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by Shenpen on 1 March, 2023
This year, from March 6 to April 8, nuns from the Kagyu shedras will gather at the Vajra Vidya Institute in Sarnath for a month of teachings and debate under the direction of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa and presided over by Druppon Dechen Rinpoche. In addition to a daily schedule of classes and debates, the Spring Teachings will feature teachings… Read More
by Shenpen on 15 July, 2022
By the Seventeenth Gyalwang Karmapa In this year’s summer teachings, the Gyalwang Karmapa will continue last year’s discussion of the origins of the Vajrayana, focusing on related issues in the transmission of early Buddhism, the development of the eighteen schools, and the spread of the Mahayana. Everyone who is interested is encouraged to watch and listen. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays –… Read More
by Karma Wangdu on 10 January, 2021
Aspirations to end adversity. Online prayers led by HH Gyalwang Karmapa. 20th – 27th January 2021 The events will be live streamed here: Facebook/Karmapa Youtube/Karmapateachings Read More
by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche on 25 June, 2020
On the auspicious occasion of the 35th birthday of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the board of directors, representatives and volunteers of Karmapa Foundation Europe would like to offer homage and express our heartfelt greetings on this auspicious day. We pray that he may live a long and healthy life. May all his vast and beneficial… Read More
by Karma Wangdu on 11 May, 2019
Dear Dharma Friends, We are sorry to inform you that due to Guru Vajradhara the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa’s health concerns, the “Six-day Retreat with Guru Vajradhara the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa in Portugal” scheduled in July 2019 has been cancelled. If you have made a booking already, please contact the organisers directly to seek a refund for… Read More
by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche on 21 April, 2019
Rager Ossel or Karma Gyurme was a close friend of mine and I knew him for over 40 years. He often used to come to Sikkim to see HH the 16th Karmapa. He was a devoted student of the Karmapa and his devotion never wavered all through his life. He served the HH the 17th Karmapa also in many ways including… Read More
by Karma Wangdu on 3 April, 2019
‘How to be a true Dharma practitioner in today’s challenging world.’ We are very happy to share with you the great news that Guru Vajradhara the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa has accepted Palpung Dharma Chakra Association’s request to give a six-day teaching in Portugal. This is the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa’s first teaching in Europe in twenty years… Read More
by Karma Wangdu on 21 August, 2018
A new book of teachings by His Holiness Karmapa is now available for free download at The book is based on teachings His Holiness gave during his first historic visit to Canada in May and June 2017. The book is also available as a printed version from KTD Publications. KFE Representatives in each European country are currently arranging to… Read More
by Karma 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 Karma 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