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Visit to Center School for Tibetans Dalhousie (October 4-6, 2007)

At the invitation of the local Tibetan community, NGOs, Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (RTYC), Tibetan Women’s Association and the Center School for Tibetans (CST) Dalhousie, His Holiness The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje visited Dalhousie, district Chamba, on the 4th of October 2007. His Holiness consecrated and inaugurated a new settlement to benefit particularly scattered and destitute Tibetans.

The settlement project was funded through Tibetan Home Affairs by foreign supporters of Tibet. His Holiness presented the prizes awarded to students who topped the Center School Examination. During the visit, he CST students presented Tibetan cultural dances and songs. The school principal, Mr. Phunrab Choesang, spoke to the assembly, stating “It is our great merit that His Holiness has blessed this place” and expressed the deeply felt gratitude and many Tashi Delek to His Holiness. The principal narrated a short biography of His Holiness in Tibetan, English and Hindi to the public.

On the second day of the visit, His Holiness gave a public teaching based on The Six Perfections (Prajnaparamita) and conferred the Amitayus empowerment on the public consisting of thousands of devotees from the regions all around and foreigners. Later in the afternoon His Holiness Read the rest of this article

Karma Kagyu Monasteries and Sanghas Organize Ceremony for Longevity of HH Gyalwang Karmapa

 

HE Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche at the Long Life Ceremony for HH Karmapa on September 26, 2007 in Dharamsala

26 September, 2007, His Eminences Situ Rinpoche, Gyaltsap Rinpoche, and Jamgon Rinpoche led a long life ceremony for HH Gyalwang Karmapa organized by the monasteries and monastic and lay sanghas of the Karma Kagyu lineage. The Tenshug commenced at 8 a.m with the arrival of His Holiness in the main shrine hall. Over two thousand people from far and near who gathered here for the Tenshug of His Holiness, including numerous representatives of monasteries and official bodies. After a tea ceremony, His Eminence Gyaltsab Rinpoche read the Tenshug letter of offering along with the presentation of eight auspicious signs. Later Kyabje Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche read the praise with elaborate offering of the mandala to His Read the rest of this article

HH Dalai Lama Meets with HH Karmapa and HE Jamgon Rinpoche

 

HH Dalai Lama with HH Gyalwang Karmapa and HE Jamgon Rinpoche

6 September, 2007. His Holiness accompanied by His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche had an audience with His Holiness Dalai Lama at his residence in the morning at Tsuklag Khang Dharamsala.

On September 19, 2007, His Eminence Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche led a long life puja for HH Gyalwang Karmapa at Gyuto Tantric University in Dharamsala. Slideshow Read the rest of this article

His Holiness Meets with the Three Eminences in Dharamsala

 

His Holiness Karmapa having lunch with Their Eminences Situ Rinpoche, Gyaltsab Rinpoche and Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche

21 August, 2007. His Eminence Tai Situ Rinpoche, who recently completed a retreat, His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche and His Eminence Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche came to visit His Holiness on August 21, 2007. Afterwards, His Holiness had a lunch with the the Three Eminences. Read the rest of this article

His Holiness Commemorates India’s 60th with a Puja

On the occasion of the 60th Indian Independence Day which falls on 15th of Aug, His Holiness performed a special smoke offering puja this morning for the peace of the people and the country of India.  - Tashi Paljor Read the rest of this article