Mandala magazine covers the vibrant international community of Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an international charitable organization founded by Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935-1984) and Lama Zopa Rinpoche with more than 155 affiliate centers, projects and services in more than 30 countries.
Published semiannually, Mandala offers authentic Tibetan Buddhist teachings from Lama Yeshe, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and many other respected lamas; and covers the modern dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism, and shares the activities of FPMT students worldwide.
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Mandala July-December 2018’s cover story “Creating Harmony through Our Thoughts and Actions” opens up the conversation on how we cultivate an environment of peace and unity in our Dharma communities.
Also in this issue, we share an interview with the 104th Ganden Tri Rinpoche Lobsang Tenzin; an excerpt from His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s The Life of My Teacher: A Biography of Kyabje Ling Rinpoche; and an interview with the new abbot of Sera Mey Monastery, Geshe Tashi Tsering, who served for twenty-four years as the resident teacher of Jamyang Buddhist Center.
Finally, we share story about how an enormous Twenty-one Taras thangka brings blessings of peace to our chaotic world. Plus, teachings from Lama Yeshe, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, and more!