His Holiness Sakya Trizin’s previous visits to the Dechen Community: 1984

His Holiness Sakya Trizin’s second visit to the Dechen Community was in 1984. His Holiness visited Sakya Thinley Rinchen Ling in Bristol and gave five days of teachings.

The series of teachings commenced with the Zhenpa Zhidral (Parting from the Four Attachments), one of the core texts of the Sakyapas. This general teaching was followed by the intiations of Dzambhala and Manjushri Arapatsana from Bari Lotsava. His Holiness subsequently bestowed the initation of the Union of Great Compassion and the Great Seal and the initiation of Amitayus from the lineage of Tangtong Gyalpo.