His Holiness the Dalai Lama Laments the Passing Away of Vietnamese Patriarch Thich Tri Tinh

April 1st 2014

Dharamsala, HP, India, 1 April 2014 - In a letter to the National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness about the passing away of His Holiness Thich Tri Tinh, the First Supreme Patriarch at the age of ninety-seven. His Holiness offered prayers for the Patriarch and conveyed his condolences to the Patriarch's followers in Vietnam and elsewhere.

Citing the Patriarch's significant contribution to the promotion and preservation of Buddhist learning and culture in Vietnam, His Holiness wrote that the best way to pay tribute to him would be to do whatever we can to implement the Buddha's message of inner peace, non-violence and compassion in our own lives.

 

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