A Teaching on Vasubandhu’s The Thirty Verses: Day 6 30 January 2022 The Dharma Characteristics School can be called the school of phenomenal appearance, the Karmapa explained, as he continued to explore the scientific basis of the Mind Only School as it spread from India to China, Japan and Korea. Why... read more →
Six-armed Devi Marici The Gyalwang Karmapa has specially produced this image for the Thousandfold Marici puja on Thursday 17th February 2022. It is based on the original by 10th Karmapa Choying Dorje.
A Teaching on Vasubandhu's The Thirty Verses: Day 5 29 January 2022 The Karmapa began by providing more details of Professor Padmanabh S. Jaini's refutation of the hypothesis that there were two Vasubandhus, one in the 4th century and one in the 5th century. Professor Jaini based his arguments on... read more →
A Teaching on Vasubandhu's The Thirty Verses: Day 4 27 January 2022 Maitreya A powerful recitation of Four Sessions Guru Yoga preceded today's teaching. After the customary opening prayers and greetings, His Holiness clarified his presentation of the dharmas (the works) of Maitreya from the previous day. These works are... read more →
A Teaching on Vasubandhu’s The Thirty Verses: Day 3 26 January 2022 The Karmapa began by recapping four of the many different conditions that led to the formation of the Mind Only school. The first of these was the general tendency of the Buddhist view towards a view of only mind,... read more →
A Teaching on Vasubandhu’s The Thirty Verses: Day 2 24 January 2022 The Gyalwang Karmapa began by reminding everyone of the points he had made in the final part of the first day’s teaching. Mind Only and Yogacara He reiterated that the term Mind Only should be understood as the view,... read more →
A Teaching on Vasubandhu’s The Thirty Verses: Day 1 23 January 2022 His Holiness The Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje opened the teachings on Vasubandhu’s Thirty Verses by greeting everyone. While the Kagyu Gunchö Winter Teachings in Bodhgaya were cancelled due to the pandemic, shedras held their own events and... read more →