Karmapa

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Karmapa

(ˈkɑːməpə) or

Karmapa Lama

n
(Buddhism) the head of the Kagyupa, Karma Kagyu or Black Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism, third in importance in the hierarchy of lamas
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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje , is the head of the 900-year-old Karma Kagyu Lineage of Buddhism, and a guide to millions of Buddhists around the world.
15) For recent comments by the Gyalwang Karmapa regarding the importance of bhiksum ordination, see http://kagyuoffice.
A rare opportunity for a group of students to work closely in India with His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, the head of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, as he articulates what Buddhism has to offer to the concerns of the present world, especially those of young adults