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Offering Support for Medical Care, Food, and Living Expenses for those in Need in 2021

Offering Support for Medical Care, Food, and Living Expenses for those in Need in 2021

The FPMT Social Services Fund offers grants to beneficial projects primarily in India, Nepal, and Mongolia, which are aimed at serving children, the elderly, the sick, and very poor. We offer grants for schools, hospices, health clinics, soup kitchens, and ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Explains the Benefits of Writing the Prajnaparamita Sutra — Part TWO

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Explains the Benefits of Writing the Prajnaparamita Sutra — Part TWO

Recently we shared a video from Lama Zopa Rinpoche explaining some of the profound benefits of writing out the Prajnaparamita Sutra, and some of the history of Rinpoche’s ongoing project to write out this sutra in pure gold which Rinpoche ...

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Rejoicing in Offerings to Holy Objects in 2021

Rejoicing in Offerings to Holy Objects in 2021

When discussing his Vast Visions for the FPMT organization, Lama Zopa Rinpoche said, “My wish is for FPMT to build many holy objects everywhere, as many as possible. Making it so easy for sentient beings to purify their heavy negative ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Explains the Benefits of Writing the Prajnaparamita Sutra — Part One

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Explains the Benefits of Writing the Prajnaparamita Sutra — Part One

“Even writing one letter from Prajnaparamita, even writing one letter, one syllable, the benefits are unbelievable, unbelievable, more than making extensive offerings, skies of extensive offerings to all the buddhas, so many eons, the merits you collect are unbelievable.” — ...

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Benefiting the Animals– Rejoicing in a Year of Support Offered

Benefiting the Animals– Rejoicing in a Year of Support Offered

Benefiting animals in any way possible is a high priority for FPMT and one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the organization. Lama Zopa Rinpoche has explained many ways that we can benefit animals, not just by saving them ...

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Support to Sangha in 2021, an Ongoing Commitment to the ‘Real Heroes’

Support to Sangha in 2021, an Ongoing Commitment to the ‘Real Heroes’

In Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s May 10, 2021 thought transformation teaching, he explained that the Sangha are the “real heroes” among us because they are working to defeat the delusions and thus living the best lives as human beings. Supporting monks ...

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Supporting the Education of Over One Thousand Children in Nepal and India

Supporting the Education of Over One Thousand Children in Nepal and India

Since 2012 the Social Services Fund has been supporting disadvantaged schools in Nepal and India that have students of Tibetan, Nepali, Sherpa, and Indian heritage. Approximately 1,000 children in orphanages, hostels, and Tibetan refugee communities benefit from this aid. We ...

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Rejoicing in the Extensive Offerings Around the World

Rejoicing in the Extensive Offerings Around the World

Since 1999, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has arranged to have continual extensive offerings of water bowls and lights offered twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year to create merit for the FPMT organization. Since this began over two decades ago, ...

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Food Offering to Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement on His Holiness’s Birthday

Food Offering to Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement on His Holiness’s Birthday

The COVID-19 pandemic has created hardship around the world. Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement, located in Paonta Sahib Himachal Pradesh, India, has lost a significant source of income due to lockdown restrictions. The settlement recently reached out to Lama Zopa Rinpoche ...

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Support to Seven Elderly Homes Serving Tibetan Elders in 2021

Support to Seven Elderly Homes Serving Tibetan Elders in 2021

Since 2015, the FPMT Social Services Fund has been offering support to hundreds of Tibetan elders residing in elderly homes throughout India. Tibetans have been living in exile since 1959 when Communist China invaded Tibet, forcing 100,000 Tibetans to flee ...

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Rejoicing in TEN YEARS of 108 Nyung-Na Retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini

Rejoicing in TEN YEARS of 108 Nyung-Na Retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini

By Nicolas Brun One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to sponsor 1,000 Nyung-Na Retreats. In response to Rinpoche’s vision, Institut Vajra Yogini (IVY) has been hosting the TENTH 108 Nyung-Na Retreat and has now ...

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Continued Support to Prisoners Wishing to Study Dharma

Continued Support to Prisoners Wishing to Study Dharma

Liberation Prison Project (LPP) is an FPMT international project founded in 1996 dedicated to supporting students around the world in prison who wish to study Dharma. Since its inception, LPP has helped thousands of prisoners worldwide study Buddha’s teachings and ...

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