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The FPMT is an organization devoted to preserving and spreading Mahayana Buddhism worldwide by creating opportunities to listen, reflect, meditate, practice and actualize the unmistaken teachings of the Buddha and based on that experience spreading the Dharma to sentient beings. We provide integrated education through which people’s minds and hearts can be transformed into their highest potential for the benefit of others, inspired by an attitude of universal responsibility and service. We are committed to creating harmonious environments and helping all beings develop their full potential of infinite wisdom and compassion. Our organization is based on the Buddhist tradition of Lama Tsongkhapa of Tibet as taught to us by our founder, Lama Thubten Yeshe and our spiritual director, Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche.

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Prayer to the Six-Syllable Great Compassionate One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FPMT. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This practice includes eloquent praises and mantra recitation to Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion, to help develop the mind of compassion, with teachings on the benefit of such practice by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
The Preliminary Practice of TSA-TSAS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,830. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FPMT. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The presence of holy objects in the world transforms the minds of sentient beings and helps them realize the path to enlightenment. In addition, the preliminary practice of making tsa-tsas purifies obstacles and creates positive conditions for this and future lives. This practice contains all the instructions needed for creating tsa-tsas, including the actual practice and practical advice.

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Heart Advice for Retreat eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Lama Zopa Rinpoche offers advice on the essential aspects of retreat and how to bring about the result of enlightenment. Additionally, Rinpoche provides compelling commentary to Pabongkha's text, "Like a Female Cannibal Cheating", and on the rituals and necessary motivations required for entering into retreat.
The Preliminary Practice of Vajrasattva eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,390. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Doing Vajrasattva retreat is not simply about reciting the mantra and saying some prayers; it is about making the practice effective for your mind, making it the quickest, most powerful way to transform your mind. Experienced meditators have advised that, in general, it is more important to put your everyday life's effort into the practice of purification - a way to attain spiritual realization.
The Preliminary Practice of Prostrations eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Prostrations to the Thirty-five (35) Confession Buddhas with recitation of the "Bodhisattva's Confession of Moral Downfalls" from the Sutra of Three Heaps, is one of the most powerful methods available to purify harmful actions we have done in the past. By doing this practice mindfully, we can prevent unwanted sufferings from occurring in the future.
Service as a Path to Enlightenment eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This short text contains essential advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on how to be skillful in our service to others.
Prayers for Teaching Occasions eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The prayers in this collection were gathered and organized according to the traditional recitations before and after Mahayana teachings. Includes common prayers for before and after teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and other teachers.
Vajrasattva Retreat Sadhanas eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This is a collection of two Vajrasattva sadhanas to be used when doing Vajrasattva retreat. Included are: Heruka Vajrasattva Retreat Sadhana and Abbreviated Heruka Vajrasattva Sadhana.
A Short Practice of Green Tara eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This practice includes the short sadhana, commentary from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and three versions of Praises to the Twenty-One Taras. A Kriya Tantra empowerment of Green Tara is needed. However, one can do this practice without such an empowerment as long as one does not generate oneself as the deity.
Medicine Buddha Sadhana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This practice requires the student to have permission/empowerment received from a qualified master in order to engage in the self-generation of the deity. However, it is permitted to do this practice without such an empowerment as long as you do not generate yourself as the deity. Instead, you should generate the deity at the crown of your head or in front of you instead of self-generation.
Refuge in the Three Jewels eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Compiled on the advice of Lama Zopa Rinpoche this ebook includes the practice of taking refuge, the commitments of taking refuge, the vows themselves, and explanations of how to receive a downfall as well as the benefits of protecting these precious vows.
The Stories and Words of Great Buddhist Masters, Vol. 2 eBook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"The Stories and Words of Great Buddhist Masters, Volume 2" shares more personal stories and remembrances of the inspiring Gelug-lineage teachers familiar to many Western Dharma students.
The Stories and Words of Great Buddhist Masters, Vol. 1 eBook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,280. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"The Stories and Words of Great Buddhist Masters, Volume 1" is an anthology of teachings, interviews and personal stories of the lives of our lineage masters, drawn from Mandala magazine’s archive issues.
Meeting Death with Wisdom eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Meeting Death with Wisdom: A Mandala Ebook on Death & Dying is a collection of teachings, advice, stories and interviews drawn from Mandala’s archive that takes a look at how both high lamas and ordinary students have experienced the death and dying process.
Liberating Animals eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The practices and mantras found in Liberating Animals from the Danger of Death are profound methods to prolong life and cure sickness by making special effort to benefit and protect the lives of helpless creatures that are on the verge of being killed. Not only do we save these beings from immediate suffering, but we also create the cause for their attainment of better future lives.
Lamrim Prayers eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Lamrim Prayers – glance meditations on the graduated path, includes Calling the Lama from Afar, The Foundation of All Good Qualities, The Three Principles of the Path, Practicing Guru Devotion with the Nine Attitudes and A Glance Meditation on All the Points of the Lamrim. Included in Essential Buddhist Prayers, Volume 1, 2006, FPMT WWW.
Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Also known as the Hundred Deities of Tushita (Ganden Lha Gyama), it is a seven-limb practice related to Lama Tsongkhapa. To supplement and complete this short text, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has added other practices.
Kshitigarbha Practice eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This practice, compiled by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, is especially beneficial for those who have heavy problems, serious health problems, big projects, financial difficulties, or are in danger of experiencing natural disasters such as earthquakes.
Practicing the Five Powers Near the Time of Death eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This extraordinary practice contains advice and commentary from Lama Zopa Rinpoche on how to practice the five powers near the time of death, thereby ensuring a peaceful death and positive rebirth. Rinpoche discusses the power of eliminating attachment and practicing generosity, the power of prayer, eliminating the ego, training, and bodhichitta.
Nyung Na eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,300. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Nyung Na retreat is a two-day intensive practice that includes taking the 24-hour Mahayana precepts with the addition of complete fasting and silence on the second day. Doing even one Nyung Na is said to be as effective as three months of other purification practices and is extremely powerful for healing illness, purifying negative karma, and opening the heart to compassion.
Amitayus Long Life Sutra eBook
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Writing Amitayus Long Life Sutra collects the most merit. You write it, not because someone needs the book, but just because it helps for long life and to collect merit. It’s very good to print for people who have cancer, and for the success of activities and projects.
Vajra Cutter Sutra English eBook
Price: Free! Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vajra Cutter Sutra (The Exalted Mahayana Sutra on the Wisdom Gone Beyond called "The Vajra Cutter") contains teachings by the Buddha on the Perfection of Wisdom. Reciting this sutra purifies mountains of negative karma, clears away obstacles to the success of virtuous activities, and plants seeds to realize emptiness directly.
Sutra for Entering the City of Vaishali eBook
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Sutra for Entering the City of Vaishali can be simple: The Noble Sutra on Entering the Great City of Vaishali is an incredibly powerful sutra that one can listen to, read when one is in intense pain or very sick, suffering from spirit harm or other ailments.
Sanghata Sutra English eBook
Price: Free! Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This Sanghata Sutra is a Mahayana sutra containing stories illustrating the power of invoking the bodhisattva wish when interacting with others; and the power of past and present actions to produce expansive results. Imbued with the blessings of the power of prayer invoked by Shakyamuni Buddha himself, recitation of this sutra produces a great mass of positive karma.
King of Prayers eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This King of Prayers, the extraordinary aspiration of the prayer of Samantabhadra, is commonly recited to bring benefit to those who are sick or have just passed away, and for the success of a virtuous project. It is a written aspiration containing the immaculate wishes of holy beings and in itself is a complete practice. It was extracted from the Gandhavyuha chapter of the Avatamsaka Sutra.
The Heart Sutra, The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra eBook
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Heart Sutra is a popular sutra in Mahayana Buddhism. Its Sanskrit title, Prajñaparamitahdaya, can be translated as "The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom". The Heart Sutra is often cited as the best-known and most popular Buddhist scripture.
The Preliminary Practice of Dorje Khadro eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The practice of Dorje Khadro comes highly praised for its power to purify negative karma in general, but especially for its ability to purify obstacles caused by broken vows and samaya related to highest yoga tantra. It also assists us in assembling the most conducive conditions for success in long retreats.
Chanting the Names of Manjushri eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Chanting the Names of Manjushri consists of 160 verses and mantra sentences of praise to Manjushri, the bodhisattva of transcendent wisdom.
Buddhism in a Nutshell eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book blends ancient wisdom with a modern perspective, while preserving the unique blueprint for enlightenment that Tibetan Buddhist practitioners have relied upon, with success, for centuries. It does so by skillfully combining the teachings of Tibetan Buddhist masters with teachings on the same subjects from the perspective of a Western teacher.
Balanced Mind, Balanced Body eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In 2002, Lama Zopa Rinpoche requested Amy Cayton to put together a collection of stories from FPMT students about successfully dealing with the condition known as lung (Tib. rlung; pronounced loong).
A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Lama Zopa Rinpoche specifically compiled A Daily Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha for Buddhist practitioners to use as the basis of a formal meditation practice. This edition includes extensive explanation of the visualizations to be done while taking refuge.
The Method to Transform a Suffering Life into Happiness (Including Enlightenment) with Additional Practices: A Commentary eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,370. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In this commentary Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains the essential daily practice—Method to Transform a Suffering Life into Happiness with Additional Practices—that he specifically compiled to anyone wishing to start their day with a bodhichitta motivation. This commentary includes practices and mantras together with Rinpoche’s explanations of their benefit and how to them.
The Method to Transform a Suffering Life into Happiness (Including Enlightenment) with Additional Practices eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Lama Zopa Rinpoche has specifically compiled this essential daily practice for his students and anyone else wishing to start their day, and all their activities, with a perfect Dharma intention and bodhichitta motivation. It includes practices and mantras to make one’s life highly beneficial for oneself and others.
Praises to the Twenty-One Taras eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Tara Recitation helps bring success in all virtuous endeavors.
Heart Advice for Death and Dying eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,920. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Lama Zopa Rinpoche has given profound and accessible teachings on death and dying for many years.Heart Advice for Death and Dying contains Rinpoche’s essential advice for the time of death and for finding the deepest fulfillment in life.
Creating the Sacred eBook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Creating the Sacred, dives into the world of the artists and organizers creating the beautiful and inspiring sacred art of FPMT. This collection of interviews and stories includes a history of Buddhist art, discussions of the benefits of holy objects, and an inside look at what goes into making Tibetan Buddhist thangkas, prayer wheels, and statues.
Lama Chopa Jorcho eBook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,240. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Lama Chopa is a practice of guru devotion special to the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism where we invoke all the lamas of the graduated path lineage beginning with Shakyamuni Buddha himself, extending to our present direct teachers who have shown us the path. English and Phonetics only.
From Warm Heart to Warm Heart: The Transmission of Dharma in the Modern World eBook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,190. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
From Warm Heart to Warm Heart: The Transmission of Dharma in the Modern World is an ebook collection of seventeen interviews with some of Tibetan Buddhism’s most popular teachers, practitioners, and scholars.
The Preliminary Practice of Altar Set-up & Water Bowl Offerings eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This eBook provides a complete explanation of how to set up a personal altar, how to make water bowl offerings, and how to offer them in the most extensive and beneficial way. This edition includes information on water bowls, meditations to use while doing the practice, and a mantra to recite when removing food offerings from the altar to avoid creating the karma of stealing from the Triple Gem.
The King of Glorious Sutras called the Exalted Sublime Golden Light eBook
Price: Free! Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The King of Glorious Sutras called the Exalted Sublime Golden Light, also known as The Sutra of Golden Light, is a Mahayana sutra with great power and benefit. Reading the sutra helps bring peace to the world, promotes healing, gives great protection, and most importantly, plants the seed of enlightenment.

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