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
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.
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.
His Holiness will resume his daily activities. Read the rest of this article
His Holiness Karmapa and his aides which includes his sister and the General Secretary Drupon Rinpoche were airlifted by an army helicopter from Bara-lacha Pass to Leh in Ladakh after he was stranded on the Bara-lacha pass for the last two days due to heavy snowfall. (Ladakh Gonpa Association, Ladhak Buddhist Association and Mr.Tsering Dorji organised the airlift).
His Holiness was on his way to complete his next leg of Dharma tour in Lahual spiti and Kinnaur region of Himachal Pradesh.
“His Holiness and his followers are fine and in good health, and will spend two more days in Leh in Ladakh” said Drupon Rinpoche General Secretary to His Holiness.