His Holiness, 17th Karmapa visits to bestow refuge vows

It’s said that the visit of a great teacher produces a lot of ripples, like dropping a stone in a still pond. How those ripples come to fruition is interesting,” said Kathleen Wesley, communications coordinator of the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra (KTD) Monastery in Woodstock, where community members are preparing for a visit from the leader of their Tibetan Buddhist lineage. His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, of the 900-year-old Karma Kagyu school, will give a public teaching on compassion, along with bestowal of refuge vows, on Saturday, April 18, at Kingston’s UPAC Center.

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