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The Flourishing of Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal

The Flourishing of Lawudo Retreat Centre, Nepal

The Lawudo Retreat Centre, situated high in the Himalayan mountains of eastern Nepal, holds particular significance for FPMT. Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the reincarnation of the Lawudo Lama, Lama Kunzang Yeshe, who lived and practiced in Lawudo until his passing ...

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Rejoicing in the Ongoing Universal Education Inspired Activities of FDCW

Rejoicing in the Ongoing Universal Education Inspired Activities of FDCW

In 1983 Lama Yeshe began formulating the idea of Universal Education: “The world needs a new system of education because the old one is too dated for the intelligent people of today and produces a great deal of conflict and ...

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Funding a Community Hall for 4,500 at Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, Kollegal, India

Funding a Community Hall for 4,500 at Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, Kollegal, India

Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, Kollegal, is in one of the most remote and underdeveloped Tibetan settlements in Southern India. There are 46 Tibetan settlements in India, Nepal, and Bhutan, home to most of the 100,451 Tibetan refugees. These Tibetan settlements originate ...

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The Building of Samtenling School, Boudhanath, Nepal

The Building of Samtenling School, Boudhanath, Nepal

Samtenling School is part of Samtenling Monastery and provides the young monks of the monastery a modern, progressive, secular education in Boudhanath, Nepal. Out of 140 monks, 120 are age 6-26. The school provides education from kindergarten through eighth grade. ...

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A Most Happy Birthday to Tenzin Ösel Hita!

A Most Happy Birthday to Tenzin Ösel Hita!

On behalf of the entire FPMT organization, FPMT International Office wishes Tenzin Ösel Hita a very happy birthday and a long, healthy life. May his beneficial activities, including his Global Tree Initiative, flourish and may his wishes manifest without delay! ...

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New 35-Foot Stupa Sponsored at Rabagayling Tibetan Settlement, Hunsur India

New 35-Foot Stupa Sponsored at Rabagayling Tibetan Settlement, Hunsur India

Since 2015, FPMT Charitable Projects has been supporting Rabgayling Old Aged Home in Hunsur, India, which is part of the Rabagayling Tibetan Settlement and serves 20 elderly residents. Over several grants, funds have been offered for daily food for the ...

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2020 Offering to the Gelug Examination and Main Teachers of the Lama Tsongkhapa Tradition

2020 Offering to the Gelug Examination and Main Teachers of the Lama Tsongkhapa Tradition

Every year the best scholars from the main Gelug monasteries come together for the annual Gelug Examination. Since 1997 the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund has offered annual grants for daily food, travel expenses, and teacher stipends for all the main ...

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Investing in the Expansion of Maratika Monastery, Nepal

Investing in the Expansion of Maratika Monastery, Nepal

Maratika Monastery, Eastern Nepal, is located above Maratika Cave which is the sacred cave associated with Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche) and longevity. This holy site is where Guru Rinpoche, with the wisdom-mother Mandarava, achieved immortal life through the practice of Amitayus. ...

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A Vast Offering Made to 20,000 Monks and Nuns in Nepal and India on Lhabab Duchen

A Vast Offering Made to 20,000 Monks and Nuns in Nepal and India on Lhabab Duchen

The current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many people around the world including ordained Sangha living in monastic communities (monasteries and nunneries) who have been faced with many new challenging realities due to the pandemic. One way that monks and ...

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Rejoicing in the Ongoing Beneficial Activities of the Puja Fund

Rejoicing in the Ongoing Beneficial Activities of the Puja Fund

The FPMT Puja Fund was established so that pujas and prayers, offered by as many as 15,650 ordained Sangha, would continuously be sponsored for the benefit of the entire FPMT organization. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, large groups of monks are ...

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Rejoicing in Recent Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rejoicing in Recent Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

On December 25, 2020 a White Tara Long Life Puja was offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on behalf of all FPMT centers, projects, services, and students. For seven days leading up to this puja Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme (Khadro-la), ...

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FPMT Study Group Making History: First Stupa Built in Transylvania, Romania

FPMT Study Group Making History: First Stupa Built in Transylvania, Romania

Center of White Mahakala an FPMT study group in Romania is building a 7.5-foot Kadampa stupa in Tranisu, Transylvania, fifty miles from where the study group is located. This will be the first stupa built in Transylvania! The final plan ...

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