, California, US, partners with the nonprofit Road Scholar program to offer retreats at LMB. Founded as Elderhostel in the summer of 1975, Road Scholar began as a learning program conceived ...

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Fourth Guru Bumtsog at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, Nepal

Fourth Guru Bumtsog at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, Nepal

For the forth year a very large thangka of Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) was displayed and an auspicious 100,000 tsog offering event (Guru bumtsog) took place at Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, Nepal, also known as Kopan Nunnery. The thangka, which is 75 ...

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There Is No Liberation without the Guru, Even with All the Qualities Completed

There Is No Liberation without the Guru, Even with All the Qualities Completed

During the 2018 retreat at the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Australia, Lama Zopa Rinpoche taught extensively on guru devotion. In the following, Rinpoche shares examples of quotes on guru devotion and concludes the half-hour video clip with a ...

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The Benefits of Serving the Guru

The Benefits of Serving the Guru

The FPMT Annual Review 2018 featured a letter from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, advising on the benefits of serving the guru. Here’s an excerpt from Rinpoche’s letter: My most dear, most kind, most precious, wish-fulfilling ones, From the bottom of my ...

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Mantras for Protection from the FPMT Foundation Store

Mantras for Protection from the FPMT Foundation Store

The Namgyalma mantra is extremely powerful and is the main mantra to purify and liberate beings from the lower realms, purify negative karma, and help those who are dying or have died either by chanting it in their ear or ...

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