Find links here to all the latest FPMT updates regarding Lama Zopa Rinpoche, our most precious guru and spiritual director, who showed the aspect of passing away on April 13, 2023.
Rinpoche describes the qualities of Lama Yeshe's holy body, speech and mind, the search for Lama's incarnation and the confirmation of Lama Ösel as the incarnation.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche describes how he first met Lama Yeshe and speaks of his last illness and of his pure compassion and great spiritual attainments in this interview with Piero Cerri shortly after Lama passed away.
Adele Hulse: Building a Stupa and the Generosity of Sister Max
Read Chapter 7 of Big Love: The Life and Teachings of Lama Yeshe. This chapter describes the lamas' pilgrimage to Lawudo and the beginnings of Kopan Monastery in 1969.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche discusses the death process and explains the signs which indicate that the consciousness has left the body. Rinpoche draws on his own experiences of seeing the deceased and gives a detailed account of Lama Yeshe's passing and cremation.
This Dharma celebration was held in India in 1982 from January to June 1982, and was hosted by International Mahayana Institute. Find links to teachings and videos from this event, and read the EEC1 report, with advice from His Holiness Ling Rinpoche, a summary of the program and a Tara practice by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Lama Yeshe introduces the Six Yogas of Naropa, an advanced tantric practice.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Inner Winning is the Real Winning
A prayer for the quick return of Geshe Lhundub Sopa Rinpoche, composed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Lama Zopa Rinpoche: Address at Lama Yeshe's Funeral
An explanation of the lineage, the levels of practitioners, the power of the mantra and the benefits of Vajrayogini practice.
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