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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 »
Rejoicing in Support Offered to Hundreds of Students in India and Nepal

Rejoicing in Support Offered to Hundreds of Students in India and Nepal

Since 2012 the Social Services Fund has been supporting schools in India and Nepal that have students of Tibetan, Nepali, Sherpa, and Indian heritage. Approximately 1,000 school-aged children in seven different schools benefit from this support. FPMT’s Social Services Fund ... Read more »
Rejoice in Amazing Prayers on Chokhor Duchen and Extensive Offerings to the Sangha

Rejoice in Amazing Prayers on Chokhor Duchen and Extensive Offerings to the Sangha

This year on August 1 we celebrate Chokhor Duchen, one of the four annual holy days of Guru Shakyamuni Buddha which commemorates Buddha’s first turning of the wheel of Dharma and on which merit generated is multiplied one hundred million ... Read more »
Offering Support for Medical Care, Food, and Other Essential Service for those in Need in 2022

Offering Support for Medical Care, Food, and Other Essential Service for those in Need in 2022

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 »
Rejoicing in Animal Care and Rescue from Untimely Death

Rejoicing in Animal Care and Rescue from Untimely Death

Lama Zopa Rinpoche has made it very clear that our job as Buddhists is to help all living beings achieve their highest potential, including the most vulnerable among us. While animals cannot create much merit on their own, there are ... Read more »
Support to Nine Elderly Homes Serving Tibetan Elders in 2022

Support to Nine Elderly Homes Serving Tibetan Elders in 2022

For the seventh consecutive year, the FPMT Social Services Fund has continued to offer essential support to 320 elderly Tibetans living in homes throughout India and in Nepal. This service has become an essential mission of this fund with nine ... Read more »
Please Join us this Saka Dawa in Offering Powerful Pujas and Practices for All Living Beings

Please Join us this Saka Dawa in Offering Powerful Pujas and Practices for All Living Beings

This year on Saka Dawa, June 14, when merit is multiplied 300 million times, the Puja Fund, on behalf of the entire organization, will be arranging the following pujas and practices for the benefit of all beings: 100,000 Praises to ... Read more »