This is one of the things that makes America great!
My good friend Betty Rogers drove to Connecticut from D.C. to be with Rinpoche at the naturalization ceremony. She wrote, “…the entire somber courtroom suddenly broke into clapping enthusiastically when the judge gave Rinpoche his citizenship certificate. That sound Caught us all by surprise, Rinpoche being the only one. No other person got clapping or any audible response, we were deeply touched that they all just felt this in his presence.”