November 1-11, 2009 – Mysore, Karnataka & Delhi
|Nov 1:||HHK leaves Gyuto. Arrives in Delhi.|
|Nov 2:||HHK leaves Delhi. Arrives in Mysore.|
|Nov 4-7:||HHK attends TED conference as a speaker and participant.
Infosys Campus, Mysore, Karnataka
|Nov 8:||HHK leaves Mysore. Arrives in Bangalore.
HHK visits TCV Institution
HHK visits Tibetan Hostel
|Nov 9:||HHK leaves Bangalore. Arrives in Delhi.|
|Nov 10:||HHK Gives a Dharma Teaching
As requested by Mrs. Palzees, Ongmo, Hon’ble Member, National Commission of Minorities, Govt. of India
|Nov 11:||HHK leaves Delhi. Arrives in Dharamsala. Returns to Gyuto.|
March 22 – 23, 2009 – Sarnath
His Holiness the Gyalwang Karmapa offered teachings on Milarepa’s Correctly Expressing the Middle Way, at the request of the Kagyu Relief and Protection Committee of the Central University for Tibetan Studies, in Sarnath. Along with the members of the Kagyu committee, the teachings were attended by students and teachers from the Central University for Higher Tibetan Studies from other lineages as well.
His Holiness began the first day with a presentation of the history of the Kagyu lineages, emphasizing their interconnectedness. His Holiness pointed out that all that is left of many of these once thriving lineages are ruins in Tibet, and expressed his ongoing concern to establish vibrant monasteries in India and elsewhere, to ensure the availability of the teachings in the future.
Building on the introduction to Mahamudra according to the sutra path, His Holiness had conferred, at the Vajra Vidya Institute the previous week, the Mahamudra view in the context of the tantric path. His Holiness delineated the differences in the contexts and purposes served by the Middle Way view and the Other-Empty view of Read the rest of this article
March 21-25, 2009 – Sarnath
His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa chaired the First Conference on Environmental Protection for Kagyu Monasteries and Centres, held at Vajra Vidhya Institute in Saranath, March 21st -25th, 2009. Representatives from 26 monasteries and nunneries in India, Nepal and Bhutan attended the conference. Deki Chungyalpa was the conference facilitator. Read more
January 20, 2009
8:10 am on a rather chilly and windy morning, His Holiness arrived at the Damekh Stupa. Before presiding over the prayer, he took a walk of the outer circle of the Stupa complex. Over there he fed vegetables to Deer.
Later, His Holiness sat, wrapped up against the cold, under a white gazebo in front of Damekh Stupa field and made prayer for half an hour and left back to Vajra Vidhya monastery. Read more