Links to Karma Kagyu websites. Monasteries, buddhist centers, organizations.
Official Homepage of Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje
the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa is a Black Hat Lama of Tibet, spiritual leader of Karma Kagyu school of tibetan buddhism. Official website brings information about 17th Karmapa’s vision of peace and inner wealth.
Official Homepage of the Karma Kagyu Tradition
Karma Kagyu is one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche’s Homepage
Shamar Rinpoche is known as a Red Hat lama of Tibet. After Karmapa, he is the second in hierarchy of Karma Kagyu Lineage.
Karmapa International Buddhist Institute
The Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) is an institute of higher learning in Buddhist Studies for international students under the management of the charitable society Karmapa International Buddhist Society (KIBS). Located in the capital of India, the country of Buddhism’s origin, KIBI offers a rich resource for studying the scriptures and great treatises of Buddhism as they are preserved by the Kagyu tradition.
Karmapa International Buddhist Society
KIBS is a charitable organization founded by the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa in order to manage various projects of His Holiness. Main objectives of KIBS are education, culture and charity.
Diwakar Buddhist Academy
Research and Educational Institute for monastic sangha, founded by the 14th Shamar Rinpoche in 2002. Placed in Kalimpong, the west of India, the Shedra provides education, research, publications according to the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
Karma Raja Maha Vihar Monastery
Main seat of Gyalwa Karmapa in Nepal. Karma Kagyu Monastery, situated on top of famous Swayambhu Stupa.
Bodhi Path is an international organization of Buddhist centers established by Shamar Rinpoche (the 14th Shamarpa). Rooted in ancient traditions but with a contemporary focus, our centers are dedicated to offering high quality instruction in meditation and Buddhist philosophy and offer a network of highly qualified teachers trained under Rinpoche’s comprehensive guidance. Programs range from information for newcomers to instruction and support for the advanced meditator.
Dhagpo Kagyu Ling
It is a Center for buddhist studies and meditation in France, founded by XVIth Karmapa Ranging Rigpe Dorje. Jigme Rinpoche was appointed by Gyalwa Karmapa to finish construction and develop Dhagpo.
It is an organization found by Lama Ole and Hannah Nydhal, disciples of 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje. Working tirelessly for over forty years, Lama Ole established more than 600 buddhist centers all over the world.
Taiwan Karma Kagyu Promotion Society
Promotion Society in Taiwan working under spiritual guidance go the 17th Karmapa.
Karma Kagyu Sangha in Vienna, Austria
Independent buddhist center in Vienna, Austria under spiritual guidance of the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje.
Siddharta Foundation International
Siddhartha Foundation International is a 501c3 non-profit charitable organization founded to support the activities of
Thai Dorje, the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa in USA.
You can find a full list of Karma Kagyu Centers worldwide at www.karmapa.org