1 March 2013 –Vajra Vidhya Institute, Sarnath.
On the afternoon of March 1st the Gyalwang Karmapa presided over an extensive puja dedicated to the long life of his main tutor, Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche.
“Our Lord of Refuge, Kyabje Thrangu Rinpoche, is now in his old age,” the Gyalwang Karmapa said, as he announced the puja to the entire sangha. “But he is still present, and so hopefully he can remain and continue to bring benefit to the teachings and to beings. He is someone who has spent his entire life practicing the dharma, through both the teachings of scripture and through practice. At this point in Rinpoche’s life I feel that even if we hear just a tiny amount of Rinpoche’s speech it will be very beneficial, and I truly believe this. By doing this puja we can please the lama and ask him to remain, so the aim of doing this is for Kyabje Thrangu Rinpoche’s long life.”
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