Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive | The Archive of the FPMT

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  • The Merit of Study
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    "Every time you study, this is service to Lama Yeshe and to me...Then in addition, all this is according to the wishes of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, so you are also fulfilling the wishes of His Holiness each time you study."

  • E-letter No. 140: January 2015
    Dr. Nicholas Ribush

    Read our latest e-news, which features an excerpt from a teaching by Lama Yeshe, Nourishing Our Loving Kindness Wisdom Energy, as well as news about the work of the Archive and links to great resources on the web.

  • Caring for a Child With Special Needs
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    "Every past, present and future happiness, everything comes from other sentient beings, whether friend, enemy or stranger."

  • Dharma Every Day

    Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive Status Report and Future Plans
    Read how our work together brings the Dharma to thousands of people, all over the world, every day.


  • Advice on Calling the Guru from Afar
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    A teaching on guru devotion given during an oral transmission of Calling the Guru from Afar, a prayer composed by Pabongka Rinpoche.

  • Practices for Family Conciliation and Purification
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    Extensive advice given to a student who asked about pacifying her brother's aggressive behavior and helping her elderly mother.

  • Practicing the Unmistaken Path

    Practicing the Unmistaken Path: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991. The first volume of a new ebook series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991. 



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Most of our books are FREE! Introductory to advanced topics from Lama Yeshe, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and others. See our full list of titles...

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Our Online Advice Book contains nearly 1,300 advices from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on a wide variety of topics, including Health, Lam-rim practice, and more.

Strategic Plan 2014-18

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New Ebook Only Series: Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991. The first book is titled Practicing the Unmistaken Path. The second book will be out soon.

Lama Yeshe's Biography: Big Love: Forthcoming in 2015. Read excerpts on our Big Love Blog!

FPMT Lineage Project: Recently published: The Perfect Human Rebirth. Forthcoming: Moon in Rippling Water: Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Teachings on Emptiness. Watch this video of editor Ross Moore talking about the project.

Heart Advice Series: Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Bodhisattva Attitude is available for FREE. Watch this video of editor Ven Sarah Thresher talking about the book. Forthcoming: Mahayana Refuge.

New Archival Video posted on our YouTube channel: Lama Yeshe's Thousand-Arm Chenrezig Commentary

Our Latest DVDs: Lama Yeshe's Life, Death and After Death and Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe together on Freedom Through Understanding.

EBook versions of all our books are available for Kindle, Nook, Sony and more! See our online store.

Image Gallery: View images from as early as 1967 in our Online Image Gallery. Latest addition: Lama Zopa Rinpoche at the Light of the Path retreat in 2014. You can also order high quality portraits here.

To order our books and DVDs, visit our online store. Most of our books are free, though we do ask you to cover the costs of shipping.