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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IN a major setback to the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje in a currency seizure case, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday set aside the decision of Una- based trial court to drop charges against him and asked the government to initiate criminal proceedings against him.
para]]Tibetan Buddhist Leader, HH 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, will give a public teaching May 9.
She was accompanying the Karmapa to London and we even got a private audience with him.
th] Karmapa Thaye Dorje to lead cremation ceremonies in Nepal on July 31 [sup.
Tibetan Sikyong (equivalent to Prime Minister) in-exile, Lobsang Sangay and 17th Karmapa (head of the Karma Kagyu School, one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism), Ogyen Trinley Dorje, will be the guests of honour.
For the monks, the biggest issue is that the 17th Karmapa, spiritual leader of the Kagyu order of Tibet Buddhism, should stay in Rumtek monastery, the largest and most important seat of Buddhism in Sikkim.
His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and His Holiness the Seventeenth Karmapa, as well as other high-ranking leaders of Tibetan Buddhist traditions, have publicly expressed their unequivocal support for transforming gendered practices within Tibetan Buddhism and for the instatement of full ordination for nuns in the Tibetan tradition.
The introduction to the Cherish the Earth calendar has been written by the His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the second most important Tibetan Buddhist leader after the Dalai Lama.
The Tregar monastery belongs to the Karmapa, the second most important spiritual leader.
Additional security force has been deployed at the Dalai Lama's palace and the Gyuto Tantric Monastic University, where Karmapa resides, after the Bodh Gaya blasts," Balbir Thakur, Superintendent of Police, Kangra said.
The Press Trust of India quoted a top police official as saying that while four blasts took place inside the Mahabodhi Temple complex, three occurred in Karmapa monastery, one each near the famous 80-foot Buddha statue and at a nearby bus stand.
The Karmapa Gyuto Monastery is an hour's drive away and a worthwhile visit for its gilded interiors and extensive gardens.