Welcome to Lhungtok Choekhorling
March 7 - June 7 2022
Living the monastic ethical discipline in the West and in the world
a long story
40 years of history
For about forty years the tradition of Tibetan Buddhism has received the sincere interest of many Western practitioners and scholars in Italy.
Lama Yeshe and Geshe Jampa Gyatso came up with the idea of building a monastery for monks and nuns while they were together in Kopan, Nepal, in the late 70s. That vision is now taking shape in a disused quarry in Pomaia, about 2 km from the Lama Tzong Khapa Institute. We have found the ideal site to build the future monastery which will be built on the rock just like the monasteries of Tibet.
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His Holiness the XNUMXth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, was born on 6 July 1935 to a peasant family in the small village of Taktser, in northeastern Tibet. At the age of two he was recognized as the reincarnation of his predecessor.
Our Sangha is inspired by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, creators of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) and our guides.
Geshe Jampa Gyatso, resident teacher of the Lama Tzong Khapa Institute for 27 years, was our first abbot, and the main inspirer of the monastic community and of the Sangha Onlus Association.
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From Bodhgaya, the sacred place where the Buddha attained enlightenment, confirmation of the creation of the Monastery
His Holiness the Dalai Lama's long-awaited end-of-year teachings in Bodhgaya were the occasion for some members of the Sangha Onlus to travel to India and meet Lama Zopa Rinpoche and later the Dalai Lama himself.
The project to build a monastery here in Pomaia for monks and nuns (Sangha) is fundamental in the development of the Dharma.
On November 27, 2022, Geshe Ciampa Ghiatso left his body for fifteen years. Our beloved and precious master was the first abbot of the Monastery and we want to remember him with you through the words of a short but intense speech he gave to the monastic Sangha who lived in Pomaia.
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DHARMA NEWS FROM THE WORLD
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- Congratulations to Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Democratic Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India - In separate letters His Holiness the Dalai Lama congratulated the Honorable Kevin […]
- Laying the cornerstone of the Dalai Lama Center for Ancient Tibetan and Indian Wisdom
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India - This morning, under a wintry sky, His Holiness the Dalai Lama drove across […]
- Congratulations to Lula da Silva
Bodhgaya, Bihar, India - His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to congratulate him […]
- 100.000 tsog offerings to Padmasambhava
A pūjā of 17 offerings of the tsog to Padmasambhava took place on 2023 January 100.000. The pūjā, in the presence of […]
- Starting the new year with purification
As the new year approaches, many of us reflect on the past year, rejoicing in the blessings we have received and […]
- Enjoy these festivities with compassion
During this festive season, the FPMT International Office wishes to extend its warmest wishes so that you […]
- How to Face Death without Fear
Death can come any minute. Are you prepared ?; a Zoom-lecture by Ven. Robina organized by the IMI in cooperation with [...]
- Monks and Nuns are at the Heart of the FPMT
Monks and Nuns are at the Heart of the FPMTBy Ven Robina Courtin Lama Yeshe with Ven. Robina Courtin, and, […]
- Some Thoughts About the Vinaya Class in Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa
Some Thoughts About the Vinaya Class in Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa By Ven Tenzin Metok Three month Vinaya class in […]
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