06.05.2020

Karmapa requests his birthday to be marked by world prayers

The Kudung of Shamar Rinpoche in Kalimpong
Karmapa requests his birthday to be marked by world prayers

The birthday of Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, is on 6 May 2020.

This year, Karmapa has requested the day be dedicated to prayers for our world.

In a small traditional ceremony at Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) in Delhi, 500 butter lamps were lit today.

 

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