Email from Garchen Institute.
In response to your requests it will be possible to receive Refuge Vows from H.E. Garchen Rinpoche by streaming when he gives the vows this Sunday. The ceremony will be streamed at 1:00 pm Mountain Standard Time, November 17, on the Ustream channel for the Vajrakilaya events: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/vajrakila ... hings-2013
To receive the vows from Rinpoche via streaming, he asks that you send the following to Garchen Institute:
1. a short clipping of a few strands of your hair cut close to the scalp—the clipping should be about 1/2-inch long, or shorter if your hair is not that long
2. a small picture of yourself
3. your name and mailing address
PO Box 4318
Chino Valley, AZ 86323
In return, you will receive a card with your refuge name and blessings from the ceremony.
Emaho! May all be auspicious!"