May 4, 2015
Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares an official address regarding the Nepal earthquake, on the occasion of Vesak 2015, the day that marks the birth, enlightenment, and passing of Buddha: "Dear friends, To all those affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal and neighbouring countries, I offer my deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers on this... more
May 2, 2015
On Vesak, the day that marks the birth, enlightenment and passing of Buddha, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, will lead prayers at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) for all those affected by the Nepal earthquake. Together with an assembly of monastic Sangha, Karmapa will lead a grand prayer of praise for Buddha, as well as... more
April 27, 2015
In the light of the recent tragic earthquake in Nepal, the Private Office of the Karmapa is reviewing the soonest practical date that Karmapa may visit the country, in order to pay his respects and best serve the Nepalese people.
As students will be aware, Karmapa already had a scheduled visit to Nepal from 25 May - 8 June... more