Month: March 2015

Kagyu Monlam Chenmo 2014 News: The Benefits of the Tsechu Lama Dance

via Kagyu Monlam Chenmo 2014 News: The Benefits of the Tsechu Lama Dance. The Nature of the Lama Dance: This sacred lama dance with its long history and profound meaning is not like any ordinary dance one might perform. The essence or nature of the…

Vegetarian, Feminist Tibetan Monk Taking the US Ivy Leagues By Storm | Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

Twenty-nine year old Tibetan man, Orgyen Trinley Dorje – the 17th Karmapa – is currently on a two-month lecture tour of prestigious US universities, including Harvard, Princeton and Yale. Tickets for all events were immediately sold out. Who is this monk who, after visiting…

Torma Master Lama Choenyi Shares her Torma Techniques

Lama Choenyi is a highly skilled torma artist and is responsible for many of the fancy tormas used at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, the North American seat of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa,  in Woodstock, New York. She recently sat down with me and graciously agreed to…

The 16th Nepal Kagyu Monlam, Featuring Special Tormas, Concludes Today

Every year after the Tibetan New Year (Losar), the Karma Kagyu Monasteries in Nepal come together to organize a Kagyu Monlam. This year it was hosted by Dilyak Monastery, which is one of the oldest Kagyu Monasteries in Nepal and the seat of Kyabje Dilyak…

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa’s 2015 US tour will begin soon

The official website for His Holiness the Karmapa’s tour is now live with a schedule of events, up-to-date news and more:

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