July 13, 2011 – Washington DC
His Holiness the Karmapa gave early morning public audience to over 150 people so that devotees who were unable to see him yesterday could do so this morning. He attended the Kalachakra prayers and the Kalachakra empowerment led by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the afternoon. The Empowerment session began with a personal greeting to His Holiness the Dalai Lama from Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the former Archbishop of Washington DC.
In the evening, His Holiness the Karmapa held several private audiences including with Sharon Salzberg, an esteemed American Buddhist teacher and author.