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Message in advance of the 2020 Kagyu Monlam

Kagyu Monlam

The Private Office of the Karmapa shares the following message in advance of the 2020 Kagyu Monlam: In our Karma Kagyu School, it was historically the third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje (1284-1339) who initiated the yearly Monlam gathering. Later, during the time of the seventh Karmapa Chodrag Gyamtso (1454-1506), it became one of the most prominent […]

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Karmapa shares birthday photos of Thugseyla and Sangyumla

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On the occasion of Thugseyla’s second birthday on 11 August 2020, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares some private moments.  

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Karmapa’s message for Indian Independence Day 2020


On the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day, 15 August 2020, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares the following message. Dear dharma friends Spare a moment to reflect how swiftly time passes, without any notice. According to our contemporary way of thinking, a great nation celebrates her 74th birthday, even though her […]

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Tragedies in Lebanon and India: Karmapa’s message

Bodhgaya India, 2019-12-15 KagyuMonlam Chenmo

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares a message following the recent tragedies in Lebanon and India. Dear dharma friends Many of you must once again be taken aback by the recent tragedies. The news of the massive explosion in Beirut this week, which claimed many lives and harmed thousands, and yesterday’s plane […]

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Dhagpo Meditation Garden message of support from Karmapa


Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, has shared a message of support for the new Meditation Garden at Dhagpo Kagyu Ling in France. In order to help create a safe and calm space that is accessible and of benefit to all, construction of the Meditation Garden at Karmapa’s European seat has resumed during […]

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Words of Wisdom
Normally in life, greed – and in most cases even ambition – are things we need to slowly renounce. But while generating your qualities, such as bodhicitta, you need to be very ambitious, almost greedy