On the weekend of June 17th, Lama Yeshe participated in two memorial services at Carleton College. It was also his 50th class reunion. One of the quotes he read was from Trungpa Rinpoche:
“Death comes, obviously. You can never avoid death. Whatever you do, death occurs. But if you have lived with a sense of reality and with gratitude toward life, then you leave the dignity of your life behind you, so that your relatives, your friends, and your children can appreciate who you were”.
Lama Yeshe, an ordained monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, is the resident lama at the Hay River KTC Buddhist Meditation Center near Ridgeland, WI. He holds regular classes and offers meditation instruction at the center. View the website for Hay River KTC.