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Monthly Offering to Swayambhunath and Boudhanath Stupas

Every month on the full moon the Puja Fund sponsors offerings towards the holy Bouddhanath and Swayambunath Stupas in Nepal. These offerings are made on behalf of the entire FPMT organization and kindly arranged by Kopan Monastery. Offerings of white ...

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Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

At the conclusion of the recent retreat in Australia, inside the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, all of the participants and many others offered a beautiful and moving long life puja to Lama Zopa Rinpoche on October 23. At the ...

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Array of Pujas and Offerings Sponsored for Lhabab Duchen

Please rejoice at the amazing array of pujas and offerings sponsored by the FPMT Puja Fund this year on Lhabab Duchen (November 13), one of the year’s holy Buddha Multiplying Days. Incredibly, over 15,650 Sangha participated in this activity. You ...

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Foundation Finished for Ngari Khangtsen New Prayer Hall

Earlier this year we reported on a $US100,000 donation that was made by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, from the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, toward the building of a much-needed new prayer hall at Ngari Khangtsen, at Sera Je Monastery in ...

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New Stupa Being Constructed in Washington State

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Stupa Fund, just offered US$5,000 toward a new stupa that is under construction at Pamtingpa Center in Washington State. One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions is for the creation of 100,000 stupas around the ...

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Tsa Tsas and Stupas Made Daily for Those Who Are Sick or Have Died

On Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s request, the Sangha at Kachoe Dechen Ling make tsa-tsas and stupas every day. This activity is sponsored by the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund. The holy objects created are: 1. Long life tsa-tsas (Three long life ...

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Robes Offered to FPMT Resident Geshes and Touring Teachers

On Losar this year, as a token of appreciation and gratitude for the incredibly kind service offered to the FPMT organization and to the teachings of Buddha, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the FPMT Puja Fund sponsored 49 sets of robes ...

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Expenses Covered for Top Scholars to Attend Winter Debate

The Lama Tsong Khapa Teachers Fund was very pleased to offer US$22,570 for the 2013 Winter Debate (Jang Gun-choe). 673 of the top debaters from Sera Je traveled to Drepung Monastery to participate with 8,000 monks from 11 different monasteries. ...

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Many Holy Objects Sponsored for Inside of Large Stupa

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, through the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund, is sponsoring the creation of Five Dhyani Buddha statues, a Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) statue and a number of other Buddhist statues which will go inside a large stupa that is ...

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Ven Tsering Continues Writing out the Prajnaparamita Daily

Last year we shared a very moving interview with Ven. Tsering, a Kopan monk, who has devoted his life to writing out the Prajnaparamita Sutra in pure gold at Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s California residence. As Ven. Tsering is approaching his ...

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Annual Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Each year, a long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche is offered on behalf of the entire FPMT organization. This puja takes place at the close of the yearly Kopan lam-rim course, or at the end of a CPMT meeting. ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Advises Israeli FPMT Study Group on Practices to Bring Peace to Area

Israel’s Shantideva Study Group was recently advised by Lama Zopa Rinpoche on pujas, practices and offerings to complete in order to help bring peace to the Palestine and Israel conflict and the whole world. Rinpoche advised the study group to ...

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