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His Holiness Karmapa Birthday Wish (May 2010)

An open letter to all centers from His Holiness Karmapa (May 2010)

The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje in Europe 2009

Feb. 2009: Gyalwa Karmapa visits Hong Kong

Kagyu Monlam in Bodh Gaya, Dec. 2008

Statement from International Karma Kagyu Buddhist Organization (IKKBO)

May 17, 2008: A Condolence Message by Gyalwa Karmapa

European Tour of Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje 2008

March 13 to 20, 2008: Gyalwa Karmapa gave teachings and empowerments in New Delhi

November 10 to 14, 2007: Kagyu Monlam in Bodh Gaya

May 17 to August 7, 2007: H.H. Gyalwa Karmapa Visits Europe

May 6, 2007: Birthday of the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje

April 14, 2007: Gyalwa Karmapa visited the birthplace of Dr. Ambedkar in India

April 2, 2007: Djang Chog puja of Amitabha for the passing of Hannah Nydahl

February, 2007: Tibetan New Year in Kalimpong, India

October 14, 2006: Gyalwa Karmapa as the Chief Guest at the Golden Jubilee in Mumbai, India

October 7 to November 18, 2006: H.H. Gyalwa Karmapa visits Southeast Asia

Shamar Rinpoche recently recognized a child as the reincarnation of one bodhisattva among the 21 abbots of Yangpachen

His Holiness 17th Karmapa, Thrinley Thaye Dorje has now arrived at the Karma Kagyud Buddhist Centre, Singapore, to give teachings and empowerments

Visit of His Holiness 17 Karmapa to Karma Kagyu Dharma Society, Kuala Lumpur

May 17th 2006: Announcement to Karma Kagyu Buddhist Centers in Asia, Europe, and the Americas from the Council of His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa

Meeting with His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche, the spiritual head of the Drikung Kagyu lineage

March 13 to 19, 2006: H.H. Gyalwa Karmapa visits Mexico

December 22, 2005 to January 4, 2006: Gyalwa Karmapa visits Taiwan

H.H. 17th Karmapa activities Nov, 2005

November 24 to 27, 2005
Gyalwa Karmapa in Uttar Pradesh, India
November 19 - 22, 2005
Gyalwa Karmapa visits Bhopal, India

Lopon Rinpoche : Receiving Blessings from the sacred Cloth of the 15th Karmapa.


May 21, 2005
Visit of Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche at Dhagpo Kagyu Ling, France

May 12, 2005
Shamar Rinpoche gave White Tara Empowerment at Karma Guen, Spain

April 18 - May 19, 2005
Gyalwa Karmapa gives initiations to the practitioners of the three-year retreats in Dhagpo Kundreul Ling
Le Bost and Laussedat, France

April 9 - 10, 2005
Gyalwa Karmapa at the First International Buddhist Conference Mumbai (Bombay), India.

Kagyu Monlam – December 10-14, 2004, Bodh Gaya

Hundreds of disciples from all around the world came together at Bodh Gaya, in India’s northeast Bihar state, to participate in the annual Kagyu Monlam, or great prayer festival.

Report about Shri Diwakar Vihara Buddhist Research and Educational Institute. Kalimpong, India.

Dharma programs of H.E. Lopon Rinpoche (dec. 2004) and Grand Ceremony for Consecrating the 17 Karmapa Statues & Enshrining the Holy Relics of the 5th Shamarpa Escorted to Taiwan

Complete report of Karmapa Thaye Dordje's visit
(Europe, 2004)

New druplas come out of retreat
Nov. 04, 2004
The retreat centres (drupkangs) of Kundreul Ling in Le Bost and Laussedat, in the Auvergne , were founded by Gendun Rinpoche at the request of the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa and accomodated about one hundred men and women....

Events for Shangpa Rinpoche's 45th Birthday
5-13 Sept 2004
Karma Kagyud Buddhist Centre, Singapore

H.E Lopon Tenzin Rinpoche conducts the Grand Puja for the Dead through Triple Mandalas. And His program for 2004.

Teaching at Grand Puja of Liberating the Death Through Triple Mandalas
By H.E Lopon Tenzin Jigme Rinpoche III

Shamar Rinpoche at Dhagpo Kagyu Ling
August 2004. Shamar Rinpoche visit the European Seat of Gyalwa Karmapa.

Shangpa Rinpoche in 'For You Information' Magazine
16 August 2004. Shangpa Rinpoche and his Dharma projects have appeared on the front cover of the 'For You Information' magazine, the leading Dharma magazine in Singapore.

Some pictures of Karmapa Thaye Dordje's visit
(updated on July 15 )

The 17th KARMAPA THAYE DORJE visits Dhagpo Kagyu Centers. July 2004

The lama dancers of Zimchung Monastery : a spiritual event


Buddhist monks pray, May 25, 2004, at Madrids Atocha railway station,
site of the March 11 bombing that killied 191 people.

Rituals, Blessings and Empowerment conferred by the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dordje
in Kalimpong at the Occasion of Lossar, the Tibetan New Year Celebrations.

Vidyadhara Ceremony of the 17th Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje
On Monday, December 1, 2003, the Vidyadhara ceremony of the 17th Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje, took place in the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute in New Delhi.

Newspaper article North Eastern Weekend Review Gangtok, Vol 2 No 29, 5-11 Dec., 2003

The Karmapa International Buddhist Institute &
the Monastic Community of Rumtek

Is pleased to inform you that on Monday, December 1, 2003 at 10.00 am the Vidyadhara Ceremony of the 17th Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje.

October 6 - 15, 2003:
H. H. the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa visits Bhutan

In order to pay his respects to Her Majesty, the late Ashi Phuntso Choden Wangchuck, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Thaye Dorje, paid a visit to the Kingdom of Bhutan...

His Holiness The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Thaye Dorje Visits the Central Coast of California.

The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa and his party of nine, including Thinley Tulku Rinpoche, left Menlo Park ...

His Holiness Karmapa Consecrates Buena Park Center’s New Facility. 2003, September
t the end of September, HH Karmapa visited the Bodhi Path center in the Los Angeles area ...

His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Thaye Dorje arrived in San Francisco, California, USA on June 1, 2003

The Karmapa was invited to the family home of Sandy Yen, a benevolent sponsor of the Karma Kagyu School, to conduct teachings and initiations ....

Prediction About the Future of the Kagyu Lineage
By Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Statement of Karmapa Charitable Trust (February 2003)

The Karmapa Charitable Trust is trying its utmost effort to ...

Retreat at Kundreul Ling (September 2002)

After a short visit to Dhagpo Kagyu Ling, His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa returned to Kundreul Ling...

Visit at Dhagpo Kagyu Ling (August 2002)

In spite of the very short time available between his two consecutive retreats...

Gyalwa Karmapa's retreat ceremonies
(18th June 2002)

On Tuesday 18th June His Holiness the Karmapa came to the end of his internal Dorje Pagmo practice...

The arrival of Gyalwa Karmapa at Kundreul Ling
( 2002, May)

The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa arrived at Kundreul Ling on the evening of 25th May...

Apostle of peace

Religion: Politics is a no-no for
Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje.

(The week, India's n.1 weekly news magazine. Dec 2001.)

Drubgyud Choeling Monastery has been officially opened on 21 November 2001, with HH17th Karmapa, Thaye Dorje in attendance.

The Announcement of Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje's monastic ordination (2000, april 07)

On this day, the third day of the third month of the Iron Dragon year according to the Tsurphu calendar...

Brief report of Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje's spiritual education in Dhagpo Kundrol Ling, France.
(February 2000)

The 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Thaye Dorje has been staying at Dhagpo Kundrol Ling, his main European Monastery, in order to continue his spiritual education.



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