January 29, 2009
His Holiness Karmapa’s winter tour concluded with his arrival at Gyuto Tantric University, his temporary residence near Dharamsala. His Holiness has resumed his daily activities at Gyuto. Read the rest of this article
His Holiness presided over the ongoing Hë-Vajra puja today at 8 am; the puja was initiated on January 21 and will be held until January 27 at Vajra Vidhya.
Tulku Dhamchoe and the head monks of Vajra Vidhya Institute offered Mandala to His Holiness. Read more
His Holiness arrived at 10:40 am. The Director of the University, Geshe Ngawang Samten, offered khata and welcomed His Holiness inside the main hall.
Three girls from the University presented a wonderful song of Shë-Chöe in Sanskrit to His Holiness.
Director Geshe Ngawang Samten said: “on behalf of all the faculty members and students we are very grateful that His Holiness has accepted the invitation to give us a talk.” Read more
His Holiness visits the Mulagandha Kuty Temple which has the relic of Lord Buddha at 9:30 am. The in charge of Temple Ven Sumedha-Thero welcomed him at the Temple gate and escorted inside, where he made short prayer. Ven Thero presented an image of Buddha to His Holiness. Read more
8:10 am on a rather chilly and windy morning, His Holiness arrived at the Damekh Stupa. Before presiding over the prayer, he took a walk of the outer circle of the Stupa complex. Over there he fed vegetables to Deer.
Later, His Holiness sat, wrapped up against the cold, under a white gazebo in front of Damekh Stupa field and made prayer for half an hour and left back to Vajra Vidhya monastery. Read more