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Chag Tong Chen Tong Centre Extended Their Hearts to Hobart Mosque

Chag Tong Chen Tong Centre Extended Their Hearts to Hobart Mosque

On March 18, 2019, three days after the Christchurch, New Zealand, shootings at Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre, members of Chag Tong Chen Tong Centre, an FPMT center in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, visited their former home, Hobart Mosque ...

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Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on April 6

Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on April 6

Every year, Ven. Roger Kunsang, assistant to Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the CEO of FPMT, Inc., checks whether any practices need to be done to contribute to Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health and long life. This year, Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khandro ...

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How to Use a Stupa to Bring You to Enlightenment

How to Use a Stupa to Bring You to Enlightenment

Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave this advice to a student who said they had a new stupa in their house. My most dear, most kind, most precious, wish-fulfilling one, As this stupa was filled at Amitabha Buddha Centre (ABC), then it ...

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New Downloadable Images! ‘Wheel of Life’ and ‘Guru Shakyamuni Buddha with the Seventeen Pandits’

New Downloadable Images! ‘Wheel of Life’ and ‘Guru Shakyamuni Buddha with the Seventeen Pandits’

Students can now find two images—Wheel of Life and Guru Shakyamuni Buddha with the Seventeen Pandits —in PDF format. Lama Zopa Rinpoche recommended in early 2019 that it would be good for FPMT centers, projects, and services to have access ...

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Root Institute Pilgrims Visted Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Root Institute Pilgrims Visted Ajanta and Ellora Caves

In December 2018 a group of pilgrims organized by FPMT center Root Institute for Wisdom Culture in Bodhgaya, Gaya District, Bihar, India, traveled together to the Ajanta and Ellora Caves in Aurangabad District, Maharashtra, India, with Geshe Ngawang Rabga, Root ...

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Sagarmatha Secondary School Continues for Fourth Year

Sagarmatha Secondary School Continues for Fourth Year

Since 2015, the Social Services Fund has been offering support to Sagarmatha Secondary School in Chailsa, Nepal. The school stands on what was once a Tibetan refugee camp. It currently serves 170 students, including 79 young lay students who live ...

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The Best Way to Develop Bodhichitta

The Best Way to Develop Bodhichitta

During the 2018 retreat in Australia, Lama Zopa Rinpoche was asked, “What is the best way to develop bodhichitta?” You can read Rinpoche’s response in this excerpt from the teaching and in the following video clip. Many people think there ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Schedule

March 21 – April 19 2020 Bodhicaryavatara and Rinjung Gyatsa Retreat, The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, Bendigo, Australia
Purifying Obstacles to Dharma Practice

Purifying Obstacles to Dharma Practice

Lama Zopa Rinpoche received a question from a student who was experiencing many obstacles to Dharma practice. In addition to doing the practice of the Thirty-Five Buddhas of Confession and Vajrasattva practice, Rinpoche advised doing mandala offerings: … Yes, there ...

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Take a Look! Flower Offering Card

Take a Look! Flower Offering Card

Lama Zopa Rinpoche created the Flower Offering Card as a welcoming and explanatory sign for anyone visiting the gardens of his house in Aptos, California, United States. Rinpoche said that any student is welcome to use the same sign in ...

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Hayagriva Buddhist Centre Benefited from Ven. Tenzin Tsapel’s First Visit

Hayagriva Buddhist Centre Benefited from Ven. Tenzin Tsapel’s First Visit

Hayagriva Buddhist Centre, an FPMT center in Perth, Western Australia, offered a six-week Buddhist Summer School program during the Australian summer, from January 8-February 10, 2019, consisting of teachings, meditations, and workshops led by Australian visiting FPMT registered teachers Ven. ...

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Nyung Nä Temple Sponsored at Gaden Tharpa Choling Monastery, Kalimpong, India

Nyung Nä Temple Sponsored at Gaden Tharpa Choling Monastery, Kalimpong, India

Gaden Tharpa Choling Monastery in Kalimpong, India, was founded by the First Domo Geshe Rinpoche in 1912 while traveling on pilgrimage. Lama Zopa Rinpoche established a connection with the Domo Geshe Rinpoche lineage when he took ordination at Domo Drugkar ...

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