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HH Karmapa Greets HH Dalai Lama, October 20, 2008

Hundreds of Tibetans and well-wishers holding traditional ceremonial scarves and burning incense greeted His Holiness the Dalai Lama as he returned to his hometown.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was received at the Gaggal Airport, which is an hour drive from McLeod Ganj, by The Gyalwang Karmapa and officials of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, and heads of major Tibetan non-governmental organizations.

Dalai Lama arrived from the Indian capital, where he successfully underwent a surgery to remove gall stones at a private hospital.

His Holiness Dalai Lama returns home after successful surgery.

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HH Karmapa Observes Debate – October 18, 2008

His Holiness was invited to observe the 14th annual winter debate of the Nuns which is held at Jamyang Chöeling Nunnery located in Garoh, 17 kilometers away from Gyuto Monastery.

The debate commenced after the arrival of His Holiness at 3 pm, which went on for two and half hours, later at 5:30 pm the debate was completed and His Holiness left for Gyuto Monastery. Read more

HHK Receives Avalokitshvara Initiation – October 4, 2008

The Gyalwang Karmapa attended the Saturday morning Avalokiteshvara initiation (Thug-je-Chenpoe-Wang) given by His Holiness Dalai Lama at Tsuklag Khang. Read the rest of this article

HHK Gives Long Life Empowerment – September 28, 2008

Nangchen Nyer-nga Society offered Ten-Shug (Long Life) to His Holiness Dalai Lama on morning of 28th September. Gyalwang Karmapa was invited as Chief guest for the event. Later at afternoon as requested by the Nangchen Nyer-Nga Society Karmapa gave the long live empowerment at Gyuto Temple which was attended by almost a thousand devotees including all the members of the society.


His Holiness gives Long Life Empowerment, September 28, 2008

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HHK Arrives in Gyuto – September 26, 2008

Today His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa arrived safely back to his residence at Gyuto University.

His Holiness could not complete the later branch of his Dharma tour to the regions of Jispa, Lahaul Spiti and Kinnaur – part of Himachal Pradesh – due to heavy snowfall and blockage of the high mountain passes.

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