His Eminence Khen Rinpoche Geshe Yonten Dhamchoe opened the New Compassion Education Center with ‘Ribbon cutting Ceremony’ on 19th May 2015 with Louisville Metro Mayor Greg Fischer as other officiant of the ceremony at Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion. Interfaith leaders shared a blessing from their tradition and over 130 people participated in the event.
Khen Rinpoche also made a visit to Fr. Elias Dietz, Abbot of the Abbey of Gethsemani and met Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Catholic Archbishop of Louisville and President of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (in the Catholic Chancery)
Khen Rinpoche also gave religious teachings at our Louisville Center and also other dharma centers in other neighboring States. Khen Rinpoche is accompanied by Geshe Kunchok Gyatso, Director of Monastery's Planning Commission.