Tour leader Ven. Norbu, Gendun Drubpa Buddhist Centre’s Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, Williams Lake Band Chief Ann Louie, Virginia Gilbert, Mayor Walt Cobb, and Thompson Rivers University campus co-ordinator Grace Simpson all spoke during the opening Friday evening of the Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour exhibit of ancient and sacred Buddhist relics that were on display at the university over the weekend.
They all spoke positively about the need to bring more loving kindness into the world and continuing to build Williams Lake as a community of loving kindness. Here Gilbert give the prayer.