Karmapa coming to Manila

The Manila Bulletin, Oct 13, 2006

Manila, Philippines -- The Philippine Nedo Kagyu Bodhidharma Foundation, Inc. announced the forthcoming visit of the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje on Nov. 11-18.

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The trip aims to show what and how Buddhism can contribute to the society and make people aware of the dharma (teachings) so that they will be armed with the right view, eliminate doubt and fear,’’ the foundation said.

Leaders of the foundation said that Buddha taught 84,000 ways to be enlightened.

‘’Choose one where one has affinity with. Find out all information about your choice of practice. Due to the law of cause and effect, practice diligently and perseveringly in order to see fruits of your efforts. Results based on wrong views and efforts will be unsatisfying. Results based on right views and right efforts will spur even greater efforts and enthusiasm.’’