26.06.2004 – 28.06.2004, Austria

Gyalwa Karmapa visits Karma Kagyu Sangha in Vienna, Austria

Vienna, Ceremony, Empowerment, Meeting, Puja

The Karma Kagyu center in Vienna was founded 1982. Under the spiritual guidance of Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche many Karma Kagyu teachers were invited to take care of the practitioners. The center is a founding member of the Austrian Buddhist Society, which was officially recognised by the government 1983.

In December 1997 Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche appointed Khenpo Chodrag Rinpoche as the head of the study and meditation program of Karma Kagyu Sangha.

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The program:

June 26th: Arrival of Gyalwa Karmapa from Graz

Welcoming ceremony

June 27th: Meeting with children from the Sangha

Karmapakshi tsog puja

Teachings about Bodhicitta

Green Tara initiation

June 28th: Departure to Paris

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Normally in life, greed – and in most cases even ambition – are things we need to slowly renounce. But while generating your qualities, such as bodhicitta, you need to be very ambitious, almost greedy