In February 2017 the Kagyu Monlam torma artists were creating their artworks. Enjoy the slideshow:
According to the 2016 North American Kagyu Monlam website: “The chöpöns who have kindly come to Kagyu Thubten Chöling include Karma Wangchuk, a master artist from Rumtek Monastery, seat of the sixteenth Karmapa; and Karma Samten, who was trained at Dilyak Monastery in Nepal.… Continue Reading “2016 North American Kagyu Monlam Tormas”
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… Continue Reading “Vegetarian, Feminist Tibetan Monk Taking the US Ivy Leagues By Storm | Adele Wilde-Blavatsky”
On 10th May, 2014 H.E. Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche presided over the GARCHEN TSECHU CHENMO, (Sacred Ritual Lama Dance with full Costumes and Masks), with Tulkus, Lamas, Monks and Nuns from Densa Palchen Chosling Monastery performing. [Check out the torma at 3:47] At Densa Palchen Chosling Monastery, Ralang,… Continue Reading “Tsechu film (Lama Dance at Ralang)”
This video of the Sang puja at KTD in Jan. 2014 was created by Jason Peterson.
Here is a video montage featuring excerpts of a talk by His Holiness, the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, in which he explained the significance of the tormas created for the 26th Kagyu Monlam (filmed in Bodhgaya, India in 2009). The text below is followed by… Continue Reading “Karmapa on the significance of the tormas created for the 26th Kagyu Monlam”
At first look, His Holiness The Seventeenth Gyalwang Karmapa is intimidating. Well built, self possessed, and with a keen glance, he walks more like a middle weight boxer than one of the most venerated religious figures in Tibetan Buddhism. via Paul Brandeis Raushenbush: The… Continue Reading “Huffington Post: The Karmapa: Tibetan Buddhism’s Next Great Leader?–Paul Brandeis Raushenbush”
Karmapa lama to travel to Washington DC The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the Tibetan lama who, it has been widely speculated, will succeed the Dalai Lama as the figurehead for Tibetan Buddhism, will be travelling to Washington DC today, for a tour of… Continue Reading “Karmapa lama to travel to Washington DC – Telegraph”
‘When Tibetans think of a place of refuge, they think of India’ via Exclusive! Interview with Karmapa Lama – Rediff.com News.
India Habitat Centre, New Delhi 22nd — 23rd April, 2011 The event was hosted by The Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness The Dalai Lama, a not for profit, non-sectarian, non-denominational organization established with the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to His Holiness in… Continue Reading “H.H. 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Teachings: “The Middling Stages of Meditation””