Whether or not we eat animals is in our hands


While I was in hospital in Australia, I saw on TV that Australia was selling huge numbers of sheep and cows to Indonesia. They showed sheep all lined up, so tiny, going to the slaughterhouse. There was the shot of a cow with a rope tied around its horns being pulled down from the platform […]

Parenting Resources: Lama Zopa Rinpoche Joyful Parents Successful Children


As Buddhist parents, we have a special and very important responsibility to ensure that our children not only receive a good worldly education but are also educated to be good-hearted human beings. In this book, Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how we can teach our children the good qualities and behavior that are essential for achieving […]

Food For Thought: FPMT Sera Je Food Fund Video


Here’s a short video featuring Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Rinpoche explains the importance of the Sera Je Food Fund in supporting thousands of monks at the monastery. Without this financial foundation, the monks would not have time to study, and the Dharma would decline because the number of qualified teachers would decrease. In addition to Lama […]

Urgent Request from Lama Zopa Rinpoche: practices to avert earthquakes


Please visit Land of Medicine Buddha‘s practices to avert earth quakes webpage for advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche given in November 2015: Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche advised a few things that need to be done as soon as possible in order to pacify a devastating and catastrophic earthquake from happening in California next year. These things need […]