Friday, January 23, 2015

New Year’s Course and new Buddha statue in Hamburg

Over 3,500 Diamond Way Buddhists gathered in Hamburg for the New Year’s Course 2014. The program was opened by Lama Jigme Rinpoche, H.H. Karmapa’s representative in Europe, and brother of the late Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche. Jigme Rinpoche passed on the transmission of Milarepa, a great yogi of ancient Tibet, through an empowerment ceremony, and taught on the Karma Kagyu transmission lineage. Lama Ole Nydahl continued by teaching Mahamudra, the practice of highest enlightened view. He also meditated with his students and answered their questions. Celebrating New Year’s Eve with his students, Lama Ole also read his annual New Year’s letter and gave the Bodhisattva promise, a vow to develop and work for the benefit of others.

To read more:  http://www.diamondway-buddhism.org/lama-jigme-rinpoche-teaches-new-year-course/#more-4617


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