On the TV I saw the goats waiting in line, between wood fences, it didn’t show how they were killed, but it showed one cow that was on the platform, with the head tied, being pulled down to be killed. The cow didn’t want to go and the man was pulling it. I thought I […]
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.
Venerable Roger Kunsang recently published an article on the FPMT website with suggested practices to benefit Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Here is the Hayagriva prayer and mantra: Your pure triple faces are adorned with skull ornaments of five Buddha families. Six limbs are holding weapons in the mudra of accomplishing siddhis. In the aspect of great […]
Take teachings live from Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Hongkong on March 23rd and 24th! The following live webcasts are planned: March 23rd: Teaching on How to Face Death without Fear (3pm-7pm Hong Kong time, 2:00 am Eastern Standard Time) March 24th: Motivation teaching before Vajrasattva initiation (starts at 3pm Hong Kong time). Watch at http://new.livestream.com/FPMT/ChamTseLing This will […]
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 […]
2012 World-Wide Saka Dawa Sutra of Golden Light Recitation, May 21 – June 4 On the full moon day, June 4 for this year, of the 4th month of the Tibetan calendar, Buddha Shakyamuni took birth, attained full and complete Enlightenment and passed into Parinirvana. Lama Zopa Rinpoche, citing the Treasure of Quotations and Logicnotes that virtuous actions done on […]
Bodhisattvas want to be used by sentient beings. That is what the bodhisattvas’ attitude is. They actually accept it. The worldly mind things that being used by others is bad, it is the worst thing, but bodhisattvas are most happy to accept this. If you want to achieve enlightenment, you have to practice bodhicitta and […]
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 […]
Spotted on the fridge door at Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s home in Aptos, CA — a mantra for purifying residual offerings from pujas so they can be offered again (for example, candles or incense). TADYATHA IDAM PENI RATNA PEMANI PARATNA NI SVAHA X7