Update on activity of the Lamas 13th July 2010 His Holiness Sakya Trizin has just commenced giving the Lamdre Tsokshey in France. After his recent visit to Sakya Dechen Ling in June, he visited a number of different countries in Europe, including Holland, France and Germany. His Holiness will spend the next four weeks in France giving the Lamdre. A picture gallery of His Holiness’s visit to Sakya Dechen Ling is now available for viewing at this link. In other news, His Holiness’s sons, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche and Gyana Vajra Rinpoche, are currently travelling in China and Tibet. They recently arrived in Chengdu where they were greeted by many people. Lama Jampa Thaye taught the first part of the 50 Verses at Sakya Thinley Rinchen Ling, Bristol on Saturday, 10 July and also gave the initiation of Red Tara. He travelled to Bulgaria on Monday, 12 July. He will teach Sakya Pandita’s presentation of the 14 Root Downfalls and bestow the inititation of Amitayus from the Taklung Kagyu tradition at Sakya Choling in Sofia on 24 July.