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How to Help People Who Are Sick and Dying

How to Help People Who Are Sick and Dying

Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised a student who wanted to help the sick and dying. You don’t have to go [to the hospital] to help them; instead, wherever you stay, you can do the Eight Prayers to Benefit the Dead. Recite ...

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Rinpoche Available Now

Rinpoche Available Now

Teachings from Madrid 2019 Venue: Nagarjuna center, Madrid Date: 26 to 29 April 2019 From April 26 to April 29 Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave teachings preliminary to the White Umbrella deity initiation.
Take a Look! White Umbrella Deity (Sitatapatra) Resources

Take a Look! White Umbrella Deity (Sitatapatra) Resources

FPMT.org makes available a variety of White Umbrella Deity (Sitatapatra) resource to interested students, including a pre-printed devotional card and White Umbrella Deity practices in PDF format. Students can also find a White Umbrella Deity text than can be worn ...

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Buddhism for Young Adults Group in Mexico City, Mexico

Buddhism for Young Adults Group in Mexico City, Mexico

Thubten Kunkyab Study Group, an FPMT study group in Mexico City, Mexico, has organized a Buddhism for Young Adults group that began meeting in January 2019. Buddhism for Young Adults group coordinators Nancy Torres Lopez and Ricardo Mesta Esparza, young ...

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Practices Completed for the Long Life of Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme

Practices Completed for the Long Life of Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme

Recently Lama Zopa Rinpoche arranged for several practices, sponsored by the Puja Fund, for the long life of Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme (Khadro-la). 57,232 animals were liberated by the Sangha at Kachoe Dechen Ling in California, and Buddha Amitabha ...

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Benefits of Working at a Dharma Center

Benefits of Working at a Dharma Center

Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent this letter to all the staff at an FPMT center, thanking them for working at the center. My most dear, most kind, most precious, wish-fulfilling one, My thanks, first of all, that you have taken a ...

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Treat Others Peacefully, Be a Good Example for the World

Treat Others Peacefully, Be a Good Example for the World

A student wrote to Lama Zopa Rinpoche about how she and her brothers and sisters responded to the murder of their father and grandmother. Lama Zopa Rinpoche wrote back to the student and then requested that his letter and an ...

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Take a Look! Buddhism in a Nutshell: Essentials for Practice and Study

Take a Look! Buddhism in a Nutshell: Essentials for Practice and Study

The book Buddhism in a Nutshell: Essentials for Practice and Study combines short teachings of the precious gurus Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche with short teachings by the much-loved American nun, Ven. Amy Miller. It comes with an ...

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Journey to Lawudo with Ven. Amy Miller

Journey to Lawudo with Ven. Amy Miller

Venerable Amy Miller, an FPMT registered teacher, has been informally leading people to Lawudo in Nepal’s Solu Khumbu District since 1990. She shares about the October 5-22, 2018, trip she led for twenty-three people from around the world. This is ...

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Extensive Offerings Offered Daily in Mongolia by Dedicated Senior Volunteers

Extensive Offerings Offered Daily in Mongolia by Dedicated Senior Volunteers

Since 2000, a group of very dedicated volunteers have been offering over a thousand water bowls plus extensive offerings of flowers, incense, candles, and food daily at Ganden Do Ngag Shedrub Ling Center, Mongolia. In August, Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered ...

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Clean Your Mind to Prepare for Retreat

Clean Your Mind to Prepare for Retreat

During the 2018 retreat in Australia, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave advice on how to prepare for retreat, captured in this excerpt and video clip: … I escaped [Tibet] through Bhutan to Buxa [Duar in India]. For eight years I lived ...

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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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