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Tibetans Welcome HH Karmapa in Lynwood, WA

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His Holiness the 17th Karmapa received a warm welcome by Tibetan residents in the Seattle area during his 2015 US tour. Hundreds of Tibetans with their children traveled to Lynwood’s Convention Center for a special audience with His Holiness. May 8, 2015.

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His Holiness Karmapa Arrives in Seattle!

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His Holiness Karmapa Arrives in Seattle! Here’s the video recording of the Periscope livestream of His Holiness’ arrival at the Seattle airport on May 7. Follow @AmericanBuddhism for updates.

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Prayers and giving for the Nepal earthquake victims

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The Nalandabodhi community wishes to communicate our heartfelt sadness for the victims of the earthquake that struck the Himalayan region of Nepal, Tibet, and India on April 25th 2015. The devastation has been crippling to the region, and aspirations and aid are needed for the immediate alleviation of suffering for those effected.  Millions of children and […]

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17th Gyalwang Karmapa reschedules visit to parinirvana site of His Holiness 16th Karmapa: May 3 – 4, 2015

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa has rescheduled his visit to the parinirvana site of His Holiness the 16th Karmapa in Zion, Illinois (near Chicago) to May 3 – 4. The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa will bless the site for a stupa dedicated to his predecessor.

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17th Gyalwang Karmapa cancels visit to parinirvana site of HH 16th Karmapa

    The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa cancelled his scheduled visit to the parinirvana site of His Holiness the 16th Karmapa in Zion, Illinois (near Chicago). The program was cancelled one day before His Holiness’ scheduled arrival. The following are photos of volunteers preparing the grounds and assembling the tents for the event.             […]

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At his North American seat, HH Karmapa confers blessings and teachings

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His Holiness Karmapa recently gave a series of teachings to the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra community in Woodstock, New York. On April 17th, HH Karmapa arrived at KTD Monastery, his North American seat established by the 16th Karmapa over 30 years ago. Upon his arrival HH Karmapa made prayers and gave blessings to the attendees. The […]

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HH Karmapa on joining the heart and mind in Manhattan

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During his recent visit to New York City, His Holiness Karmapa met with the New York Tibetan community, visited the Rubin Museum of Art, viewed a modern Tibetan art exhibit, and attended a poetry reading at the Lhatse library. On his final evening in Manhattan on April 14th, HH Karmapa gave a teaching on “Joining […]

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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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