At the Light of the Path Retreat on Friday, August 19, there was tremendous rejoicing when Lama Zopa Rinpoche announced that the land for the very large Maitreya Buddha statue in Kushinagar had been officially signed over by the state government of Uttar Pradesh.
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“We are rejoicing for the one million prostrations recently completed by a group of students at Amitabha Buddhist Centre!” anncounced Ven. Tenzin Tsultrim, student and staff person at Amitabha Buddhist Centre (ABC) in Singapore. “Here is a message that organizers of the... Read full article
The August FPMT International Office e-News is out now!
This month you’ll find:
Links so you can listen to Rinpoche’s teachings during the Light of the Path RetreatWhat is a holiday from Rinpoche’s point of viewRejoice in Offerings made on Chokhor DuchenNew Materials... Read full article
“Anybody who wants peace in the world should read the Golden Light Sutra (Ser.ö dam.päi do wang.gyi gyälpo,” Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised in 2007. “This is a very important practice to stop violence and wars in the world. The Golden Light Sutra is one of the most beneficial ways... Read full article
The new issue of Mandala features the Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom (FDCW), the UK-based FPMT international project that oversees the development and dissemination of Universal Education for Compassion and Wisdom (UECW) programs, such as the 16 Guidelines for Life and the new... Read full article
Light of the Path Retreat 2016 with Lama Zopa Rinpoche begins on Sunday, August 14, at 5 p.m. local time (UTC -5). This retreat is the fourth in a series of teaching retreats led by Rinpoche based on Lama Atisha’s text Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment.
You can enjoy all of these teachings in... Read full article
“If we do some profound scientific analysis, some inner scientific analysis, we can see how much we believe in this totally real I that actually does not exist. It appears to be real from its own side, we believe it to be real one hundred percent, but it is not there. By doing this inner... Read full article
More than 300 people are attending the 2016 Light of the Path retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, currently taking place in North Carolina, US, now in its second week. In addition, many more people are watching Rinpoche teach live in English on YouTube with simultaneous interpretation into French,... Read full article
The Light of the Path retreat is underway. Live video of Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching in English with interpretation into French, Spanish and Italian is now available! Live Mandarin interpretation is available in audio only. A second, backup, Livestream.com video stream of the teachings in... Read full article
On July 31, Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s assistant and CEO of FPMT, Inc., shared on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Twitter page this very brief teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche:
Rinpoche quoting Shantideva; Whatever happens I should never disturb others happy mind … It only... Read full article
On July 31, Ven. Roger Kunsang shared on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Twitter page this very brief teaching from Lama Zopa Rinpoche:
Rinpoche; everything is in your hand, your happiness, your suffering, all up to you, up to your mind. Our potential is unbelievable!
Ven. Roger Kunsang, Lama Zopa... Read full article
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