For all you Jeffrey Hopkins fans, the December 4th 2013 edition of the FPMT Mandala Magazine’s blog has a link to a 1995 conversation between Ven. Robina Courtin and Professor Jeffrey Hopkins. He shares his near death experience due to Lyme disease and how his meditation practice helped save him. Personally, I’ve learned so much […]
Buddhafest & Allies for Compassion co-sponsored the Loving Kindness Relics Tour in Washington D.C. this past weekend. A slow but steady stream of visitors filled the lovely old chapel where the relics were housed. Visitors sat and meditated in the presence of the relics. Several came all three days. Many broke down and wept openly. […]
An unbelievable opportunity to receive the very rare Guhyasamaja empowerment from one of the leading tantric masters of our times, Lobsang Tenzin Jangtse Choje Rinpoche. 12 October 2013: From approximately 2:30 pm 13 October 2013: From 1:30 pm onward into the evening. Guhyasamaja The initiation and the following commentary are advanced Buddhist teachings. To participate, one […]
According to the September 2013 FPMT newsletter, the Light of the Path retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche will be held from May 3 to May 18 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC. Bookmark the Kadampa Center website for more information. Registration will open in the near future.
Here’s an incomplete list of summer Dharma courses taking place in North America this year. These are primarily FPMT Centers with a few other Gelukpa Centers and teachings from other traditions as well. For registration information and the most up-to-date information, please visit the links below. Rejoice! We are truly blessed to have so many […]
According to the FPMT website, the annual long life puja for Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche will be held at Kopan Monastery in Nepal on December 29, 2012. You are welcome to donate by December 18. Here is the donation website. May Rinpoche continue to guide and inspire us for many, many more years!
Here’s an opportunity to connect with Lama Zopa Rinpoche Sunday night. LIVE-BROADCAST We’re delighted to announce the Live Broadcast of Rinpoche’s teachings on Sunday, September 30th, at 7:00pm Pacific Time. Please note the Vajrasattva Initiation is restricted to attendees only. The Motivation part of the evening is what will be broadcasted live. Click here for […]
Here’s a great opportunity to check out the amazing courses offered at Maitripa College. Maitripa continues to offer more and more courses both onsite as well as online. (source: fpmt email group) Yangsi Rinpoche and Maitripa College invite you to sit in for free on the first two weeks of our Fall term during our […]
In honor of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday, Guhyasamaja Center participated in the FPMT Compassion Day project. Thanks primarily to Lynne Invram who filled the trunk of her SUV with groceries and delivered them from NJ, the Center donated 17 bags of groceries (estimated value $500) to the local food pantry. In addition, Tenzin and I created a card for His Holiness with his short long life prayer.
Just in case you missed this in the March 2012 FPMT eNewsletter: “Ven. Roger recently checked with Denma Locho Rinpoche whether there was anything FPMT centers, projects, services and students can do to help with Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s quick recovery. Denma Locho Rinpoche kindly advised a few pujas, which we are arranging now, and then […]