Lama Jampa accompanied by Dechen Dolma and their daughter Kate has just completed a five day visit to New York.
Transmission from His Holiness Sakya Gongma Trichen
The main focus was to visit HH Sakya Gongma Trichen who is currently in residence at Tsechen Kunchab Ling, His seat in upstate New York. During this visit Lama Jampa was able to receive a short but very important transmission from His Holiness.
Visit to Khenpo Pema Wangdak at Palden Sakya Centre
Lama Jampa and family also visited Palden Sakya Centre in Manhattan where they spent time with Khenpo Pema Wangdak, an old dharma friend who has been in New York for over thirty years.
Teaching on The Triple Vision at Tibet House
Subsequently on the Thursday and Friday Lama Jampa fulfilled an invitation to give some teachings on the Triple Vision at Tibet House. This event was attended by both Dechen sangha from various places as well as by other sanghas.
Discussing Dharma in the West at Tricycle Magazine
The five days of activities was completed by a working lunch at the headquarters of Tricycle Magazine. James Shaheen, Tricycle’s editor, had invited Lamas Jampa as the first in a series of teachers and scholars to engage in a presentation and discussions with Tricycle staff on issues involved in Dharma’s encounters in the West.