Nepal March-June 2020

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Kopan Monastery in the spring, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Kopan Monastery in the spring, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Tara statue in front of the main gompa at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Tara statue in front of the main gompa at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Rigsel Rinpoche, the reincarnation of Kopan abbot Lama Lhundrup - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Rigsel Rinpoche, the reincarnation of Kopan abbot Lama Lhundrup - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi with Kopan monks doing Yamantaka self initiation - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi with Kopan monks doing Yamantaka self initiation - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Rinpoche and Kopan Sangha going to do incense puja on top of Kopan Hill - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Rinpoche and Kopan Sangha going to do incense puja on top of Kopan Hill - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Rinpoche practicing writing mantras - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Rinpoche practicing writing mantras - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Kopan monks doing prayers and pujas for COVID-19 virus, to mitigate effects and bring benefits of those affected, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, March 2020. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.
Kopan monks doing prayers and pujas for COVID-19 virus, to mitigate effects and bring benefits of those affected, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, March 2020. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, and senior Sangha and Geshes from Kopan Monastery performing Padmasmabhava incense puja at Kopan to help and mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, and senior Sangha and Geshes from Kopan Monastery performing Padmasmabhava incense puja at Kopan to help and mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, and senior Sangha and Geshes from Kopan Monastery performing Padmasmabhava incense puja at Kopan to help and mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, and senior Sangha and Geshes from Kopan Monastery performing Padmasmabhava incense puja at Kopan to help and mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, and senior Sangha and Geshes from Kopan Monastery performing Padmasmabhava incense puja at Kopan to help and mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, and senior Sangha and Geshes from Kopan Monastery performing Padmasmabhava incense puja at Kopan to help and mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-03
Rinpoche with the newly released book Big Love, the two volume official biography of Lama Yeshe with whom Rinpoche founded FPMT - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-04
Rinpoche with the newly released book Big Love, the two volume official biography of Lama Yeshe with whom Rinpoche founded FPMT - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-04
Rinpoche enjoying the newly published Big Love, the biography of FPMT co-founder Lama Yeshe, Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal, April 2020. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.
Rinpoche enjoying the newly published Big Love, the biography of FPMT co-founder Lama Yeshe, Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal, April 2020. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.
Stupas at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Stupas at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rinpoche recording video teaching on thought transformation from his room at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-04
Rinpoche recording video teaching on thought transformation from his room at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-04
Rinpoche and Ani Janne (Tenzin Namdrol) outside Kopan Gompa with toy - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche and Ani Janne (Tenzin Namdrol) outside Kopan Gompa with toy - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi in front of flowers at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi in front of flowers at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Young monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Young monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rinpoche going around the 1000 Buddhas on top of the Kopan gompa at night - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Rinpoche going around the 1000 Buddhas on top of the Kopan gompa at night - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Ven. Tsering writing out the Prajnaparamita sutra in gold at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Ven. Tsering writing out the Prajnaparamita sutra in gold at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Rinpoche in front of the newly built Chenrezig Gompa at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rinpoche in front of the newly built Chenrezig Gompa at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rigsel Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rigsel Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rinpoche doing a puja - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rinpoche doing a puja - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Monks studying at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Monks studying at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Young monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Young monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rinpoche doing water offering - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Rinpoche doing water offering - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Young monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Young monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Rinpoche doing sur practice late at night - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche doing sur practice late at night - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Monks of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-04
Monks memorizing texts - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Monks memorizing texts - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
A monk memorizing a text - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
A monk memorizing a text - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Kopan monks with musical instruments - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Kopan monks with musical instruments - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Behind the scenes of Rinpoche's COVID-19 crisis video teachings with Kopan's dogs - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Tenzin Tsomo; 2020-05
Behind the scenes of Rinpoche's COVID-19 crisis video teachings with Kopan's dogs - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Tenzin Tsomo; 2020-05
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Monks offering lights on Vesak day with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Monks offering lights on Vesak day with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche recording a video teaching on Vesak with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche recording a video teaching on Vesak with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche enjoying on top of Kopan Hill - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche enjoying on top of Kopan Hill - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, Ven. Tenpa Choden, and other monks on the Kopan hill - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi, Ven. Tenpa Choden, and other monks on the Kopan hill - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Mountain views seen from Kopan Monastery. Due to the shutdown in Nepal,  the pollution that normally obscures the mountains from view from Kopan is gone - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Mountain views seen from Kopan Monastery. Due to the shutdown in Nepal, the pollution that normally obscures the mountains from view from Kopan is gone - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
A view from the top of the Kopan Monastery gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
A view from the top of the Kopan Monastery gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Discussion and review session on philosophy subjects with monks and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Discussion and review session on philosophy subjects with monks and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Discussion and review session on philosophy subjects with monks and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Discussion and review session on philosophy subjects with monks and Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche taking precepts from the altar before giving precepts - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Rinpoche taking precepts from the altar before giving precepts - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Here four monks are facing towards Rinpoche offering a memorization exam  so that they can enter pujas. In Tantric college they have to go through an exam to go puja or other ritual activities. This time eight young monks are able to enter pujas - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Here four monks are facing towards Rinpoche offering a memorization exam so that they can enter pujas. In Tantric college they have to go through an exam to go puja or other ritual activities. This time eight young monks are able to enter pujas - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche receiving initiations online from His Holiness the Dalai Lama - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-05
Rinpoche receiving initiations online from His Holiness the Dalai Lama - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-05
Rinpoche attending a nighttime debate session outside of the Kopan gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche attending a nighttime debate session outside of the Kopan gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche attending a nighttime debate session outside of the Kopan gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche attending a nighttime debate session outside of the Kopan gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche attending a nighttime debate session outside of the Kopan gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche attending a nighttime debate session outside of the Kopan gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche taking initiation from His Holiness the Dalai Lama via the internet - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Rinpoche taking initiation from His Holiness the Dalai Lama via the internet - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Most Secret Hayagriva Tsog Kong offered for Rinpoche's long life - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Most Secret Hayagriva Tsog Kong offered for Rinpoche's long life - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Most Secret Hayagriva Tsog Kong offered for Rinpoche's long life - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Most Secret Hayagriva Tsog Kong offered for Rinpoche's long life - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Monks sounding long horns during Most Secret Hayagriva Tsog Kong offered for Rinpoche's long life - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Monks sounding long horns during Most Secret Hayagriva Tsog Kong offered for Rinpoche's long life - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-05
Ani Fran and Ani Karin in Rinpoche's rooms at Kopan Monastery - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-06
Ani Fran and Ani Karin in Rinpoche's rooms at Kopan Monastery - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-06
Rinpoche on Saka Dawa Zoom call with many FPMT Geshes, directors, regional and national coordinators, and staff from around the world, who offered a mandala offering and prayers for Rinpoche's long life - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-06
Rinpoche on Saka Dawa Zoom call with many FPMT Geshes, directors, regional and national coordinators, and staff from around the world, who offered a mandala offering and prayers for Rinpoche's long life - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2020-06
Rinpoche on Saka Dawa Zoom call with many FPMT geshes, directors, regional and national coordinators, and staff from around the world, who offered a mandala and prayers for Rinpoche's long life, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, June 2020.  Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.
Rinpoche on Saka Dawa Zoom call with many FPMT geshes, directors, regional and national coordinators, and staff from around the world, who offered a mandala and prayers for Rinpoche's long life, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, June 2020. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.
Last session of Nyung Na retreat on the day after Saka Dawa, Kopan Monastery, Nepal. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.
Last session of Nyung Na retreat on the day after Saka Dawa, Kopan Monastery, Nepal. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.
Lama Chopa on Saka Dawa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-06
Lama Chopa on Saka Dawa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-06
Lama Chopa on Saka Dawa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-06
Lama Chopa on Saka Dawa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2020-06
Rinpoche in the Kopan shop - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche in the Kopan shop - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche visited the Kopan canteen and enjoyed tea there with some monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche visited the Kopan canteen and enjoyed tea there with some monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche having tea at the Kopan canteen with some monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche having tea at the Kopan canteen with some monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche outside Kopan Gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche outside Kopan Gompa - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche meeting different Kopan staff monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche meeting different Kopan staff monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche meeting different Kopan staff monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche meeting different Kopan staff monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche found some very old and precious thangkas - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Rinpoche found some very old and precious thangkas - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Rinpoche smiling in the main gompa of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche smiling in the main gompa of Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche offered breakfast for the Kopan teachers and gave some advice - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche offered breakfast for the Kopan teachers and gave some advice - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche offered breakfast for the Kopan teachers and gave some advice, with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi (left) and Losang Namgyal Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche offered breakfast for the Kopan teachers and gave some advice, with Khen Rinpoche Geshe Chonyi (left) and Losang Namgyal Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Geshe Thubten Jikdol, newly appointed as the President of Buddhist Philosophy Promotion and Monastery Development Committee of Nepal - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Geshe Thubten Jikdol, newly appointed as the President of Buddhist Philosophy Promotion and Monastery Development Committee of Nepal - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche reciting mantras and making prayers on toys before giving them away. The mantras recited on them bless anyone who then sees or touches them - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche reciting mantras and making prayers on toys before giving them away. The mantras recited on them bless anyone who then sees or touches them - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche with Kopan Monastery staff, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche with Kopan Monastery staff, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
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