02.08.2019, Germany

Karmapa and Thugseyla Arrival and Welcome Ceremony at the Europe Center

Diamond Way Buddhism Europe Center, Arrival, Welcome Ceremony

During the evening of 1 August, Lama Ole and a group of students greeted Karmapa, together with his wife Sangyumla and baby son Thugseyla, as they arrived at The Europe Center in Immenstadt, Germany.

The following afternoon, the joyful mood continued, as more than 6000 students from 40 countries participated in a traditional welcome ceremony for Karmapa and Thugseyla.

Traditional welcome ceremony for Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 1

There were speeches by a representative of The Europe Center, together with short remarks from Lama Ole and Karmapa.

Traditional welcome ceremony for Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 1

There were Mandala offerings and offerings of Ku Sung Thuk to Karmapa and Thugseyla, together with the serving of traditional tea and rice.

Following a group photo, Karmapa departed. Karmapa then shared dinner with Lama Ole and guests.

Traditional welcome ceremony for Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 1

 

Please browse the galleries to see a selection of photos.

2 August 2019 Karmapa arrives at The Europe Center in Germany for the Summer Course 2019

2 August 2019 Welcome ceremony for Karmapa and Thugseyla at The Europe Center in Germany

2 August 2019 Welcome dinner for Karmapa, hosted by Lama Ole and other representatives of Diamond Way Buddhism at The Europe Center

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