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Enjoy this latest video from Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s 2021 Teachings on Thought Transformation During the Time of COVID-19, recorded from Rinpoche’s room at Kopan Monastery, in Nepal. For French, Italian and Spanish versions, visit here.

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A Most Happy Birthday to Lama Zopa Rinpoche! Please, Please Live Long!

Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s birthday is celebrated on December 3. We invite you to join the entire FPMT community as we rejoice in another year of Rinpoche’s compassionate life. Rinpoche tirelessly models the bodhichitta motivation for us, benefiting countless others every … Read more »

Appearance and Illusion

Lama Yeshe's Wisdom | November 26, 2021 -
Lama Thubten Yeshe, who founded the FPMT organization with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, is fondly remembered for his ability to communicate the essence of Buddhist teachings in a way that continues to connect with Western students. In 1977, Lama Yeshe offered … Read more »

1,000 Buddha Statues Offered to His Holiness the Dalai Lama– Please Rejoice!

Holy Objects | December 1, 2021 -
In 2019 we shared Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s wish to offer 1,000 statues of Shakyamuni Buddha to His Holiness the Dalai Lama for his long life on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. The funds for this ambitious project were raised … Read more »

Printable Cards and Posters in the Foundation Store

Education: The Heart of FPMT | December 3, 2021 -
FPMT’s Foundation Store offers more than fifty cards and posters suitable for printing. These images are made available as high quality PDFs that can be printed as cards for your home and altar. Many of these images have been created … Read more »

Ninth 100 Million Mani Retreat Organized by FPMT Mongolia

FPMT Community News | November 30, 2021 -
One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to sponsor 100 million mani retreats around the world. During a 100 million mani retreat, participants collectively recite 100 million OM MANI PADME HUM mantras. For a ninth … Read more »

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Maratika: Where All of Your Prayers Are Fulfilled

Maratika, known locally as Halesi, is a sacred pilgrimage site with ancient meditation caves located in eastern Nepal where Guru Rinpoche achieved immortality. Ven. Sarah Thresher has undertaken the journey to Maratika annually since 2007 to make offerings and prayers for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s long life, and shares here some of the history and features of this holy place, along with some details of Rinpoche’s recent visit and vast vision for its future... Read the full story »

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