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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10.12.2019

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, gives a teaching about aspiration prayers

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Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, gives a teaching about aspiration prayers Karmapa visited Indonesia from 14-22 November 2019. On 22 November, Karmapa led teachings and Kagyu Monlam prayers at the Vihara Amitabha Mahayana temple in Batam. Karmapa gave a teaching about the correct way to accomplish aspiration prayers.

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22.11.2019, Indonesia

Karmapa visits Indonesia (14-22 November 2019)

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From 14-22 November 2019, Thaye Dorje His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, visited Indonesia. On 14 November, Karmapa arrived at Jakarta International Airport. On 17 November, Karmapa and his entourage came together with the Theravada and Mahayana masters and monks of Wihara Ekayana Arama, a Mahayana Temple in Jakarta. There was a procession of the […]

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13.10.2019, France

Karmapa, Sangyumla and Thugseyla in Dhagpo Kundreul Ling

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500 monastic and lay sangha welcomed Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Rinchen Yangzom, Sangyumla, and their son Thugseyla, at Dhagpo Kundreul Ling, in Le Bost, France. There were mandala offerings to both Karmapa and Thugseyla, as well as offerings of Ku Sung Thuk (the symbolic offering of enlightened body, speech and mind). […]

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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.