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Rejoicing in Seven Years of 108 Nyung Nä Retreats at Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Seven dedicated individuals are in the process of finishing 108 nyung nä retreats at Institute Vajra Yogini (IVY), France. One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization is to sponsor others to complete 1,000 nyung nä retreats ...

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Sponsorship of Light Offerings to Holy Objects

Lama Zopa Rinpoche often explains the benefits of offering to holy objects and encourages extensive offerings around the world. “We are not aware of the limitless skies of benefits we achieve from the practice of offering, what we can achieve ...

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The Sera Je Food Fund’s New Chapter: Self Sustainability and Ongoing Support to Sangha

An Incredible Accomplishment: An Endowment Supporting the Monks of Sera Je Monastery Long into the FutureFor the last ten years FPMT International Office has been building an endowment large enough to support the long-term health of the Sera Je Food ...

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Progress Made on Mani Chungyur, Stupa, and Water Park

Last year, the Holy Objects Fund offered a substantial grant to the Mani Chungyur, Stupa, and Water Park, a project being built in Namche Bazaar, Nepal, located in the Sagarmatha National Park and Buffer Zone (SNPBZ). The grant is being ...

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Ongoing Support for the Nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal

In 2014 a grant was offered to Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery for new accommodation needed for the resident nuns. The nunnery recently sent an update that three rows of rooms are nearly finished and some nuns have already begun moving ...

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Visits Chailsa, Nepal

In March 2017, Lama Zopa Rinpoche visited the village of Chailsa, in Solu Khumbu, Nepal. Among various activities there, he visited Sagarmatha Secondary School. More than two years ago, FPMT took on the commitment of sponsoring this school, which has ...

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Long Life Puja Offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery

An extensive White Tara long life puja was offered to Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery on behalf of the entire FPMT organization on April 23, 2017. Earlier this year, Ven. Roger Kunsang received advice from Khadro Rangjung Neljorma Khandro ...

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Daily Lunch Offered for 2017 for the Monks of Idgaa Choizinling, Mongolia

The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund offers sponsorship for daily lunch for the 57 monks studying at Idgaa Choizinling Dratsang in Mongolia. Recently US$9,000 was offered to cover all of 2017. Idgaa Choizinling was established in 2003 through FPMT Mongolia due ...

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Stupa for Khen Rinpoche Geshe Gendun Choephel

A new stupa is being built at Sera Je Monastery for Khen Rinpoche Geshe Gendun Choephel who passed away on July 31, 2016. Among Khen Rinpoche’s many students is Tenzin Ösel Hita, the recognized reincarnation of FPMT founder Lama Yeshe. ...

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The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund’s Most Successful Project: The Sera Je Food Fund

The Sera Je Food Fund (a project of the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund) has been in operation for twenty-five years, offering free meals to the sincere monks of Sera Je Monastery daily. In a typical month, nearly 22,000 bananas, 120 ...

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Please Rejoice in Another Year of Ongoing Animal Liberations

Benefiting animals in any way possible is a high priority for FPMT and one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the organization. The Animal Liberation Fund helps carry forth this work. The Animal Liberation Fund sponsored the liberations of ...

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Rejoicing in Long-Term Retreat Cabin Rebuild

Out of control wildfires ravaged many parts of the United States’ Pacific Northwest during the Summer of 2015. Several fires occurred in Okanogan County, Washington, where Buddha Amitabha Pure Land (BAPL) is located. Among the damage done, a retreat cabin ...

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