FPMT News Around the World
FPMT spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche returned to Portland, Oregon, in the United States on June 21. Rinpoche traveled to Portland from California where he had spent the previous 12 days. Khadro-la arrived with Rinpoche in Portland, which is the home of the FPMT International Office and Maitripa College. This is Rinpoche’s first visit to the United States since he manifested a stroke in April 2011.
While in Portland, Rinpoche will be offering a teaching and oral transmissions at Maitripa College the evening of Saturday, June 23. Khadro-la is schedule to give a teaching on “Wisdom and Compassion” on Sunday, June 24.
In California, Rinpoche visited Vajrapani Institute in Boulder Creek and Land of Medicine Buddha in Soquel, where they held a party welcoming Rinpoche and Khadro-la, who’s visiting the United States for the first time. You can see more photos of Rinpoche’s recent activities on the Lama Zopa Rinpoche Facebook page.
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