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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Meditation Retreat at KIBI 2014

Between December 24, 2013, and January 2, 2014, the second meditation retreat was held at KIBI in New Delhi. This year the focus was on the so-called common preliminary practices, also known as the “Four Reflections That Turn the Mind” (tib. lo dog nam zhi). Over a hundred practitioners, both from India and from abroad, participated in the retreat, which was guided by Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche and Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche

Over a hundred practitioners from over the world have gathered at KIBI to learn some fundamental principles and techniques of meditation

Over a hundred practitioners from over the world have gathered at KIBI to learn some fundamental principles and techniques of meditation

Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche gives instructions on the lo dog nam zhi (the four reflections that turn the mind away from samsara and towards enlightenment)

Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche gives instructions on the lo dog nam zhi (the four reflections that turn the mind away from samsara and towards enlightenment)

His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa, guiding a session of meditation

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, guiding a session of meditation

His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche gives explanations on shamatha (tib: shine) meditation

His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche gives explanations on shamatha (tib: shine) meditation

Periods of teaching and questions and answers alternate with sessions of intensive meditation practice

Periods of teaching and questions and answers alternate with sessions of intensive meditation practice

Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche is one of the main teachers during the entire meditation retreat

Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche is one of the main teachers during the entire meditation retreat

Every morning the practitioners start their day by taking the sojong vows, transmitted by His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa or Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche

Every morning the practitioners start their day by taking the sojong vows, transmitted by Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, or Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche

His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa, His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche and Prof. Sempa Dorje during the closing ceremony

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, His Eminence Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Ven. Dubsing Rinpoche and Prof. Sempa Dorje during the closing ceremony

Ven. Khenpo Mriti gives a thanksgiving speech during the closing ceremony

Ven. Khenpo Mriti gives a thanksgiving speech during the closing ceremony

His Holiness Gyalwa Karmapa

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

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Event Type Meditation Retreat
Teachers Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Dubsing Rinpoche, Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche
Place Name Karmapa International Buddhist Institute
Address B-19/20 Qutab Institutional Area
City New Delhi 110016
Country India
Website http://www.kibsociety.org/index.php/kibi