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.
As a parent, you can make yourself happy by thinking: How wonderful that my life can be beneficial for even one sentient being. How wonderful that I can take care of even one sentient being. How wonderful that my limbs can be useful for looking after and bringing happiness to even one sentient being. Especially […]
On Sunday, March 13 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, we will join together for a long life puja dedicated to our teacher and Spiritual Director, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Other FPMT centers around the world will also be doing long life pujas dedicated to Rinpoche on this same day. We will do the Guru Puja […]
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 […]
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 […]