11.11.2006 – 18.11.2006, Philippines

His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa visits the Philippines for the first time

Manila, Audience, Ceremony, Empowerment, Puja, Refuge and Bodhisattva Vow, Teaching, Visit

Program in Manila

View the video clip of The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa in Manila 2006  here

2006-11-11:
– Arrival at the Airport, Pressconference at the airport
– Welcoming Dinner Party at Manila Hotel

2006-11-12
– Welcoming Ceremony at the Nedo Kagyu Bodhi Dharma Centre, for Lamas and the core group only
– Chenresig Empowerment at PICC

2006-11-13:
– TV- Radio- and Pressinterviews
– White Tara Empowerment at PICC

2006-11-14:
– Speech on Bodhicitta to the Philosophy Students of La Salle University
– Audiences
– Refuge Ceremony at Universal Wisdom Foundation
– Dharma Teaching on the 6 Paramitas at Universal Wisdom Foundation

2006-11-15:
– Vajrayogini Puja at the Nedo Kagyu Bodhi Dharma Centre, for Lamas and the core group only
– Vajrayogini Empowerment at the Nedo Kagyu Bodhi Dharma Centre
– Refuge Ceremony at the Nedo Kagyu Bodhi Dharma Centre

2006-11-16:
– Consultation day and Audiences at Manila Hotel

2006-11-17:
– Visit at the Philippine General Hospital
– Medicine Buddha Empowerment at Chinese Chamber of Commerce
– Farewell Dinner at Aloha Hotel

2006-11-18:
– Last Audiences


Photos: Thule G. Jug

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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.