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Kopan Monastery Continues Emergency Relief Work

Kopan Monastery monks continue to lead emergency relief efforts, going out to offer aid packages to people in villages far outside of Kathmandu. The Kopan monks are helping hundreds of families in a direct and organized way with rice, dal, oil, blankets, clothing and other supplies that are... Read full article
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Kopan Monastery and Nunnery Shaken By Quake, Organize Emergency Relief Efforts

Ven. Joan Nicell, a Canadian nun currently living at Kopan Monastery, shared this report of events at Kopan Monastery and Nunnery after the April 25 earthquake in Nepal. This report wraps up a week of blog posts on FPMT.org covering the earthquake and its aftermath. 


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At noon on... Read full article
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The Many Helping Hands of FPMT Centers and Projects in Nepal

As the shaking of the ground in Nepal tapers off and electricity returns to Kathmandu, relief efforts have been moving forward. Ven. Roger Kunsang shared that the first aid shipment to Thame arrived on May 1.


Lama Zopa Rinpoche offered $50,000 in initial emergency aid through FPMT’s... Read full article
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News from Kopan Nunnery



30 April 2015, 1 p.m. Kathmandu time


From Ven. Sarah Thresher:


Today, Tara Melwani, who is the Southeast Asia FPMT regional coordinator from Singapore, and myself went down to check on the Khachoe Ghaykil Nunnery also known as Kopan Nunnery. On the way, we passed the Kopan reception... Read full article
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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Sending US$50,000 of Aid to Thame in Solu Khumbu District, Nepal

29 April 2015, 1 p.m. Kathmandu


From Ven. Roger Kunsang:



So many people have been affected and many seriously. It’s an impossible job to help everyone at the same time.


The government with the support of many overseas and local organizations are prioritizing the worst-affected... Read full article
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Video of Kopan Monastery after the Earthquake

Phil Hunt, coordinator for the Animal Liberation Sanctuary, a project of Kopan Monastery, was enroute to Nepal when the earthquake struck on Saturday, April 25. He arrived safely in Kathmandu on Sunday, April 26, and traveled up to Kopan Monastery. 


“At Kopan Monastery the monks and... Read full article
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Lama Zopa Rinpoche Begins Teaching Tour, Emergency Relief Arrives in Thame

After completing the Most Secret Hayagriva initiation late at night on May 3, Lama Zopa Rinpoche departed from Kopan Monastery in Nepal on May 4 to begin a worldwide teaching tour. Rinpoche travels first to New Zealand’s Mahamudra Centre, where he is scheduled to teach May... Read full article
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Resources to Support Nepal

FPMT.org makes available a variety of resources to help concerned students and supporters stay abreast of the latest updates and news from Kopan Monastery and other FPMT centers and projects in Nepal affected by the earthquake.


Learn more and offer support to the Nepal Earthquake Support... Read full article
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Update from Ven. Roger Kunsang

30 April 2015, 10 p.m. Kathmandu time


From Ven. Roger:


Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teaching today was in gompa for the first time due to the rain. Rinpoche taught that the earthquake fear is similar to what we create in Chod, and that the earthquake came from karma and from our self-cherishing... Read full article
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Kopan Monastery Helps Supply Water and Food

Posted 30 April 2015, 10:18 p.m. Kathmandu


From Kopan Monastery staff:


Day five


We’ve come to know that food and water are needed at the hospital, which is full of sick people and their families living with little amounts of food and water. We prepared cooked meals and water... Read full article
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Helping in Diverse Ways

29 April 2015, 8 p.m. Kathmandu time


From Ven. Sarah Thresher:


Teachings canceled today [at Kopan]. Most people went down to help in diverse ways: distributing food in Bhaktapur, moving rubble, collecting garbage. In Durbar Square they found one person still alive as well as many... Read full article
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FPMT's Activities in Nepal

The strong connection between the international FPMT community and Nepal cannot be understated. After all, Kopan Hill is where it all started. After receiving teachings from Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the early Kopan courses, inspired students spread across the globe, starting... Read full article
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Mandala Publications is the official publication of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an international charitable organization founded more than thirty years ago by two Tibetan Buddhist masters, Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935-1984) and Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche. FPMT is now a vibrant international community, with a network of over 160 affiliate centers, projects and services, and members in more than thirty countries.

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Mandala print magazine (complete with online content) is published in January, April, July and October.