Posted by: Kim Roberts | June 9, 2014

A visit with the 17th Karmapa

In March of this year, I went to Sarnath, India, where Shakyamuni Buddha gave teachings for the very first time. While I was there I had the incredible good fortune to have a private meeting with His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. _MG_2528 My meeting was limited to 3 minutes, so I had time for one question and one photo. In answer to my question, he essentially reminded me that the best way to  use this precious human birth is to practice taming the mind through meditation, and to use that training to develop compassion for all sentient beings.

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  1. U are so fortunate to have private teaching from Karmapa giving you the essential part of the Mediatation n when you can come down n give us the right yoga meditation

    • hi Tan! yes, it was an amazing and fortunate experience! I’d love to come down to visit! Send me a message if you want to discuss…hope you are well!


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