Karmapa’s Life
09.08.2017 – 14.08.2017, France

His Holiness Karmapa – Visit to France (Montchardon-Grenoble) 09-17 August 2017


On 9th of August Gyalwa Karmapa and his entourage travelled from Northern Spain to Montchardon in France via Biarritz, Paris and Lyon. The Karmapa arrived at Karma Migyur Ling late in the afternoon. He was welcomed by Lama Teunsang and Trinley Rinpoche as well as many Lamas and residents. From 10th to 15th of August, […]

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11.08.2017, France

Sangyumla joins Gyalwa Karmapa in Grenoble, France

Gyalwa Karmapa comes with Sangjumla, his wife to the teaching

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa is delighted that his wife and family members are able to join the teaching program in Grenoble. On August 9, Gyalwa Karmapa arrived to Monchardon in France, to conduct six days of teaching program in Grenoble.   Read full report from Gyalwa Karmapa’s visit to France in 2017: […]

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09.08.2017, Spain

His Holiness Karmapa – Visits the Basque region of Spain August 5 to 9, 2017


Karmapa Thaye Dorje visited the Karmapa Mikyo Dorje Center in Gulina in August. On 7th of August he gave a Chenresi Initiation at Baluarte in Pamplona, the Capital of Navarra. 350 people took the opportunity to receive the Chenresig Initiation from The 17th Karmapa and listen to his teachings in Pamplona. That evening, a number of people […]

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29.07.2017, Sweden

Gyalwa Karmapa’s Visit to Sweden 24-30 July 2017

Gyalwa Karmapa arrives at the retreat center from Stockholm

In July 2017 Thaye Dorje, His Holiness, the 17th Karmapa visited Sweden for the first time. The Swedish Kagyu Sangha (Karme Tenpe Gyaltsen) celebrated its 40th anniversary and was very happy to receive His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje at the Karma Kagyu Centre in Stockholm (Karma Shedrup Dargye Ling) and the […]

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14.06.2017, India

The Third Commemoration Ceremonies of the Paranirvana of HH Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche in Kalimpong


From June 1 to 14 Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa led several ceremonies in Kalimpong. Full report coming soon.   Galleries of the Gyalwa Gyamtso (Red Chenresig) ritual in Kalimpong: 03.06.2017 Preparation of the Ground for Mandala 04.06.2017 Preparation of the Mandala 05 – 07.06.2017 Day three to five of the ritual […]

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Words of Wisdom
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