The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) is an international, non-profit organization devoted to the transmission of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values worldwide through teaching, meditation, and community service. There are nine FPMT centres in India and over 170 worldwide.

Although Root Institute's legal affiliation with the FPMT is pending, the centre liaises with FPMT India and the FPMT International Office, and has adopted and applied the 5 pillars of service at FPMT centres.

5 pillars of service at FPMT centres

  1. Dharma

  2. Social community services

  3. Universal education

  4. Interfaith alliances

  5. Fundraising activities.

FPMT 5 Pillars chart
5 pillars of service at FPMT centres as applied at Root Institute