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Oral transmission of the text The Recitation of the Holy Names by Manjushri
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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The video of Jhado Rinpoche's visit: "The Monastery will be perfect, both internally and externally"
We are happy to be able to share the video of His Eminence Jhado Rinpoche's visit to the hill of Lhungtok Choekorling Monastery on April 18th.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Offering of 1.000 Buddhas for Long Life
On May 24, at 8:00 am Indian time, our FPMT family will have the incredibly precious opportunity to offer a life long puja to His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Namgyal Monastery in Mcleod Ganj, India.
Goodbye Fri. Caesar Thubten Thardo
Our dear Dharma brother Ven. Cesare Thubten Thardo "he who walks towards Nirvana", after several years of illness, this morning at 5:00 followed his master Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
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DHARMA NEWS FROM THE WORLD
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- Long life text for Puja offered to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, May 24, 2023
On May 24, 2023, the FPMT has the incredibly precious opportunity to offer a life long puja to His Holiness […]
- Prayer May – For the speedy return of Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Following the advice received for the practices to be recited for the speedy return of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the FPMT Centers […]
- Chötrul Düchen with the FPMT Italy 2023 Centers
Happy Chötrul Düchen! On March 7, 2023 we celebrate a particular event in the life of Buddha, according to tradition […]
- The European Hindu Holy Inquisition
By Ani Jampa Sangmo I am going to write down the following short historical background because I wish to be aware […]
- 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, […]
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