FPMT logoThe 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.

FPMT India is a mandala of centres, projects and services across seven states of India under the spiritual guidance of Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and pending affiliation with FPMT Inc.

All our activities are directed to the spreading of Mahayana Buddhist tradition and through teachings on Dharma topics and community outreach programmes.

Other FPMT centres in India

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
New Delhi
Bodhgaya, Bihar, in addition to Root Institute for Wisdom Culture
Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh


Our centre liaises with FPMT India and the FPMT International Office, and has adopted and applied the following:

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

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