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by Wangdu on 29 May, 2014
Kamalashila Institute, Germany. At the beginning, the Karmapa recited prayers to the root lama and then made a beautiful, long, deep bow in a movement of profound devotion and respect. This gesture embodied the entire teaching, communicating it with a power and elegance beyond words. Read More
by Wangdu on 28 May, 2014
Kamalashila Institute, Germany. Shortly after four o’clock in the afternoon, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje arrived at his European seat, Kamalashila Buddhist Institute, Langenfeld in western Germany not far from Bonn, ending the thirty-four year wait for his return and fulfilling the hopes and prayers of his European disciples. Read More
by Wangdu on 28 May, 2014
Langenfeld, Germany Returning to Europe for the first time in his present incarnation, the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, met together with representatives from all his European Karma Kagyu centers and organizations on the evening of May 28th. Each of them had sent one person to participate in this first ever gathering of his European Dharma family. And, indeed, this… Read More
by Wangdu on 28 May, 2014
Frankfurt-am-Main In his first public activity in Europe, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa addressed a press conference this morning in Frankfurt, followed by a brief meeting with members of the local Tibetan community. At an event hosted by Tibethaus Deutschland under the patronage of the 14th Dalai Lama, the Karmapa spoke to a room full of members of the German… Read More
by Wangdu on 27 May, 2014
Kamalashila Institute On the 25th May 2014, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, boarded an Indian Airlines flight from New Delhi, bound for Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany. This was the moment that his European students had been praying for since 1992. In that year, a seven-year-old nomad boy from Eastern Tibet was recognised as the reincarnation of His Holiness the… Read More
by Wangdu on 7 May, 2014
+++ Tickets sales start Thursday, 8 May, 6 p.m. CEST +++ 500 more tickets per event are available for the Karmapa’s visit to Berlin – we have moved to a larger hall at the same venue, the Estrel Convention Center. All tickets sold so far, as well as their categories, keep their validity. Read More
by Wangdu on 28 February, 2014
With the support granted by the governments of both India and  Tibet, the Karmapa Foundation Europe (KFE) has the  great pleasure and honour to announce the first visit to Europe by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje. The visit will take place in Germany for two weeks, beginning in late  May 2014. There will be teachings and public… Read More
by Pierfranco Alloa on 12 February, 2014
KFE Annual Report 2013 KFE Annual Report 2013     We are very happy to announce that we have just published our Annual Report for 2013. Please click the button below to download the Karmapa Foundation Europe Annual Report for 2013.   Read More