Welcome to the website of Karmapa Documentary Project.

We have been documenting life of Thaye Dorje, the 17th Karmapa since 1994. KDP is a non profit organization, based on volunteer work. We introduce reports and articles from vast activities of the 17th Karmapa as well as present Karmapa gallery from all major events from Karmapa’s Life.


2nd Anniversary of the passing of Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche


  Source: www.karmapa.org/karmapa-marks-second-anniversary-shamarpas-parinirvana

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Gyalwa Karmapa shares condolences to the passing of His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Rinpoche


On April 29 2016, great master of Sakya tradition, His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Rinpoche, the founder and Principal Guru of Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism in Seattle, had passed away. His Holiness the 17th Karmapa shares his condolences and asks his students to offer aspiration prayers.   Dear dharma friends, It is with great sadness that I […]

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02.04.2016, France

Empowerments in Dhagpo Kunderul Ling

His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa gives Refuge and Bodhisattva Vow in 2012

In April 2016, His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa visited Dhagpo Kundreul Ling in France, in order to transmit the necessary empowerments to the practitioners who will enter the next three-year retreat. On April 2, 2016, Gyalwa Karmapa participated in a memorial service in Paris for the late M. Jean-Louis Massoubre, who was one of the great […]

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