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Rejoicing in the Dedication and Practice of the Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal

Since 2009 sponsorship has been offered to the nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal. Funds have been offered to complete two 100 million mani retreats (100 million recitations of the mantra OM MANI PADME HUM) every year. In addition ...

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Tenzin Ösel Hita Talks at Centro Shiwa Lha in Brazil [Video]

Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe, gave a talk at Centro Shiwa Lha in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in September 2017. (At the beginning of 2017, Ösel toured European FPMT centers giving talks to ...

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602,950 Sentient Beings Liberated at Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Residences Since 2015

The Sangha living at Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s residences in California and Washington State offer the practice of animal liberation every week (the Winter months in Washington State are not conducive to this practice due to the snow being too much ...

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Rejoicing in a Year of Charitable Giving

2017 was a momentous year for FPMT Charitable Projects. In January 2017 we raised the targeted amount needed to offer Sera Je Monastery an endowment fund large enough to support the daily food offering program at the monastery (known as ...

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Construction of the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion Continues

The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion is an FPMT project near Bendigo, Australia which, once completed, will be the largest stupa in the Western world. The Great Stupa is the final home for the largest gem quality Jade Buddha in ...

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Support Continues in 2017 to Sagarmatha Secondary School

For the past three years, the Social Services Fund has been offering a grant to cover the cost of running Sagarmatha Secondary School in Chailsa, Nepal. The school is located on what was once a Tibetan refugee camp and currently ...

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Annual Long Life Puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche on December 14, 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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Rebuilding Pema Choeling Monastery Following the 2015 Earthquake

Pema Choeling Monastery has stood above the village of Phakding for more than 500 years. Phakding is a small village in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It is just north of Lukla. The monastery suffered severe damage following the massive ...

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Offering Toward the 2017 Gelug Examination at Drepung Monastery and Stipend for Teachers

Each year the foremost scholars from the main Gelug monasteries come together for the annual Gelug examination and the Lama Tsongkhapa Teachers Fund offers a grant to cover the basic expenses including food for participants. In September of this year ...

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Don’t Miss the Opportunity to Participate in Lhabab Duchen Activities

Lhabab Duchen, one of the four great holy days of the Buddhist calendar when merit is multiplied by 100 million times, takes place this year on Friday, November 10. Don’t miss the opportunity to rejoice in an incredible array of ...

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New Recreation and Community Room Completed at Jampaling Elder’s Home, Dharamsala, India

Jampaling Elder’s Home, situated in Dharamsala, is about 15 minutes walking distance from the main temple of His Holiness the Dalai Lama with many prayer wheels lining the way. This home was built to accommodate elders who are sixty and ...

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Investing in Maratika Monastery, Nepal

Due to the kindness of a generous donor the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund issued a grant of US$70,000 to build a monastery in Maratika, Nepal. The small monastery was built adjacent to the entrance of Maratika Cave. This holy site ...

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