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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30.04.2016, Taiwan

Prayer for the wold peace and harmony in Taiwan


On April 30, thousands of buddhist practitioners gathered to participate in aspiration prayers for the world peace in Taiwan led by Thaye Dorje, the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa. Report coming soon. Read more: www.karmapa.org/karmapas-king-aspiration-prayers-taiwan See the images:

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Words of Wisdom
So when we practice compassion, when we apply compassion in our daily lives, we really have to tell ourselves, “That’s me, that’s who I am. I cannot change that; no one can change that.