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Prayers for the World Multiplying 100 Million Times on Saka Dawa

Prayers for the World Multiplying 100 Million Times on Saka Dawa

Saka Dawa falls on June 5 this year and is one of the four great holy days of the Tibetan calendar commemorating Shakyamuni Buddha’s enlightenment and parinirvana. June 5 is also an eclipse day this year. The Puja Fund is ...

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COVID-19 Impacts Schools Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Samtenling School, Kathmandu, Nepal

COVID-19 Impacts Schools Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Samtenling School, Kathmandu, Nepal

Samtenling School is part of Samtenling Monastery, providing the young monks of the monastery a modern, progressive, secular education in Kathmandu, Nepal. Out of 140 monks, 120 are age 6-26. The school provides education from kindergarten through grade 8. Most ...

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COVID-19 Impacts Elderly Homes Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Jampaling Elder’s Home, India

COVID-19 Impacts Elderly Homes Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Jampaling Elder’s Home, India

Since 2016, the FPMT Social Service Fund has been supporting Jampaling Elder’s Home, situated in Dharamsala, India. This home was built to accommodate elders who are sixty and older and particularly vulnerable with no family to look after them as ...

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COVID-19 Impacts Schools Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Sagarmatha Secondary School, Nepal

COVID-19 Impacts Schools Supported by FPMT Social Service Fund: Sagarmatha Secondary School, Nepal

Since 2015, the Social Services Fund has been offering support to Sagarmatha Secondary School in Chailsa, Nepal. The school stands on what was once a Tibetan refugee camp. Under normal conditions, 170 students receive education there including 79 young lay ...

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COVID-19 Impacts Social Services Offered within FPMT: Lamp of the Path NGO, Mongolia

COVID-19 Impacts Social Services Offered within FPMT: Lamp of the Path NGO, Mongolia

As COVID-19 continues to impact individuals and communities, beneficiaries of charitable services aren’t as able to access the aid they are accustomed to relying on. Here we share an update on how Lamp of the Path NGO, Mongolia, is managing ...

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COVID-19 Impacts Social Services Offered within FPMT: MAITRI Charitable Trust

COVID-19 Impacts Social Services Offered within FPMT: MAITRI Charitable Trust

As COVID-19 continues to impact individuals and communities, beneficiaries of charitable services aren’t as able to access the aid they are accustomed to relying on. Here we share an update on how MAITRI Charitable Trust in Bodhgaya, India, is managing ...

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Prayers and Practices for the Benefit of All

Prayers and Practices for the Benefit of All

Recently Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised on particular pujas for those suffering due to the coronavirus. According to Rinpoche’s advice: a wrathful fire puja was offered by Jhado Rinpoche in South India at Sera Je Monastery, Hayagriva tsog kong was offered ...

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Continual Butter Lamps Sponsored at Thubten Chöling and Guru Rinpoche Statue in Chailsa, Nepal

Continual Butter Lamps Sponsored at Thubten Chöling and Guru Rinpoche Statue in Chailsa, Nepal

The FPMT Puja Fund sponsors continual butter lamp light offerings at Thubten Chöling and in front of a very precious Guru Rinpoche statue in Chailsa, Nepal. The butter lamp offered at Thubten Chöling Monastery is in front of a shrine ...

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Helping Build the Darpa Pandita Labrang at Sera Je Monastery

Helping Build the Darpa Pandita Labrang at Sera Je Monastery

The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund was pleased to help support the completion of the Darpa Pandita Labrang at Sera Je Monastery. Due to the increase in number of lamas living at this labrang, construction was needed to renovate the existing ...

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Update on 1,000 Statues of Buddha Created for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Update on 1,000 Statues of Buddha Created for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

In August 2019 Lama Zopa Rinpoche shared that he planned to offer 1,000 statues of Shakyamuni Buddha to His Holiness the Dalai Lama on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. Amazingly, due to the kindness of so many people we ...

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Wishing Tenzin Ösel Hita a Happy Birthday!

Wishing Tenzin Ösel Hita a Happy Birthday!

FPMT International Office wishes Tenzin Ösel Hita a very happy birthday and a long, healthy life. May his beneficial activities flourish and wishes come instantly into fruition! Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe, turns 35 ...

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Investing in Jamyang Buddhist Center, London, and Jamyang Buddhist Center Leeds, UK

Investing in Jamyang Buddhist Center, London, and Jamyang Buddhist Center Leeds, UK

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund recently issued a grant for US$100,000 to Jamyang Buddhist Center in London, UK, for much needed repairs to the center and a new heating system. As the center is now ...

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