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High Lamas in Kathmandu Perform Coordinated Incense Puja to Mitigate COVID-19

High Lamas in Kathmandu Perform Coordinated Incense Puja to Mitigate COVID-19

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, and senior Kopan Monastery monks performed a Padmasambhava incense puja to benefit beings affected by COVID-19 and to help mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus. Lama Zopa Rinpoche consulted with Rangjung Neljorma ...

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Free Online Study Opportunities

Dharma practitioners around the world have been advised to isolate themselves from others as much as possible to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. This can be a challenge to those wishing to study without access to their local centers. ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Advice to a Person Who Is Dying

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Advice to a Person Who Is Dying

A new video from Lama Zopa Rinpoche focuses on advice for students supporting someone who is dying. Rinpoche recorded this video in March 2020 at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. In the video, Lama Zopa Rinpoche recites various mantras and teaches ...

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Transcript for Coronavirus Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Transcript for Coronavirus Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

We recently shared a new video from Lama Zopa Rinpoche in which Rinpoche shares his advice for practices concerning protection and healing from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as well as oral transmissions of the Vajra Armor mantra and four other recommended ...

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We Invite you To Read Our March e-News

We Invite you To Read Our March e-News

Welcome to the March FPMT International Office e-News! This month we bring you news about: New Page with Resources for the Coronavirus Pandemic, Prayers and Practices for the Benefit of All, New Issue of Mandala magazine!, LRZTP 8 Concludes, LRZTP ...

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New Video Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Coronavirus

New Video Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Coronavirus

There is a new video from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on his advice for practices for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Rinpoche recorded this video in March 2020 at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. The new video from Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins with a ...

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New Resource Page for the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

New Resource Page for the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

In these challenging and anxious times, FPMT International Office offers our prayers and best wishes to all who are navigating uncertainty and change during the coronavirus pandemic. We have created a page of resources and advice related to this crisis ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offers Padmasambhava Incense Puja at Kopan Monastery

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Offers Padmasambhava Incense Puja at Kopan Monastery

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, and ordained Sangha offered a Padmasambhava incense puja at Kopan Monastery in Nepal in response to the global coronavirus pandemic. Watch a Short Video of the Incense Puja at Kopan Monastery: https://youtu.be/5-hPIH5xAlI https://youtu.be/5-hPIH5xAlI ...

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Prayers and Practices for the Benefit of All

Prayers and Practices for the Benefit of All

Recently Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised on particular pujas for those suffering due to the coronavirus. According to Rinpoche’s advice: a wrathful fire puja was offered by Jhado Rinpoche in South India at Sera Je Monastery, Hayagriva tsog kong was offered ...

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Six-Session Guru Yoga Root Verses and Commentaries

Six-Session Guru Yoga Root Verses and Commentaries

Students can now find two newly translated texts relevant to the practice of six-session guru yoga, often given in the Gelug tradition as a daily practice commitment to all those who have received a highest yoga tantric initiation, in ebook ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

Australia The Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung Gyatsa Retreat at the The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, Bendigo; and the teaching program at Chenrezig Institute, Tara Institute, and Kunsang Yeshe Retreat Center, are all tentatively rescheduled to begin in March 2021.
We Cannot Trust the Appearance of Things

We Cannot Trust the Appearance of Things

The Six Perfections: The Practice of the Bodhisattvas is a new book from Lama Zopa Rinpoche. In it, Rinpoche walks us through the six perfections, a key Mahayana Buddhist training. Here’s an excerpt from Rinpoche’s teaching on the perfection of ...

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