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Aug
2017

For seventeen years the Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund sponsors an oral examination of Sera Je Monastery’s top scholars who have shown a propensity for memorization. This year, 213 monks were awarded new robes for their successful memorization of particular texts.…

Jun
2016

While at Sera Je Monastery recently, Lama Zopa Rinpoche was requested to help Ngari Khangtsen raise money needed to build extended accommodation for this community. Each khangtsen (hostel in Tibetan) is linked to a region in Tibet and has to…

Jun
2014

More than 30 ordained Sangha attended the recent Light of the Path retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche. FPMT’s Sangha community, which comprise the International Mahayana Institute (IMI), has played a crucial role in the development of FPMT. To recognize this…

Mar
2014

During Monlam, Lama Zopa Rinpoche traveled from Bodhgaya to Rajgir and walked up to Vulture’s Peak. Rinpoche gave an oral transmission of the Vajra Cutter Sutra to Sangha and lay students who had traveled from Bodhgaya with Rinpoche. Lama Zopa…