Teachings

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Chenrezig Institute, Queensland, Australia

A talk about guru devotion, the FPMT organization and the benefits of the Dharma center

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo by Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Palmwoods, Queensland, Australia

A talk to workers at the hospice about the benefits of serving others with a sincere heart

His Holiness the Dalai Lama greets Lama Zopa Rinpoche at Kurukulla Center, Boston, USA, 2012. Photo: Devin Jones.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Kurukulla Center, Medford, MA, USA

A teaching on the merit of offering service to the guru at the Dharma center.

Lama Yeshe giving a public talk at Kensington Town Hall, England, 1975. Nick Ribush is at the lower left.
By Nicholas Ribush

Dr. Nicholas Ribush gives an account of his personal experience of Lama Yeshe, the founder of the FPMT.

Lama Yeshe meditating by the ocean, Sicily, 1983. Photo: Jacie Keeley.
By Lama Thubten Yeshe in Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa, Italy

Advice to FPMT center and project directors about the purpose, structure and direction of the organization.

By Nicholas Ribush

A journey across South-east Asia in 1972 led Dr Nick Ribush to Kopan Monastery, Nepal.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Seventh Kopan Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Raleigh, USA

How to rejoice in the hardships borne while working for the Dharma center

Lama Zopa Rinpoche teaching at the Seventh Kopan Meditation Course, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1974. Photo: Wendy Finster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2010

Advice on how to work at the Dharma center and how to practice Dharma.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche, 2009. Photo: Kunsang Thubten (Henri Lopez).
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 1989

Rinpoche's advice on the benefits of working for Dharma centers

Lama Zopa Rinpoche blessing land in Washington state, USA, 2008. Photo by Holly Ansett.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Chenrezig Institute, Queensland, Australia, 2006

A talk about guru devotion, the FPMT organization and the benefits of the Dharma center

By Nicholas Ribush in Pomaia, Italy 1995

Fundraising in the FPMT: What it is and how to do it

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Taos, New Mexico, 1999. Photo by Lenny Foster.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Soquel, California, 2001

A review of FPMT services provided and of things remaining to be done

Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Italy. Photo: Piero Sirianni.
By Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in Valencia, Spain 2003

Rinpoche's advice on the purpose of centers and study groups

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book

Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche about offering service at the Dharma center. Topics include conflict resolution, how to design the center logo, fundraising and teaching Dharma.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's Online Advice Book
  • The Merit of Serving the Guru •
  • The Merit of Working at the Center •
  • Sending Music to Center Director •
  • Helping a Study Group  •
  • Thanks to Director •
  • Buying Property for Center  •
  • Card and Earrings   •
  • Buying Land for the Center  •
  • A Very Special Job •
  • A Challenge For Your Practice •
  • Thanking Directors •
  • How to Deal With Stress •
  • The Need for Dharma Centers •
  • Illegal Buildings on a Property •
  • Chairperson of a Dharma Center •
  • Model Center Directors •
  • Change in Position Due to Karma •
  • New Director •
  • Numberless Thanks for Your Service •
  • Thanks for Service at the Center •
  • Advice Received in a Dream •
  • On Being Center Director •
  • Learning How to Run the Center •
  • Thanks for Bringing the Students Together •
  • Practices for Center Director •

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