09.12.2013 – 20.12.2013, India

His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa leads the Kagyu Monlam 2013

Beru Khyentse Rinpoche’s monastery in Bodh Gaya, Bodh Gaya, Kagyu Monlam

This year again His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa with many Rinpoches, high lamas and thousands of devotees from all over the world gathered under the Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya to pray for world peace and the benefit of all sentient beings.

See the galleries from Kagyu Monlam 2013:

14.12 – 20.12.2013, Bodhgaya: Portraits of Gyalwa Karmapa from Kagyu Monlam
20.12.2013, Bodhgaya: Final day of the Kagyu Monlam prayers 2013
15.12 – 19.12.2013, Bodhgaya: Kagyu Monlam prayers under the Bodhi Tree
14.12.2013, Bodhgaya: First day of Kagyu Monlam at Maha Bodhi Temple

First day of Kagyu Monlam prayers in Bodhgaya 2013

the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa leads Kagyu Monlam 2013 under the Bodhi Tree

Mahakala dance at Beru Khyentse Monastery in Bodhgaya

Mahakala dance performed at Beru Khyentse Rinpoche’s monastery

Social activities during Kagyu Monlam 2013:
Distribution of food and blankets to the underprivileged people

Social activities during Kagyu Monlam 2013, such as distributing blankets and food to underprivilidged people of Bodhgaya.

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I will make wishes and aspirations for all of us to keep our connection (…) in this way our intention and mindset are the same, and then no matter the distance and time – they will not separate us