11.09.2008 – 15.09.2008, Austria
During the following days, the Gyalwa Karmapa took part in the symposium “Inner Peace – Outer Peace” which had been organised by Karma Kagyu Sangha on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the official recognition of the Austrian Buddhist Society. The aim of this symposium was to “discover sources of peace and happiness” through teachings and discussions with authentic Buddhist masters from different traditions who would share the treasure of their knowledge and experience with the participants.
12.09.2008 – 14.09.2008, Austria
17.05.2007 – 21.05.2007, Austria
Amidst the Wiener Schnitzel, Sachertorte and architectural relics of days gone by is a Karma Kagyu Dharma Community with its roots planted by His Holiness the late 16th Gyalwa Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje’s first turnings of the Wheel of Dharma in the Western world.
25.08.2005 – 29.08.2005, Austria
In the morning His Holiness the 17th Karmapa was blessing children at the Karma Kagyu Sangha Center.
Sightseeing in Vienna
In the evening the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Thaye Dorje gave the White Tara initiation to 300 people at the University of Vienna.
Departure of Gyalwa Karmapa to Paris Photos: Thule G. Jug