Month: February 2011

Fire Puja at Gyuto

A large fire puja took place at Gyuto Monastery last night, in which tormas were burned and the year’s obscurations and negativities completely eradicated.

Tormas at Gyuto Monastery: the Gelukpa Tradition

Today at Gyuto Monastery the Gelukpa monks were preparing tormas for a special three day puja called Jang Kar that starts tomorrow. Their tormas are quite different from the Kagyu tradition’s tormas.  See gallery below:

India must apologise to the Karmapa Lama: India–Shobhan Saxena : TOI Blogs

Shobhan Saxena 18 February 2011, 12:25 AM IST  68 India must apologise to the Karmapa Lama Since in the age of 24×7 TV channels facts are not sacrosanct and the only things that matter are screaming headlines, half-baked truths and ill-informed opinions, let me…

New Film Coming out about His Holiness Karmapa

Excellent Article from Karmapa Supporters Blog

The Dogs Bark and the Caravans Move On February 13, 2011 in week in review | Tags: Karmapa, journalism, review | Leave a comment The Week in Review The media firestorm burnt itself out this week. In mid-fantasy, somebody turned on a bright light to…

New film by Dzongsar Kyentse Rinpoche

Vara – preview of Jamyang Kyentse Rinpoche’s new film from Bhutan Observer February 8, 2011 Thimphu: Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche’s third feature film is set to be refreshingly different. Unlike his two previous films – The Cup and Travellers and Magicians – Vara, meaning…

2011 Losar Sang Preparation at KTD Woodstock, New York

by Cynthia Chao

Tormas on the fence at Gyuto

These tormas appeared on the fence at Gyuto Monastery, below the Karmapa’s rooms in the days before Losar. In spite of everything going on there lately, the pre-Losar Mahakala pujas carried on as usual.

A message from Dharamsala, from Karma Chungyalpa, the spokesperson for H.H. Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje

“Dear Friends, Many of you have written to express your support for His Holiness the Karmapa at this time when such wild accusations are being leveled against him. Your support is greatly appreciated and warmly felt here. We know that you would like to…

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