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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Taiwan visit: How to be happy

December 3, 2014

Day 5: Taiwan, 2 December 2014. Rinpoches, lamas, sponsors and representatives from the Karma Kagyu Buddhist centres and monasteries in Taiwan took the opportunity to meet with Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, in Taipei. Karmapa gave a speech in Tibetan and in English, and expressed his gratitude to those who help to make the Buddha’s teachings available to benefit people.

After the meeting, Karmapa gave a public teaching about happiness – what it is and how to achieve it – to several hundred people.

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, teaching about happiness. Photo / Thule Jug

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, teaching about happiness. Photo / Thule Jug