A mandala is offered to the Karmapa during his 2004 birthday celebration On June 26, His Holiness became 19 years of age (20 years according to the Tibetan counting system). In the morning, His Holiness was feted at a private celebration with lamas and rinpoches and other invited representatives. In... read more →
The Guru Rinpoche statue in the cave at Tso Pema, a revered practice site for Guru Rinpoche and Mandarava, one of his principal students. His Holiness Karmapa performed the empowerment for long life for a large public audience in New Delhi's Buddha Jayanti Park at the end of February.... read more →
His Holiness presided over the the Great Monlam Aspiration of the Glorious Unequaled Kagyu Sangha (Pal Nyammay Kagyupay Sangha Monlam Chenmo) from December 30 - January His Holiness at the Monlam which concluded in January of 2004; to his right is the late Ven. Bokar rinpoche 8. A slideshow... read more →
His Holiness Karmapa and the Kagyu Office have offered their sincere prayers and wishes in response to the passing of Her Majesty Ashi Phuntsho Choden, affectionately known to the Bhutanese people as Gayum Angay. Her Majesty passed away on August 24, at the age of 92. Her Majesty is the... read more →
His Holiness Karmapa with martial artist and actor Jet Li In September, His Holiness Karmapa toured the Gopalpur TCV. SOS Tibetan Children's Village at Gopalpur. TCV Gopalpur is a children's community with 32 homes, educational complexes, a medical centre and hostels for boys and girls. His Holiness wil visit... read more →
It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of the mother of His Eminence Tai Situ Rinpoche in August of this year. His Holiness Karmapa led prayer services and sent his wishes to the family. Drupon Rinpoche represented the Kagyu Office at memorial ceremonies at Sherab Ling Monastery,... read more →
His Holiness studying with Ven. Bokar Rinpoche His Holiness continues his studies with masters of the lineage. Bokar Rinpoche instructed His Holiness in his temporary residence at Gyuto Tantric University, in August and Tenga Rinpoche taught and transmitted lineage traditions to His Holiness in October and November.