The Gyalwang Karmapa’s Schedule for 2017/18

Here is the current schedule of events for His Holiness the Gyalwang Karmapa in 2017 and 2018 including the Kagyu Monlam as well as teachings in India and overseas.

Please note: Overseas visits will be finalised and confirmed only after obtaining all the necessary clearances.

Visit to the United Kingdom in May

Public Teachings & Empowerment on Saturday 20th of May – Sunday 21st of May
On Saturday, His Holiness will teach on the 8 Verses of Training the Mind across two session in the morning and one session in the afternoon. On Sunday, His Holiness will continue his teachings on the 8 Verses of Training the Mind in the morning, and then in the afternoon he will bestow the Chenrezig Empowerment.
Location: London Hilton Hotel 22 Park Lane London W1K 1BE

Empowerment on Saturday the 27th of May
On Saturday afternoon, His Holiness will grant a Long Life Empowerment.
Location: The Lakeside Country Club in Surrey.

Winter Program in Bodhgaya – November 26th, 2017 to February 4th, 2018

Arya Kshema Winter Dharma Gathering
November 26th to December 13th, 2017

Conference on The Jewel Ornament of Liberation
December 15th to 18th, 2017

Gampopa Fast Path Guru Sadhana Empowerment
December 21, 2017

Mahamudra Shamatha Meditation
December 21st to 25th, 2017, 7:00–8:30 pm
For those who have completed a hundred-thousand repetitions of each of the four preliminary practices.

Pre-Monlam Teachings
December 22nd to 25th, 2017
Topic: King of Samadhi Sutra (Samādhirāja Chandrapradīpa Sūtra)

35th Kagyu Monlam
December 27th, 2017 to January 2nd, 2018

Commemoration of Gampopa
January 4th, 2018

The Marme Monlam
January 5th, 2018

21st Kagyu Guncho
January 9th to February 4th, 2018