His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa will be on a Dharma tour from Sept 8th to Oct 3rd, 2008. His Holiness will visit the region of Ladakh, Lahaul Spiti and Kinnaur. The visit was requested by the people and numerous Buddhist associations of those regions, (Ladakh Buddhist Association, Ladakh Gonpa Association, Mahey Gonpa Monastery, Lahual Spiti Buddhist Association, Hargrang Rinchen Buddhist Cultural Heritage Foundation, Kinnaur Bodh Mahasabha)
His Holiness visited the Ladakh region in August 2001.
His Holiness will be visiting most of the Buddhist pilgrimage areas and will carry out teachings and empowerments to those areas.