About Thubten Yeshe

Thubten Yeshe (1935–1984) was a Tibetan lama who, while exiled in Nepal, co-founded Kopan Monastery (1969) and the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (1975). He followed the Gelug tradition, and was considered unconventional in his teaching style.

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People & places associated with the FPMT foundation

The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) was founded in 1975 by Lamas and , who began teaching Buddhism to Western students in Nepal. The FPMT has grown to encompass over 160 Dharma centers, projects, and services in 37 countries. Since the death of Lama Yeshe in 1984, the FPMT's spiritual director has been Lama Zopa . FPMT maintains a number of charitable projects, including funds to build .
Kathmandu Valley

11 Monasteries around Kathmandu Valley

There are many , , and around valley some of them are listed below: Kopan MonasterySwayambhunath StupaThrangu Tashi Choling MonasteryShechen MonasteryNamobuddha monasterySeto GumbaBouddhanath MonasteryCharumati StupaSeto Machhendranath TempleTharlam MonasteryShree Ghah Gumba Kopan Monastery is located in Kathmandu . Kopan Monastery is a  monastery near . In this monastery, the ceremony is held with or in an auspicious day and the and are purified with perfume and incense. The will .
Pema Lingpa's Visionary Journey to the Copper-Colored Mountain

The Tulku system & the preservation of Dharma lineages

A is a reincarnate custodian of a specific lineage of teachings in Tibetan Buddhism who is given empowerments and trained from a young age by students of his or her predecessor. Historically, the tulku system of preserving Dharma lineages operated in Tibet with the first being the . After the first Karmapa died in 1193, a lama had recurrent visions of a particular child as his rebirth. This child (born ca. 1205) was recognized as .
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Well-known Lamas in Tibetan Buddhism

is a title for a teacher of the Dharma in Tibetan Buddhism. The name is similar to the Sanskrit term guru, meaning "heavy one", endowed with qualities the student will eventually embody. The Tibetan word "Lama" means "highest principle", and less literally "highest mother" or "highest parent" to show close relationship between teacher and student. This is a list of some well-known Lamas in Tibetan .