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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Karmapa arrives in Taiwan

November 29, 2014

Day 1: Taiwan, November 28th, 2014. Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, arrived at Taipei airport today to begin a tour of Taiwan, at the invitation of the Hualien government.

On arrival at Taipei International Airport, Karmapa was welcomed by Sang Sang Rinpoche, Lopon Rinpoche, Gonpo Rinpoche, Khenpo Achong Rinpoche, Lama Puntsok, and many other lamas.

A crowd of devotees also came to the airport to welcome Karmapa, bearing the auspicious Karmapa Dream Flag and offering ceremonial silk scarves (kataks).