Lama Zopa Rinpoche blessing a horse at Aquila Nera sanctuary, Italy, October 2017. Photo by Ven. Lobsang Sherab.

Wherever Lama Zopa Rinpoche travels, he takes time to bless animals. Zarina Osmonalieva, a devoted student of Rinpoche, has put together a short video of Rinpoche doing animal blessings around the world, including in Russia, India, Nepal, the US, and many other places.

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Benefiting animals is one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for FPMT. Read about it here:

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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.