Brussels, 02 January 2017: Representative Tashi Phuntsok, Bureau du Tibet, Brussels, visited Yeunten Ling, Huy, on the New Year eve. It’s a Kagyu Center established by Kalou Rinpoche in the late 80’s. The Office and Tibetan Community in Brussels have had long and very good relations with it. Lama Karta, the former and deceased head of Yeunten Ling, was the first President of the Tibetan Community in Belgium. His Holiness the Dalai Lama has visited Yeunten Ling three times so far.
Representative Tashi Phuntsok met with one of the current heads of the Center, Lama Zeupa and also visited the main temple, which was inaugurated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2006. During the visit Lama Zeupa and Representative recalled the past association. Representative also recounted his earlier visit to the Center as well as the preparation of the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of 2006. Lama Zeupa reiterated the Center’s continued commitment to collaborate and cooperate with the Office as before.
The Center is now closed for winter and Lama Tashi Nyima has left for India. Ms Philippine Van Zuylen, head of Nalanda Institute, which is a branch of Yeunten Ling, accompanied the Representative. She has recently visited Dharamsala in November for a week.
– Report fled by Office of Tibet, Brussels –