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.

06.08.2019, Germany

Karmapa bids farewell to the Europe Center


Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, and family stayed an extra day at the Summer Course at the Europe Center in Immenstadt, Germany. All of the students were joyful to be given this gift of extra time with Karmapa. Karmapa spent more private time with Lama Ole. He was also able to enjoy some […]

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04.08.2019, Germany

Days two and three of Karmapa at the Europe Center


Following the welcome ceremony for Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, and his son Thugseyla, the next day’s teaching at the Europe Center Summer Course in Immenstadt was keenly anticipated. Karmapa said that although it often seems as though the times that we are living in are getting more and more difficult, in […]

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02.08.2019, Germany

Karmapa and Thugseyla Arrival and Welcome Ceremony at the Europe Center

Traditional welcome ceremony for Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 1

During the evening of 1 August, Lama Ole and a group of students greeted Karmapa, together with his wife Sangyumla and baby son Thugseyla, as they arrived at The Europe Center in Immenstadt, Germany. The following afternoon, the joyful mood continued, as more than 6000 students from 40 countries participated in a traditional welcome ceremony […]

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