Letters from Karmapa

In this section we share letter messages from His Holiness the 17th Karmapa or from the Private Office of Gyalwa Karmapa.

In separate section there are announcements and information about upcoming events.

27.04.2021

Karmapa’s message for Je Khenpo of Bhutan

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Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares the following message on the occasion of the 25 year anniversary of the appointment of Khentrul Jigme Chhoeda as His Holiness 70th Je Khenpo of Bhutan In Tibetan: In English:

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12.02.2021

Karmapa’s Losar message

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On the occasion of Losar and the dawn of the Year of the Female Iron Ox, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares the following message for all of his students. Wish-Fulfilling Wheel, grant us your auspiciousness, the might of merit, and the cultivation of longevity and wisdom. You are the natural expression […]

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29.01.2020

Karmapa shares a letter about the coronoavirus

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Following the outbreak of the coronavirus, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares the following message for dharma centres and practitioners English transcript At present, a large number of people in the world find themselves in a situation in which there is serious danger to their lives. For this reason, I appeal to […]

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03.01.2020

Karmapa shares a message about the Australia bushfires

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In relation to the wildfires spreading throughout Australia and the floods in Indonesia, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares the following message:   Dear dharma friends The devastation caused by the Australian bushfires is almost unimaginable. Lives are being lost. Millions of hectares of land lie in ashes. And thousands of people […]

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28.08.2017

Gyalwa Karmapa shares compassionate message to the victims of floods in South Asia

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This August massive rain caused floods across Northern India, Bangladesh and Nepal. Over thousand people lost their lives, many more their homes. Aid agencies say that this is becoming one of the worst humanitarian disasters in Asia in recent times. Concerns are rising about disease and shortages of food not least because the flooding is […]

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Words of Wisdom
The human heart, Bodhicitta, is the most precious of all. While Buddhas are helpful in life, the compassionate heart is even more precious than a Buddha. In the human heart, we see limitless hope.