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1,000 Buddha Statues Offered to His Holiness the Dalai Lama– Please Rejoice!

1,000 Buddha Statues Offered to His Holiness the Dalai Lama– Please Rejoice!

In 2019 we shared Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s wish to offer 1,000 statues of Shakyamuni Buddha to His Holiness the Dalai Lama for his long life on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. The funds for this ambitious project were raised ... Read more »
New Ksitigarbha Statue in Nepal Village for Protection and Blessings

New Ksitigarbha Statue in Nepal Village for Protection and Blessings

Recently Lama Zopa Rinpoche sponsored a beautiful standing Ksitigarbha statue for a remote village in Nepal as protection from disaster and the elements, and for the benefit all of beings. Moved by Rinpoche’s generosity in sponsoring this magnificent holy object ... Read more »
Two New Ambulances for the Benefit of Tibetan Settlements

Two New Ambulances for the Benefit of Tibetan Settlements

We were very happy to share news of sponsorship for two ambulances in two different Tibetan settlements in India, through the Social Services Fund. Rabgayling Tibetan Settlement in Hunsur, India is situated on 2,000 acres and was established in 1971 ... Read more »
Incredible Opportunity to Offer to 10,000 Sangha on Lhabab Duchen

Incredible Opportunity to Offer to 10,000 Sangha on Lhabab Duchen

The Puja Fund was established in 1995 as an expansive way for the organization to clear obstacles and generate the merit needed to be of most benefit in the world. Incredible Opportunity This Lhabab Duchen On the auspicious day of ... Read more »
Food Distribution for Tibetan Refugees Struggling due to the Pandemic

Food Distribution for Tibetan Refugees Struggling due to the Pandemic

Recently His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Central Tibetan Relief Committee, the Department of the Home, arranged special support in the form of direct cash assistance as a relief measure to alleviate the financial burden of vulnerable Tibetans affected by the ... Read more »
Supporting the Continuation of the Lama Tsongkhapa Tradition in 2021

Supporting the Continuation of the Lama Tsongkhapa Tradition in 2021

Lama Tsongkhapa (1357-1419) was a Tibetan Buddhist master whose studies and meditations in all the major schools of Tibetan Buddhism resulted in the founding of the Gelugpa lineage. The Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund was established by FPMT in 1997 at ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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.” — ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »