Letters from Karmapa

In this section we share letter messages from His Holiness the 17th Karmapa or from the Private Office of Gyalwa Karmapa.

In separate section there are announcements and information about upcoming events.


Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, offers his thanks and appreciation.


His Holiness has published a letter in response to the overwhelming support and good wishes he has received from around the world. Following the announcement of his marriage to Rinchen Yangzom on March 25th 2017, thousands of his students and supporters sent messages of congratulation for this auspicious special event. The letter from his Holiness: […]

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Message from His Holiness Karmapa on the occasion of India’s Republic Day

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Message from Gyalwa Karmapa concerning the train incident in Andhra Pradesh


Karmapa’s message on the train incident in Andhra Pradesh

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Message concerning train accident in India

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Karmapa’s address commemorating Gandhi’s birthday 2016


  Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, marked the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday with an address which honoured his dedication to a life of non-violence, peace and compassion.  The Karmapa said Gandhi showed us by his example that we can take on enormous responsibilities while living a simple life of excellence with great patience and courage. I […]

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Words of Wisdom
Normally in life, greed – and in most cases even ambition – are things we need to slowly renounce. But while generating your qualities, such as bodhicitta, you need to be very ambitious, almost greedy