About FPMT

The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) is an organisation of over 120 centres in 32 countries, started in the 1970s by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Its activities include meditation centres, retreat centres, hospices, publishing houses and monasteries. Its education programme includes Discovering Buddhism (an introductory course available at centres and through distance learning), the Foundation of Buddhist Thought, the Basic Programmethe Masters Programme (a seven-year residential course).
For more information, please visit www.fpmt.org.
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FPMT Education Programmes

There are many ways to study at FPMT centres or with FPMT’s distance learning programmes. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced practitioner, if you are wondering about the next step to take on your spiritual journey, please refer to the Treasure Map to your Enlightenment through FPMT. This map has been prepared to give you a complete overview of the FPMT education curriculum and all that is available to you in the FPMT standard programmes.

Education is the very heart of the FPMT. Through comprehensive study programmes, practice materials, training programmes, and scholarships, FPMT Education nourishes the development of compassion, wisdom, kindness and true happiness in individuals of all ages.

For more information please visit: www.fpmt.org/education