Ling Rinpoche visits Samten Kyil Apr 21, 2019 This News item expired on Apr 21, 2020. Expired news items remain listed in our News archive, however the information may no longer be accurate. Please do contact the office if you require any clarification. His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Yongzin Ling Rinpoche visited Samten Kyil (the Tibetan Peace Garden) today, which "marked an auspicious opening of the garden's 20th anniversary celebration this year", said Tibet Foundation's executive director Dhondup Samten, in his welcome speech. His Eminence was accompanied by Sonam Frasi, the representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Tenzin Kunga, the Communications and Advocacy Officer from the Office of Tibet. Also present were His Eminence's two assistants, supporters of Tibet Foundation and members of the public. His Eminence consecrated the garden and offered prayers for world peace. The event was blessed with such a great weather. According to the Met Office, today has been the hottest day of the year with 25.5C in Gostport Hampshire.