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Offering 1,000 Buddhas for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Long Life

Offering 1,000 Buddhas for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Long Life

We have incredibly joyous news to share! On May 24, 2023 Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been given the opportunity to offer a long life puja, on behalf of the entire FPMT organization, to His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Namgyal ... Read more »
Recitation of the Prajnaparamita During the Fifteen Days of Miracles

Recitation of the Prajnaparamita During the Fifteen Days of Miracles

Beginning on Losar (February 21) and during the Fifteen Days of Miracles (through March 7), when the merit is multiplied 100 million times each day, The FPMT Puja Fund has arranged for an array of pujas and activities, as well ... Read more »
A Most Happy Birthday to Tenzin Osel Hita!

A Most Happy Birthday to Tenzin Osel Hita!

On behalf of the entire FPMT organization, FPMT International Office wishes Tenzin Osel 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! ... Read more »
Rejoicing in the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund Activities in 2022

Rejoicing in the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund Activities in 2022

The Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund was established by FPMT in 1997, at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Named after the great 14th-century founder of the Gelug tradition, the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund’s purpose is to invest in ... Read more »
Rejoicing in the Activities Supported by the FPMT Education & Preservation Fund in 2022

Rejoicing in the Activities Supported by the FPMT Education & Preservation Fund in 2022

In 2022, US$121,634 in grants from the FPMT Education and Preservation Fund were provided to activities promoting the dialogue between Buddhist teachings and modern education and sciences, as well as translations of Dharma texts from Tibetan into Hindi and Bengali. ... Read more »
Magnificent New Forty-two Foot Stupa at Rabgayling Tibetan Settlement

Magnificent New Forty-two Foot Stupa at Rabgayling Tibetan Settlement

The Rabgayling Tibetan Settlement in Hunsur, South India is home to the Rabgayling Old Aged Home, a care facility serving approximately twenty residents. FPMT Charitable Projects, through the Social Services Fund, has been supporting this home since 2015, providing grants ... Read more »
Rejoicing in Support Offered to Ordained Sangha in 2022

Rejoicing in Support Offered to Ordained Sangha in 2022

Providing support to sangha living in vows is one of the highest priorities for the FPMT organization and the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund offers food, accommodation, health care and education to sangha living in nunneries and monasteries around the world. ... Read more »
A Precious Opportunity: Extensive Prayers and Offering to Thousands of Sangha on Lhabab Duchen

A Precious Opportunity: Extensive Prayers and Offering to Thousands of Sangha on Lhabab Duchen

On the merit-multiplying day of Lhabab Duchen (which falls on November 15 this year), ten thousand ordained Sangha will be engaging in powerful practices for the benefit of all beings, such as reciting the Prajnaparamita, Medicine Buddha puja, One Thousand ... Read more »
Rejoicing in the Annual Gelug Monlam Festival Held at Kopan Monastery

Rejoicing in the Annual Gelug Monlam Festival Held at Kopan Monastery

Since 1998, the Gelug Monlam—known as the Great Prayer Festival—has been held at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, in the tradition of Lama Tsongkhapa, who founded the festival in 1409. The Monlam is regarded as one the “four great activities” of Lama ... Read more »
Long Life Puja and Praise Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Long Life Puja and Praise Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

On September 11, 2022, Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore, offered a moving long life puja to Lama Zopa Rinpoche who has been teaching at the center since August 1. The proceedings involved the traditional five dakini dance, a procession bearing an ... Read more »
Rejoicing in the Magnificent Thame Prayer Wheel and Extensive Dedication from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rejoicing in the Magnificent Thame Prayer Wheel and Extensive Dedication from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa Rinpoche was born in The Mount Everest region of Thame, Nepal, located near Lawudo which was the home of Rinpoche’s previous incarnation. Rinpoche’s sister, Anil-la Ngawang Samten, had the wish to build a prayer wheel in Thame, near ... Read more »
Institut Vajra Yogini Has Completed 108 Nyung-na Retreats for the 11th Year!

Institut Vajra Yogini Has Completed 108 Nyung-na Retreats for the 11th Year!

The Nyung Na retreat is a two-day intensive practice that includes taking the 24-hour Mahayana precepts every day, with the addition of complete fasting and silence every second day. There are three sessions of about three hours each day, including ... Read more »