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  • Karmapa Completes Two Weeks Of Teachings for European Youth

    (Dharamsala- August 2014)
    A group of 16 young people from Europe have completed a two-week programme of daily interactions with His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje. Under the auspices of Karmapa Foundation Europe and under the guidance of Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, the group met for 10 private sessions with His Holiness to discuss a series of topics proposed by the students.

    The young...

  • The Gyalwang Karmapa Inaugurates the Exhibition of Buddhist Bhoti and Islamic Calligraphy

    8th August, 2014 – IIC New Delhi.

    His Holiness the Gyawang Karmapa and Mr. Parvez Dewan, Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India inaugurated an exhibition of Tibetan and Islamic Calligraphy to highlight creativity as the highest form of spirituality at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

    An exhibition of Buddhist Bhoti and Islamic Calligraphy is being organised by...

  • The Gyalwang Karmapa Meets Sikyong Lobsang Sangay at the Kashag.

    30th June 2014 - Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala.

    Today, at the invitation of Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, His Holiness visited the new Kashag building during a short visit to Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala.

    His Holiness’ first stop was the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, which he visits regularly in order to consult and research its vast collection of old Tibetan texts. From there, he made...

  • The Gyalwang Karmapa led Guru Yoga Puja (Phakshi Ladrup) for Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche’s Mahaparinirvana.

    June 13,2014. Gyuto Monastery, Dharamsala.

  • Official Announcement Regarding the Passing of Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche from the Gyalwang Karmapa

     

    (Please click for a full size zoom version of the letter).

    Statement by His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje on the Passing of Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche, Mipham Chokyi Lodro

    Until the 10th Shamarpa, the omniscient Shamarpas have been great masters respected throughout Tibet and were wise, compassionate, and powerful masters known as the “Victorious Lord of Dance”...

  • Encounter with Europe’s Youth Concludes Karmapa’s German Tour

    8 June 2014, Berlin

    The final public activity of the Gyalwang Karmapa’s historic first trip to Europe was an encounter with young people from around the world. His Holiness is the youngest religious world leader today and fittingly, the organizers had created a program where young people were able to ask him questions directly about concerns that they had living in today’s world.

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