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by Michele Martin on 19 May, 2016
Geneva, Switzerland – 18 May 2016. During the late afternoon the Gyalwang Karmapa touched down for the first time at the Geneva airport in southern Switzerland with its soaring Alps. The Karmapa was formally received by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, President of Karmapa Foundation Europe, Ngodup Dorjee, the representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Sangye Dorje, the President of… Read More
by Wangdu on 22 March, 2016
Following the announcement that His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa will make his third visit to Europe from 21st May to 5th June, all details of the events and where to purchase tickets can now be found on the relevant organiser’s websites. You can also find a full schedule of the events on the KFE website here. His Holiness will… Read More
by Wangdu on 8 March, 2016
Karmapa European Visit 2016 Karmapa European Visit 2016 The Karmapa Foundation Europe (KFE) is happy to announce that His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, has generously accepted to visit Europe for a third time in 2016. The visit to Europe has been confirmed and all necessary clearances have been given by the relevant authorities. His Holiness will teach Dharma in new European countries and places:… Read More
by Wangdu on 26 January, 2016
The fourth Dodrupchen Rinpoche, who is one of the greatest living Nyingma masters, has said that if the followers of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje accumulate recitations of this dharani [long mantra], His Holiness will live long and his activities will benefit a great number of beings. Therefore His Holiness’ sister, Jetsun Ngodup Palzom has invited all students,… Read More
by Wangdu on 13 January, 2016
KFE-Report-2015 KFE-Report-2015 Our Annual Report, covering the activities of the foundation during 2015, is now available to download from the website. To view and download the report, please visit here Read More
by Wangdu on 17 November, 2015
We are happy to announce that, since launching the book in September, we now have eight new translations available to download for free. These translations are: Danish, Spanish, French, Polish, Finnish, Swedish, Greek, Slovenian, Russian and Italian. All of these translations, and the original English version, can be downloaded here. The English version of the book is also now available… Read More
by Wangdu on 12 September, 2015
We are very happy to announce that the transcribed teachings from His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s first visit to Europe last year are now available to download as e-books. The text, entitled ‘Nurturing Compassion’, has been translated into English from the original Tibetan recordings by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche & Damchö Diana Finnegan. In addition to this, our… Read More
by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche on 12 September, 2015
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje has now completed his three week visit to Germany and returned to India by Indian Airlines on the evening of 12th September 2015. He was seen off at Frankfurt airport by Mr. Ngodup Dorji, Tibetan Representative for Central and Eastern Europe, Mr. Horst Rauprich, President, Karma Kagyu Community in Germany and Ven.… Read More
by Jo Gibson on 11 September, 2015
Visit & Teaching at Bodhicharya Berlin Berlin, Germany – 6th September, 2015. More than 350 people comprising representatives of Bodhicharya centres across Europe, members and supporters of the Berlin centre, and invited guests crowded into the main shrine room to greet the 17th Karmapa on this his final teaching engagement during his second visit to Europe. A distant sound of… Read More
by Damchö on 3 September, 2015
Day 4 – Public Talk Bonn, Germany – 30th August, 2015. Evening Session. For his final public talk in Bonn, His Holiness the Karmapa opened by expressing his hope that the audience felt satisfied with the time that they had shared together. His comment came at the end of four consecutive days of Dharma teachings, public talks, audiences and empowerments,… Read More