From June 1 to 14 Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa led several ceremonies in Kalimpong.
Full report coming soon.
1.06.2017 His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa arrives in Kalimpong. Group of Tamang devotees from Pasang Sanga Gyamcho Gompa, 7th Mile in Kalimpong welcome Gyalwa Karmapa on the road
First day of Gyalwa Gyamtso puja in Kalimpong. Preparation of the ground for the Mandala.
Second day of Gyalwa Gyamtso Puja in Kalimpong. Preparation of the Sand Mandala
7.06.2017 Filling and consecration ceremony of the Golden Stupa with the relics of 14th Shamarpa
08.06.2017 Gyalwa Gyamtso ritual: Fire puja led by Gyalwa Karmapa
9.06.2017 Dissolution of the Mandala
10.06.2017 Calling Lama from Afar and Swift Rebirth Prayers for Shamar Rinpoche
10.06.2017 Ritual of pouring the Sand Mandala into the river
10.06.2017 Consecration of the land for the Diwakar Academy Guesthouse
11.06.2017 Gyalwa Karmapa grants Amithayus empowerment to over 2000 devotees from Himalayan region
Gyalwa Karmapa consecrates newly build part of Diwakar Buddhist Academy
13.06.2017 Group picture with Gyalwa Karmapa and students of Diwakar Buddhist Academy after Ceremony of thanksgiving to the students, Manjusri Lung, speech by HH Karmapa
14.06.2017 Inauguration of Mani Lhakang in Dotray villlage in Darjeeling. Gyalwa Karmapa gives teaching and Chenresig Lung.
14.06.2017 Visit at Thagda Diwakar Buddhist School
Galleries of the Gyalwa Gyamtso (Red Chenresig) ritual in Kalimpong:
03.06.2017 Preparation of the Ground for Mandala
04.06.2017 Preparation of the Mandala
05 – 07.06.2017 Day three to five of the ritual
08.06.2017 Fire Puja
09.06.2017 Dissolution of the Mandala
10.06.2017 Ritual of Pouring of the Mandala Sand Into the River
Galleries from Gyalwa Karmapa’s program in Kalimpong:
1.06.2017 Arrival in Kalimpong
10.06.2017 Consecration of the Land for the Diwakar Academy Guesthouse
06.06.2017 Filling and Consecration Ceremony of the Golden Stupa with the Relics of Shamarpa
09.06.2017 Prayers for the Swift Rebirth of Shamar Rinpoche
11.06.2017 Empowerment of Amithayus
12.06.2017 Blessing of the New Part of Diwakar Academy Building
14.06.2017 Consecration Ceremony of Mani Lhakang in Dotrey Village in Darjeeling
14.06.2017 Visit at Diwakar Buddhist School in Thagda
2.06 – 14.06.2017 Audiences with Gyalwa Karmapa