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Rooms and Prayer Wheels Completed at Lugsum Elderly Home, Bylakkupe, India

Rooms and Prayer Wheels Completed at Lugsum Elderly Home, Bylakkupe, India

Over two years, the Social Services Fund offered grants to support the building of ten new rooms for accommodation (we provided sponsorship for five of these rooms) and the construction of large and smaller prayer wheels on the property of ...

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The Benefits of Offering Food to Sangha: A Heartfelt Thank You from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The Benefits of Offering Food to Sangha: A Heartfelt Thank You from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Recently Lama Zopa Rinpoche shared a heartfelt thank you to everyone who supported the Sera Je Food Fund for twenty-seven years of operation. The food fund provided free meals to all of the monks of Sera Je Monastery for nearly ...

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Happy Birthday, Tenzin Ösel Hita!

Happy Birthday, Tenzin Ösel Hita!

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 34 ...

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The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund– THANK YOU

The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund– THANK YOU

The latest issue of Mandala magazine features an extensive article, “Sustaining the Pure Unbroken Lineage of Buddha’s Teachings in This World: The Legacy of the Sera Je Food Fund,” which is an in-depth look at the accomplishments and historical context ...

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Rejoicing in the Liberation of 125,149 Lives in the United States in 2018

Rejoicing in the Liberation of 125,149 Lives in the United States in 2018

Resident Sangha at Buddha Amitabha Pure Land in Washington State and Kachoe Dechen Ling in California, in the United States, engage in weekly animal liberation practice; offer charity to over 80 different ant nests; perform extensive daily offering practices of ...

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New Year Celebrated with the Poor and Homeless in Mongolia

New Year Celebrated with the Poor and Homeless in Mongolia

Since 2003 Lamp of the Path NGO (LOP), part of Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, has offered essential social services in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This year, the new year was celebrated with 130 poor and homeless individuals from the area thanks ...

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Rejoicing in a Beneficial Year of Charitable Giving

Rejoicing in a Beneficial Year of Charitable Giving

FPMT Charitable Projects had an incredible year offering support to beneficial initiates which include: offering food to ordained Sangha; providing scholarships to study Buddhist philosophy; offering to the main teachers of the Lama Tsongkhapa tradition and sponsoring annual debates; offering ...

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Magnificent Stupa Rebuilt in Thame, Nepal, to Benefit All

Magnificent Stupa Rebuilt in Thame, Nepal, to Benefit All

Lama Zopa Rinpoche was born in the Mount Everest region of Thame, located close to Lawudo which was the home of his previous incarnation known as the Lawudo Lama. Many Kopan monks are also from Thame. During the earthquake of ...

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Providing Support to the Poor in Mongolia Through Lamp of the Path NGO

Providing Support to the Poor in Mongolia Through Lamp of the Path NGO

Lamp of the Path NGO (LOP), part of Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, has offered social services to some of the poor and homeless living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia since 2003. Its main program is a soup kitchen which offers food ...

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Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on December 17, Kopan Monastery

Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on December 17, Kopan Monastery

Every year, the Long Life Puja Fund supports a long life puja offered on behalf of FPMT centers, projects, services, and students to our most kind and immeasurably precious spiritual director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The next puja will be offered ...

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Phase One of Vajrapani Institute’s Prayer Wheel of Compassion Complete

Phase One of Vajrapani Institute’s Prayer Wheel of Compassion Complete

Vajrapani Insititute, an FPMT retreat center in Northern California, is now well on its way to building the Prayer Wheel of Compassion which was announced in December 2016. The 10 ft x 7 ft prayer wheel will contain 5 trillion ...

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Grant Offered to Liberation Prison Project Programs Worldwide

Grant Offered to Liberation Prison Project Programs Worldwide

Thanks to a kind benefactor, the Education and Preservation Fund issued several grants earlier this year in support of Liberation Prison Project, an FPMT project founded in 1996, which offers spiritual advice and teachings, as well as books and materials, ...

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