His Holiness begins his day with a period
of meditation, followed by breakfast. He then receives instruction
in transmission and debating. From 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon each day,
he holds a special audience for those who are very ill, who have
previous travel schedules, who wish to receive special instruction
or advice regarding practice, who have special questions such as
refuge vows, or who are unable to receive his blessings during the
Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 p.m., after his
lunch break, he holds a public audience where he bestows transmission
of the Six Syllable Mantra, the 'Mani Lung', and offers a teaching.
All are welcome to receive His Holiness' blessing and teaching.
Afternoons are dedicated to receiving empowerments,
writing, and summarizing the day's studies. In the early evening
His Holiness engages in the supplication and propitiation of the