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.

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26.01.2018, Thailand

Gyalwa Karmapa bestows long life empowerment for HRH Ashi Chokyi

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Ever since Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, was 11 years old, Her Royal Highness Ashi Chokyi has been like a second mother to him. She was the wife of Karmapa’s beloved late teacher Topga Rinpoche. Her Royal Highness and her family are Karmapa’s oldest disciples, and were students of Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, His Holiness […]

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03.01.2018

Public Meditation Course, December 25th, 2017 to January 3rd 2018, Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI)

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The sixth annual Public Meditation Course at KIBI began with an introduction to the program and Sojong practice, followed by a welcome dinner on the evening of the 25th December. Every day started with the granting of the Sojong vows, led by the Venerable Dupon Nyigyam, the highly respected teacher and retreat master from the […]

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14.12.2017, India

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, visits Bodhgaya

Gyalwa Karmapa in Bodh Gaya, Dec. 6 to 23, 2017. Kagyu Monlam

ARRIVAL In the early afternoon on Decemer 6, 2017 Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje and his wife Sangyumla arrived at Gaya International Airport. At Dhargye Chokhor Ling Monastery Karmapa’s monks welcomed him with a traditional ceremony and Ven. Beru Khyentse Rinpoche offered him a warm welcome. See more images here: 6 December 2017 Arrival and Welcoming […]

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