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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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100 Million Mani Retreats Sponsored at Tashi Chime Gatsal Kagyu Nunnery in Nepal Since 2009

100 Million Mani Retreats Sponsored at Tashi Chime Gatsal Kagyu Nunnery in Nepal Since 2009

Since 2009 sponsorship from the Practice and Retreat Fund has been offered to the nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal, to complete one 100 million mani retreat (100 million recitations of the mantra OM MANI PADME HUM) every year ...

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Yearly Food Offering to the Monks of Idgaa Choizinling, Mongolia

Yearly Food Offering to the Monks of Idgaa Choizinling, Mongolia

The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund offers sponsorship of daily lunch for the monks studying at Idgaa Choizinling Dratsang in Mongolia. Idgaa Choizinling was established in 2003 through FPMT Mongolia due to the kindness of many benefactors. Idgaa is strongly connected ...

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Kangyur Recitation for the Long Lives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme

Kangyur Recitation for the Long Lives of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme

From time to time Lama Zopa Rinpoche checks what different practices and pujas that can be done and offered for the health and long life of his gurus. Rinpoche also often does this for students, when needed. Recently, Rinpoche checked ...

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Official Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on January 22

Official Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on January 22

The official annual long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche, offered on behalf of the entire FPMT organization will take place on January 22 at Kopan Monastery, Nepal. All are welcome to participate in this auspicious event by offering prayers ...

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

Yearly 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. Every year the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund offers a grant for daily food, travel expenses, and for teacher stipends for the main teachers ...

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Tenzin Ösel Hita Welcomed to the San Francisco Bay Area, US

Tenzin Ösel Hita Welcomed to the San Francisco Bay Area, US

Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT co-founder Lama Yeshe, visited California, US, in August 2019, touring the four FPMT Bay Area centers. Osel visited Vajrapani Institute in Boulder Creek, where he gave a talk and participated in the ...

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Rejoicing in Another Year of Animal Liberations

Rejoicing in Another Year of Animal Liberations

Benefiting animals in any way possible is a high priority for FPMT and one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the organization. The Animal Liberation Fund sponsored the liberations of approximately 84,356 animals at Kachoe Dechen Ling, California, and ...

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Monthly Extensive Medicine Buddha Puja Offered by 2,000 Monks on Behalf of Entire FPMT Organization

Monthly Extensive Medicine Buddha Puja Offered by 2,000 Monks on Behalf of Entire FPMT Organization

Every month on the Tibetan 8th day the Puja Fund sponsors all the monks of Sera Mey Monastery to offer the extensive Medicine Buddha puja composed by the Fifth Dalai Lama dedicated FPMT centers, projects, services; all students who are ...

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Rejoicing in Over US$2,000,000 in Aid Offered Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Rejoicing in Over US$2,000,000 in Aid Offered Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Following the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, FPMT International Office established the Nepal Earthquake Support Fund to help raise funds for basic necessities needed such as food, water, tents, bedding, and medical aid to many who lost everything in remote regions. ...

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