All FPMT syllabuses are presented in a context that reflects the FPMT Culture of Wisdom.
The key points are as follows:
Openness and breadth in the presentation of the Dharma, as shown in Lama Yeshe's teaching style. Using non-traditional, yet pure methods. Making the Dharma accessible according to the culture and needs of the students.
Detail and depth in the instruction, just as Lama Zopa Rinpoche shows in his teachings. Emphasizing how to practice and the meaning of the practice. Emphasizing the importance of motivation and dedication.
Constant practice of accumulation of merit and purification, as essential to provide temporary happiness and prepare the mind for spiritual achievements.
Experimental methods of teaching Lam Rim and Kopan-style courses.
Respect to the ordained Sangha.
Retreats and regular meditation practices.
Using the standard practices, recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Confidence in tantric methods, encouraging students to have spiritual confidence.
Cultivation of a feeling of intimate family, . The FPMT is a family of practitioners.
Service, Cultivation of the attitude and desire to serve others. Think big.
Appreciate others, Show a universal love for all beings. Big Love.