Our Shamarpa is like a warrior except he is fighting for everyone else other than himself .His bruises and wounds are many . His bruises come from the countless blessings and empowerments which he unconditionally did for us and all sentient beings . His wounds come from his taking a strong and unyielding position in the protection of the auspicious heritage of karma kagyu . Life would have been different if he had resorted to picking cherries in the high mountains and practicing dharma all by himself in a tranquil surrounding . However , that would not be Shamarpa . Nor would it be the aspiration of Shamarpa .
Chris Kok, Lawyer, Hong Kong