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The 17th Karmapa focuses on environment during visit to Yale University

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His Holiness Karmapa focused on the environment during his recent visit to Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. On April 7th, HH Karmapa met with students from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and gave an afternoon Chubb Fellow lecture on “Compassion in Action: Buddhism and the Environment”. As a child living in a rural […]

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Video: The 17th Karmapa’s Talk at Google

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Here’s the entire YouTube video of His Holiness Karmapa’s talk at Google headquarters to employees about mindfulness and meditation, with Mitra Dean Tyler Dewar translating. This was a “fireside chat” with Chade-Meng Tan on March 16, which was live streamed to all of Google’s offices worldwide, but can now be viewed by all online. During […]

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The 17th Karmapa teaches meditation for the West

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On April 4th, His Holiness Karmapa visited Karma Thegsum Chöling-New Jersey (KTC-NJ) in southern New Jersey. HH Karmapa taught meditation methods and practiced shamatha together with a gathering of over 700 attendees, before conferring an empowerment for Manjushri, the bodhisattva of wisdom. During this teaching, HH Karmapa emphasized the personal experience of meditation and warned about Buddhist practice being used for commercial or stress-reduction purposes.

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HH Karmapa experiences student life

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His Holiness Karmapa recently visited Princeton, his fourth stop on a tour of major American universities. Immersing himself in university life, HH Karmapa met with students, attended classes, and spoke on contemporary social issues from a Buddhist perspective. HH Karmapa, dubbed as the “Green Buddha,” gave a talk at the university chapel on April 1st titled, “A Buddhist Perspective: The Environment, Gender and Activism.”

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His Holiness Karmapa Speaks at Harvard

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Many thousands throughout the world, both Buddhists and non-Buddhists, respect and revere His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa as one of the most important spiritual leaders of our time. Fortunately, the organizers of Karmapa America 2015 Tour have been posting recorded webcasts of His Holiness’ teachings along the way! Here is the talk given on March 26th by HH Karmapa at the request of Harvard Divinity School: “Caring for Life on Earth in the Twenty-first Century.”

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HH Karmapa Video Stanford University

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As we shared earlier, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, head of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, spoke at Stanford University’s Memorial Auditorium on March 17, 2015 on “Caring Connections: Compassion, Technology and the Environment.” We hope you enjoy this video of the dialogue in its entirety!

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HH 17th Karmapa Mindfulness Meeting with Google Employees

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On March 15, after several hours touring the sprawling campus of Google in Mountain View, California, a state-of-the-art driverless car delivered His Holiness the 17th Karmapa to a building where Google staff had assembled for a talk on “Inner Connection and Meditation: Changing the World from the Inside Out.” . . .

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His Holiness Karmapa at Stanford University

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On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, appeared at Stanford University’s Memorial auditorium, in the heart of California’s Silicone Valley. Through the kindness of an unnamed sponsor, this first public event of His Holiness’ 3rd US tour was attended by close to 1,600 people free of charge.

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HH Karmapa Arrives in the US, Stanford University to Webcast

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Holiness the 17th Karmapa arrived in the US yesterday, to a joyful welcome. During a two-month tour, His Holiness will make stops at a number of universities. Notably, Yale will be awarding His Holiness Karmapa the prestigious Chubb Fellowship, and the University of Redlands plans to grant His Holiness an honorary PhD.

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Karmapa in Seattle 2015

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HH the 17th Karmapa will visit Seattle during the week of May 5 – 11, 2015. There will be public teachings on Saturday, May 9, 2015 entitled “A Call to Compassionate Action” with HH the 17th Karmapa. Tickets are on sale now. This event will sell out, so you are advised to purchase tickets soon.

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