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Rinpoche offered this teaching to the students attending the three-month Vajrasattva retreat at Kopan Monastery in Nepal on April 26, 2022. Please enjoy!


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By Doing Vajrasattva, You Are Doing Exactly What You Need to Do

“Your coming here to do Vajrasattva, wow, that’s really what you need,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche told the students attending the three-month Vajrasattva retreat at Kopan Monastery in Nepal on April 26, 2022. Here’s a summary of Rinpoche’s teaching. You can … Read more »


Ask Yourself, “How Do I Interpret Myself?”

Lama Yeshe's Wisdom | April 20, 2022 -
Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935–1984), who founded the FPMT organization with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, was able to translate Tibetan Buddhist teachings into clear ideas that resonated with the Western students he met and taught in the 1970s and ’80s. These teachings … Read more »


Supporting the Food Fund of Gyudmed Tantric Monastery

Ordained Sangha | March 16, 2022 -
Since 1433, Gyudmed Monastery has been providing the highest education to many of the top Buddhist scholars and teachers. Through the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund, and the kindness of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, we are pleased to now be supporting this … Read more »


New Practice Advice: Offerings to the Boudha Stupa

Study & Practice News | April 18, 2022 -
In January, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave advice on how to collect “the most unbelievable merit” when making offerings, recently published as Offerings to the Boudha Stupa. Rinpoche offered this advice in relation to a rented room that overlooks Boudha Stupa, … Read more »


Please Enjoy our May 2022 e-News

Welcome to the May 2022 edition of our e-news! This issue features news, updates, resources, opportunities, and causes for rejoicing including: An important update on prayers to do for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health, New teachings and advice from Lama Zopa … Read more »

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Geshe Tenzin Namdak teaching at Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London, UK. Photo courtesy Jamyang Buddhist Centre.

Bringing the Teachings Alive: Geshe Tenzin Namdak Encourages Students with Innovation and Patience

Geshe Tenzin Namdak, a Dutch monk who spent more than two decades studying at Sera Je Monastic University in India, exemplifies this potential. His ability to combine the traditional Buddhist monastic education with a modern Western sensibility makes him a profoundly qualified teacher for students at FPMT centers. And in the short space of nearly three years, Geshe Namdak has offered teachings to hundreds of appreciative students around the world.

Kamlo Chen-Duffy, the spiritual program coordinator at Jamyang London Buddhist Centre, shared this profile of Geshe Tenzin Namdak, who currently serves as the center’s FPMT resident geshe.  Read the full story »

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