Thaye Dorje, the 17th Karmapa‘s life has been documented by Karmapa Documentary Project since 1994. Here you can browse through the life of the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa using slider which divides Karmapa’s activities by date. There is also available advanced search, where you can filter through categories such as country, place and type of event.
There were around 500 participants for this year public course held at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI). The starting day for the course was chosen as it coincided with one of the four most auspicious days in the Buddhist calendar, Chotrul Duchen, translated from Tibetan as the “day of miracles”. These days occur on a […]
12.12.2016 – 13.12.2016, India
In accordance with the wishes of Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, the Second International Karma Kagyu Meeting was held in Bodhgaya on 12 and 13 December 2016, just before the Kagyu Monlam. Representatives from various monastic and lay institutions, dharma centres and regions from around the world got together for two days […]
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa visited the Sakya Phuntsok Phodrang in Delhi on 9th November to pay respects to the Kudung of His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Sakya Rinpoche and express his condolences to Rinpoche’s wife H.E. Jamyang Dagmo Kusho. On November 11, esteemed rinpoches from the Sakya Lineage performed the cremation ceremony rituals. Among the […]
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa was at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) for the inauguration of a new Secretary. During the ceremony, which took place on 22nd June, the new Secretary of KIBI, Lama Thabka, was ceremoniously confirmed in the role. Lama Thabka has been working in this position since his election by HH 17th […]
25.05.2016 – 29.05.2016, Malaysia
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa continues his 2016 10 day tour in Malaysia for what was about to be it’s first ever Kagyu Monlam. 25th May The first day of the two day Malaysian Kagyu Monlam begins under the guidance of HH Gyalwa Karmapa. Its location was the Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall in Kuala Lumpur […]