Karmapa Public Course 2023: photos

March 12, 2023

The Karmapa Public Course 2023 took place at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) from 3-10 March 2023. Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, bestowed the empowerments of Green Tara and of Buddha Amitayus, and gave teachings on the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life. Ven. Lama Jampa Thaye taught on Lojong (Mind Training), Ven. Khenpo Lobsang taught on Nāgārjuna’s Mūlamadhyamakakārikā, and Ven. Khenpo Shenphen taught on Candrakīrti’s Madhyamakāvatāra.

About seven hundred students and devotees from India and around the world attended the course in person, and a thousand more watched the live streaming. The teachings were simultaneously translated into eight languages. On 9 March, the premiere of the movie Kudung, a documentary about the journey of the mortal remains of Karmapa’s late teacher, His Holiness the 14th Shamarpa Mipham Chokyi Lodro, was shown in the courtyard of the Institute.

Please enjoy these specially selected photos of the event.