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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06.07.2020

Karmapa shares meditations for our times

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Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares some meditations for our times, which he hopes will be a useful resource for practitioners and all others. 6 July 2020 Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, invites us to wake up every day with a slight zest that today might be the day […]

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20.06.2020

Karmapa shares a teaching about guardians in his latest Meditation for our Times.

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Karmapa shares a teaching about guardians in his latest Meditation for our Times.   Once again, I’m taking this occasion to share a little of my knowledge of Buddhism. The subject today could be guarding or being a guardian. I don’t know for certain, but it seems to me that Buddhism is such that one […]

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09.06.2020

Karmapa teaches on the practice of nonviolence in Buddhism

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Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, teaches on the practice of non-violence in Buddhism. As human beings, during our hundreds of thousands of years of existence, we have developed countless religions, philosophies and political systems. All of these systems have been based on various sets of rules and laws, which are originally intended […]

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Words of Wisdom
So when we practice compassion, when we apply compassion in our daily lives, we really have to tell ourselves, “That’s me, that’s who I am. I cannot change that; no one can change that.