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by Wangdu on 21 August, 2018
A new book of teachings by His Holiness Karmapa is now available for free download at dharmaebooks.org. The book is based on teachings His Holiness gave during his first historic visit to Canada in May and June 2017. Uniquely attuned to our present world, the Karmapa gives clear and wise teachings on key issues of our times — the environment,… Read More
by Wangdu on 19 June, 2018
Dear Friends, We wish to share a beautiful video by the Spiritual Ecology Fellowship featuring the work of the nuns at Karma Drubgyu Thargay Ling Nunnery in Tilokpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. KYORYUG is an association of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and nunneries working together under the leadership of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa for the environmental protection of the Himalayan region… Read More
by Wangdu on 10 May, 2018
The Seventeenth Karmapa draws on timeless values to propose a new, interconnectivity-focused code of ethics. This book helps readers understand how we have always been, and will always be, interconnected—through family, community, and shared humanity. As our planet changes and our world grows smaller, it is vital we not only recognise our connections to one another and to the earth… Read More
by Wangdu on 4 March, 2018
Karmapa Foundation Europe requested His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa to grant a regular set of teachings online so that we can all study and practice together where ever we are. We also requested that HH would kindly lead us step by step so that we can learn and practice in a systematic way and eventually can form a curriculum… Read More
by Wangdu on 2 March, 2018
**NOTE: Due to bad weather conditions, the English translator is unable to attend tonight’s teaching. Therefore the teaching will be in Tibetan. We will add the English translation to the video in the coming days. Sorry for any inconvenience.** Karmapa Foundation Europe requested His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa to grant a regular set of teachings online so that we… Read More
by Wangdu on 30 May, 2017
Times of Joy and Sorrow Lakeside International Hotel, Frimley Green, England – Afternoon, May 27, 2017 In the concluding public event of the 17th Karmapa’s first visit to the United Kingdom, nearly 2,000 people gathered at Lakeside International Hotel near Frimley Green in Surrey to receive an Amitayus Long Life empowerment. The Nepalese and Gurkha community turned out in force… Read More
by Wangdu on 28 May, 2017
Karmapa Aldershot Karmapa Aldershot Aldershot, Hampshire, England – Morning, May 27, 2017 Early on this day of the Karmapa’s visit to the Nepali community in Aldershot, the double arch of a luminous rainbow filled the sky. It recalled his first visit to the US when rainbows followed him everywhere on the East Coast. The Karmapa was invited by the Buddhist Community Centre UK to… Read More
by Wangdu on 27 May, 2017
Neasden, London, England – May 25, 2017 This morning the Karmapa traveled to a northwest suburb of London to visit the impressive BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir, the largest Hindu temple in Europe. Marble and limestone have been brought alive by Indian artists, who carved every inch with intricate design. The founder of this Hindu bhakti tradition was guru Swaminarayan (1781-1830), famous… Read More
by Wangdu on 26 May, 2017
The Karmapa meets with Lord Williams Cambridge, England – May 24, 2017 Following a formal lunch in Kings College, Cambridge, the Dean guided the Gyalwang Karmapa on a tour of its stunning gothic church with its soaring roof, long history, and famous paintings. Coming back out into the spacious courtyard and passing through the college gate, the Karmapa walked along… Read More
by Wangdu on 25 May, 2017
St Catharine’s and King’s College, Cambridge, England – May 24, 2017 Today His Holiness the Gyalwang Karmapa left London and travelled north to Cambridge, a city whose name has become almost synonymous with its world-famous university. The Karmapa’s visit to Cambridge was hosted by the International Buddhist Confederation’s Secretary for Environment and Conservation, Dr Barbara Maas. His Holiness’s day in… Read More