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Rinpoche continues his video teachings on thought transformation from Kopan Monastery in Nepal. Here is a summary of Rinpoche’s June 26, 2022 teaching which he offered via Zoom to students in Russia. Please enjoy!

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Live Your Life to Generate Bodhicitta

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche | August 5, 2022 -
Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins this short video, which was recorded in December 2017, by emphasizing that the most important thing in our life should be to generate and increase our bodhicitta. This is how we can best help ourselves and … Read more »

Acting in the Middle Path

Lama Yeshe's Wisdom | August 2, 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 »

Rejoice in Amazing Prayers on Chokhor Duchen and Extensive Offerings to the Sangha

Puja Fund News | July 29, 2022 -
This year on August 1 we celebrate Chokhor Duchen, one of the four annual holy days of Guru Shakyamuni Buddha which commemorates Buddha’s first turning of the wheel of Dharma and on which merit generated is multiplied one hundred million … Read more »

Freedom Through Correct Knowing: A New Collaboration from Sera Jey Translation and Sera IMI House

Study & Practice News | August 3, 2022 -
We are pleased to share news about a book that is a unique collaboration between the monks of Sera Jey Monastery Translation Department and Sera IMI House. Just released by Wisdom Publications, Freedom though Correct Knowing; Khedrup Jé’s Interpretation of … Read more »

Welcome to our July 2022 e-News!

We are pleased to share our July 2022 e-news with you! This issue features news, updates, resources, opportunities, and causes for rejoicing, including: An update on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health and practices offered for Rinpoche’s long life, An overview and … Read more »

Latest Essential Extracts Podcast

The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Essential Extracts podcast episodes, which range from fifteen minutes to half-an-hour, cover many lamrim topics. Please enjoy the latest release below. You can find all previous episodes as well as our full-length teachings podcast on our podcast homepage.

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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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