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.

11.04.2018, Hong Kong

Karmapa visits Hong Kong in April 2018


31 March 2018 LUNCH WITH SPONSOR COMMITTEE Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, together with his wife Sangyumla Rinchen Yangzom, and his entourage, enjoyed a traditional Cantonese lunch with the sponsor committee of the event at the Golden Bauhinian restaurant on Hong Kong Island. CHENRESIG EMPOWERMENT In the afternoon, the program at the […]

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Karmapa Public Course 2018 in KIBI, New Delhi


The Karmapa Public Course 2018 took place from 11-18 March. It was a wonderful opportunity for students from all around the world to deepen their practice and receive teachings not only from Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, but also from other great Buddhist masters, including Professor Sempa Dorje, Karma Trinley Rinpoche, Khenpo […]

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Joyous message from Karmapa

Official Portraits of HH The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje

We are delighted to share the news that Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa and his wife Sangyumla announced that they are expecting their first child. Karmapa married his childhood friend Sangyumla Rinchen Yangzom in March last year, in a private ceremony in Delhi. In a message on his website, Karmapa says that his […]

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Words of Wisdom
I will make wishes and aspirations for all of us to keep our connection (…) in this way our intention and mindset are the same, and then no matter the distance and time – they will not separate us