October 27,2011- Tergar Monastery Bodhgaya.
This morning His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa gave a teaching on Compassion in the main shrine hall of Tergar Monastery at the request of Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, here on pilgrimages with some 150 students from all over the world.
Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s translator acted as translator.
The veranda around Tergar gompa was filled with happy dharma practitioners, representative of many western countries, in anticipation of the teaching on this sunny morning. They slowly filed into the beautiful gompa and settled themselves into the peaceful silence.
His Holiness opened the teaching by playfully complaining that although this was meant to be a “secret holiday” in Bodh Gaya, he was now being given “lots of jobs to Read the rest of this article