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His Holiness the Karmapa visited Root Institute and Maitreya School in Bodhgaya, India, on January 31. Lama Zopa Rinpoche, who is currently staying at Root Institute, welcomed the Karmapa. After giving a talk to students and teachers at the Maitreya School, His Holiness offered a teaching in the main gompa at Root Institute.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an organization dedicated to preserving Mahayana Buddhism through offering the Buddha’s authentic teachings and to facilitating reflection, meditation, practice and the opportunity to actualize and directly experience the Buddha’s teachings. Sign up to receive news and updates.
The Maitreya School is a project of Root Institute and offers children a well rounded education that includes instruction in compassion, honesty and loving-kindness as emphasized by the 16 Guidelines, a Universal Education for Compassion and Wisdom program.
While visiting the school, His Holiness the Karmapa gave a talk to more than 100 Maitreya School students and teachers and offered the children gifts. His Holiness also gave a talk at Root Institute.
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