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  • Cutting the Root of Samsara

    Cutting the Root of Samsara: Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991, Volume 3. The third volume of a new ebook series of Lama Zopa Rinpoche's teachings given during the 24th Kopan lam-rim course in 1991.


  • E-letter No. 145: June 2015

    Read our June 2015 e-news, which features an excerpt from our new e-book Cutting the Root of Samsara, by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, as well as news about new audio books and other multimedia publications, and links to great resources on the web.

  • Thought Transformation in Daily Life
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    A public talk in Geneva, Switzerland, on the essential practice of mind training (lo-jong) and how to transform problems.

  • The Ultimate Nature of the Mind
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    "Just being sad about any problem or mistake that happens in your life is of no use. Remember your buddha nature, which is pure, which is not oneness with the mistakes." 

  • A Healthy Diet
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    A student wrote that hypothyroidism and a food addiction had caused her to gain weight. Rinpoche advised her to stop eating sugar and meat, and also gave advice on tsog offering and purification practices she could do.

  • Meditation on Bodhicitta and Emptiness
    Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    After a short discourse on emptiness, Rinpoche teaches tong-len, or taking and giving—the meditation practice of generating bodhicitta by taking on the suffering of others and giving them happiness.

  • 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.


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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...

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New Ebook Only Series: Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Lam-rim Teachings from Kopan 1991. The second volume, Creating the Causes of Happiness, is out now.

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.

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