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HH Karmapa Greets HH Dalai Lama, October 20, 2008

Hundreds of Tibetans and well-wishers holding traditional ceremonial scarves and burning incense greeted His Holiness the Dalai Lama as he returned to his hometown.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was received at the Gaggal Airport, which is an hour drive from McLeod Ganj, by The Gyalwang Karmapa and officials of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, and heads of major Tibetan non-governmental organizations.

Dalai Lama arrived from the Indian capital, where he successfully underwent a surgery to remove gall stones at a private hospital.

His Holiness Dalai Lama returns home after successful surgery.

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HH Karmapa Observes Debate – October 18, 2008

His Holiness was invited to observe the 14th annual winter debate of the Nuns which is held at Jamyang Chöeling Nunnery located in Garoh, 17 kilometers away from Gyuto Monastery.

The debate commenced after the arrival of His Holiness at 3 pm, which went on for two and half hours, later at 5:30 pm the debate was completed and His Holiness left for Gyuto Monastery. Read more

HHK Arrives in Gyuto – September 26, 2008

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.

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HH Karmapa Airlifted Out of Ladakh – September 21, 2008

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.


His Holiness in Ladakh, September 17-24, 2008 (Photographer: Karma Norbu)

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Tibetan News About HHK in Ladakh, Sept 14-17, 2008

To read the news release in PDF format click here. Report by Khenpo Chokdup.


His Holiness in Ladakh, September 14, 2008 (Photographer: Karma Norbu)

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