(source: https://fpmt.org/teachers/zopa/schedule/ – please check this website for updates) Students of Lama Zopa Rinpoche will have an opportunity to study with him both on the West coast and the East coast in August. August 11 Transmission of the Prajnaparamita, Maitripa College, OR, USA August 12 Medicine Buddha jenang August 17 Teaching on the Seven Point Mind Training, Kurukulla Center, MA, USA August 18 Teaching continues, […]
Saka Dawa is the holiest day of the year according to the Tibetan calendar. It celebrates the Buddha’s birth, passing, and para-nirvana. This year it takes place on May 29. Suggested practices include: Lama Zopa Rinpoche recommends offering a complete recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light (resources available here). Taking the Eight Mahayana precepts […]
By serving your guru, realizations just come. The potential of all realizations is there within your mind. You just need purification to reveal them. The more you purify, the more realizations you receive. Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Practicing Guru Devotion
As a reminder, Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme) suggested that we offer recitations of two particular texts for the benefit of Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2017. The two texts are Vajra Cutter Sutra and the Dependent Arising: A Praise of the Buddha (Tendrel Topa). Please submit the number of recitations that you completed to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 14, […]
Note: this is not a Guhyasamaja Center event Registration for the 2017 Light of the Path Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche is open. Dates: August 20-September 17, 2017 Location: Blue Ridge Assembly, a retreat and conference center in Black Mountain, in the Western part of North Carolina near Asheville. It isn’t necessary to have attended […]
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 […]
There is no sentient being we have not eaten. In the past, you have eaten me numberless times; I have eaten you numberless times. This might come as a big shock but that’s what has happened. Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Sun of Devotion Stream of Blessings. Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. 2016, p. 194.