His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa would like to wish everyone a very Happy Losar for the upcoming Year of the Earth Dog. May everyone be healthy and happy!
The Colden Auditorium, Queens College, Flushing, New York - February 4, 2018 To over 2,000 people gathered at the Colden Auditorium, the Karmapa, for the first time in his life, offered a Green Tara initiation as a standalone ceremony and not part of a long series of empowerments. To begin,... read more →
Colden Auditorium, Queens College, Flushing, New York February 4, 2018 This morning the Karmapa taught The Eight Verses on Training the Mind, one of the most beloved texts on mind training (lojong) that distills its very essence. The author, Geshe Langri Thangpa, was a famous Kadampa teacher, who was also... read more →
Colden Auditorium at Queens College, Flushing, New York -- January 28, 2018 For his first public event in several months, the Karmapa generously bestowed a longevity empowerment at the invitation of the Tibetan and Himalayan communities of New York and New Jersey. He gave a joyous crowd of over 2,000... read more →
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa has long spoken of the importance of environmental protection and regularly encourages Buddhist students and others to engage in activities that benefit the natural world. In today's podcast we go back to a short and powerful teaching by the Gyalwang Karmapa about the current climate... read more →
New York City, December 10th - Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, the President of the Tibetan Government in Exile, and Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, the Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, and Mr. Ngodup Tsering, the new Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in North America, met with His Holiness the Gyalwang... read more →
This winter the 26th Sakya Monlam Chenmo will be held in Bodhgaya from December 26, 2017 to January 4, 2018, and the Gedun Chotrul Chenmo and Jang Guncho will be held in Bodhgaya over the course of fifteen days in January 2018. In addition, the hundred-day teaching on Mahamudra at... read more →