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His Holiness at the 2007 Mind and Life Conference in Dharamsala (April 9-13, 2007)

 

2007 Mind and Life Conference in Dharamsala attended by Their Holiness Dalai Lama and Gyalwang Karmapa

His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa attended the conference of Mind and Life, Dialogue on The Universe in a Single Atom, held at His Holiness Dalai Lama’s residence. Headed by His Holiness Dalai Lama, the Dialogues were held from April 9th till April 13th, at the request of Mr. R. Adam Engle, CEO and Chairman of Mind and Life Institute, and General Coordinator of the Mind and Life Conference.

The Mind and Life Dialogues were created as an experiment to determine whether a rigorous scientific exchange could occur between modern scientists and Dalai Lama. The experiment was successful and over the ensuing decade, regular dialogues were Read the rest of this article

His Holiness with Tenga Rinpoche; Confers Chenresig Abhsheka (April 7, 2007)

 

His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa studies with Ven. Tenga Rinpoche

His Holiness is studying “Dri Mey Nam Nyi” from Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche in Spring of 2007.

With Tenga Rinpoche in attendance, d uring his public audience on Saturday, April 7th, His Holiness gave the Four Arm Chenresig oral transmission and teachings. As previously requested by some disciples, the oral transmission of the newly composed preliminary practice of His Holiness was transmitted. The Karmapa also gave brief, simplified teachings and explanation, as well as instructions on practicing dharma and putting use of dharma into daily life. Hundreds of devotees gathered for the talk. Read the rest of this article

His Holiness Presides Over Debate at Gyuto (March 17, 2007)

The Karmapa presided over the debates on Tantra held at Gyuto Monastery on March 17, 2007, held pursuant to the Gyutoe Ramoche tradition. Gaden Tripa, Ling Rinpoche was in attendance. His Holiness greeted the Gaden Tripa and noted the importance to Tibetan Buddhism of examinations in Tantra. Read the rest of this article

Dalai Lama’s Long Life Offering by HH Karmapa and Other Lineage Heads (March 14, 2007)

On March 14, 2007, His Holiness Sakya Trizen Rinpoche headed a long life offering to His Holiness Dalai Lama at Thegchen Chöeling Monastery at McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala. All the heads of lineage Kagyu, Nyigma, Sakya, Gelug and Bhön unanimously requested His Holiness Dalai Lama’s long life, along with all the Tibetan officials ex and present. Afterwards His Holiness had lunch with His Holiness Dalai Lama at his palace. Read the rest of this article