Anne Dickerson Lind, mother of freshman Oskar, introduced Lama Thogmed and Lama Lhundrop of the oldest Tibetan lineage tradition, the Buddhist tradition called “Nyingma,” which means “ancient.” She explained that they would be reciting in Tibetan the Guru Rinpoche blessing, also called “Padmasambhava,” which means “lotus born.” As Tim Johnson put it, our visitors were “non-English speakers but powerful communicators.”

Listen to Anne’s introduction here.