28.05.2004 – 05.06.2004, Spain

Gyalwa Karmapa visits Karma Guen in Andalusia, Spain

Karma Guen, Malaga, Ceremony, Empowerment, Phowa, Refuge and Bodhisattva Vow, Teaching, Travel, Visit

Karma Guen is a Buddhist center of the Karma Kagyu Tradition, founded by Pedro and Dorrit Gomez. It is located in the sunny hills near Velez Malaga in Andalusia.
Many teachers from the Karma Kagyu Tradition and guests from all over the world came to join the opening ceremony of the “Karmapa Thaye Dorje Gomba”.

From May 31st to June 4th Lama Ole Nydahl gave teachings on Phowa.
Get more information about Karma Guen  here.
About 3000 disciples attended the lectures and empowerments.

The program of Gyalwa Karmapa and Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche:

May 28th: Arrival of Gyalwa Karmapa from India via Paris
May 29th: Inauguration of the “Karmapa Thaye Dorje Gomba”
May 30th: Mahakala initiation
May 31st: Amitabha initiation by Shamar Rinpoche
June 1st: Reception by the mayor in the mayor hall of Velez Malaga
June 4th: Amitayus initiation
June 5th: Chenresig initiation at the stupa in Benamaldena

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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.