12.02.2009 – 13.02.2009, Hong Kong

Visit of Po Lin Monastery, Diamondway Center and Bodhipath Center, Hong Kong


February 12th:
Visit of Po Lin Monastery
Visit of Diamondway Center

Gyalwa Karmapa visited Po Lin Monastery on Lantau island. Upon arrival, His Holiness went up at once to the Big Buddha and paid respects to the Buddha relic inside. He then went to the main shrine hall where a short prayer was chanted. This was followed by a vegetarian lunch where he was joined by Rev. Sik Chi Wai , abbot of Po Lin Monastery. Leaving the monastery, His Holiness visited a Diamond Way centre on the island.


February 13th:
Visit of Bodhipath Center

A queue 2 blocks long waited for the arrival of His Holiness at the New Horizon, Bodhipath Centre on Belcher’s Street, to present kathaks and to get blessings.

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So when we practice compassion, when we apply compassion in our daily lives, we really have to tell ourselves, “That’s me, that’s who I am. I cannot change that; no one can change that.