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.

19.05.2016 – 29.05.2016, Malaysia

The 17th Karmapa in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the 4th time


For ten days, an extensive program with Gyalwa Karmapa took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After a warm welcome of His Holiness at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, he and his entourage were escorted and traditionally received at Karma Kagyu Dharma Society Kuala Lumpur, followed by a mandala offering by Zopa Rinpoche. Report coming soon. See […]

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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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