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.


Gyalwa Karmapa shares compassionate message to the victims of floods in South Asia


This August massive rain caused floods across Northern India, Bangladesh and Nepal. Over thousand people lost their lives, many more their homes. Aid agencies say that this is becoming one of the worst humanitarian disasters in Asia in recent times. Concerns are rising about disease and shortages of food not least because the flooding is […]

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21.08.2017, Spain

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa in Karma Guen – August 17 – 22, 2017


On 17th of August HH Gyalwa Karmapa and his entourage travelled to Malaga in Spain. His Holiness was received at the airport by Nendo Rinpoche, Lama Ole Nydahl, Pedro Gomez with his family and many other well wishers. About one thousand members of the Diamond Way centres were already waiting for the Karmapa at the […]

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Portrait of Gyalwa Karmapa and Sangyumla


We are delighted to share this portrait of Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa together with his wife Sangyumla. This image was taken on August 16 2017, in Montchardon France.    

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