Media

On this page you will be able to find a list of news stories featuring the Karmapa as well as photos and images that can be used in press releases or news articles.

Karmapa in the News

Here are some previous notable stories where the Karmapa has appeared in the media.

We need a system to keep Tibetan people together
Times of India
Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa, looks set to play a bigger role in Tibetan affairs. He spoke to Rajeev Deshpande about the future of the Tibetan movement and his expectations of India on the occasion of the Dalai Lama’s 81st birthday earlier this week.

Tibet’s 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China
The Diplomat
The Tibetan Buddhist leader on climate change, his future leadership role, and Tibetan issues.

Karmapa on Campus
The New Yorker
It is for such work (alleviating suffering, raising funds) that he’d come to America, in March, to take a tour of colleges and temples—and perhaps why he’d been born, if you believe, as Tibetans do, that he is the embodiment of Chenrezig, the Buddha of compassion.

His Holiness The 17th Karmapa On Tibet, China and Happiness
Huffington Post
In the video above, he speaks with HuffPost Live, alongside his translator, about everything from Tibet to China, to social media to the path to happiness.

The Karmapa: ‘Lack of compassion is the greatest killer’
The Telegraph
On his first ever visit to Europe, the most prominent Tibetan Buddhist figure after the Dalai Lama, the Karmapa, talks about being taken from his family in childhood, his exile and the demands of his holy position

French Senators Pledge Support to the Tibetan Cause
Hindustan Times Dharamsala
A four-member French Senate delegation led by senator Jean-Francois Humbert, currently on a week-long visit to headquarters of the Tibetan government in-exile at Dharamsala, has pledged continued support to half-a-century-old non-violent Tibetan freedom movement.

The Noble Heart
The Jakarta Globe
This reminds me of a recent conversation I had with the 17th Karmapa, an important spiritual in Tibetan Buddhism. The young Karmapa believes that the human heart is noble.

Professor, students tell of experiences with Buddhist leader Karmapa
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands hosted a book signing on Thursday detailing 16 U of R students spiritual journey in India with one of Tibetan Buddhism’s most influential leaders.

Photos of the 17th Karmapa

Here are some photos of the 17th Karmapa that can be used for approved news stories.

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