Lama Zopa Rinpoche visiting Khamar Monastery in the eastern Gobi Desert, Mongolia, May 2017. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.

You can watch Lama Zopa Rinpoche teach live from Mongolia May 10-12!

Rinpoche’s teachings before the Great Chenrezig Initiation at Idgaa Choizinling Monastery—organized by Ganden Do Ngag Shedrup Ling, the FPMT center in Ulaanbaatar—will be streamed live on FPMT’s YouTube channel, on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Facebook page, and on FPMT’s Facebook page. The live-streamed teachings are scheduled for:

  • May 10, 7 p.m. local time (GMT+8)
  • May 11-12, 6 p.m. local time (GMT+8)

Watch here on FPMT’s YouTube channel:

Rinpoche arrived in Mongolia in late April and has traveled into the Gobi Desert, visiting sacred sites and a monastery there, and then to Darkhan, Mongolia’s second largest city, where Golden Light Sutra Center is located. 

Rinpoche last visited Mongolia in 2013 when he taught for several weeks at Idgaa Choizinling during a month-long 100 million mani retreat, hosted by FPMT Mongolia. Read about the visit in “Rejoicing in the 100 Million Mani Retreat in Mongolia,” from Mandala January-March 2014.

PLEASE NOTE: Live webcasts of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s teachings are now on YouTube. We will no longer be streaming Rinpoche’s teachings from Please bookmark this YouTube link for live video of the teachings in Mongolia and Rinpoche’s other future live-streamed teachings:

Rinpoche’s schedule of teachings can be found here:

Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), a Tibetan Buddhist organization dedicated to the transmission of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values worldwide through teaching, meditation, and community service.