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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New Delhi, June 17 -- Sikkhimis spiritual leader His Holiness 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorge of Sikkim called on Buddhist scholars to undertake research on the doctrines of Theravada and Mahayana schools of Buddhism and introduce a uniform set of Buddhist teachings, values and principles for the betterment of the world.
Organized by the Tibetan government-in-exile, the function was presided over by the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa.
In the album "Thunder of Peace" produced in 2007 by a Buddhist monastery in Sichuan, all lyrics are again by monks, including, remarkably, one by the HH the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, leader of the Karma Kagyu (ka rma bka' rgyud) school of Tibetan Buddhism, currently living in exile in India.
Gyalwa Karmapa in his speech underlined that the bhikshuni ordination is important for Tibetan Buddhism.
The monastery has been without a Karmapa (head of the monastery) since the death of the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa," a source in Dharamsala, headquarters of the Dalai Lama in India, told Kyodo News by telephone.
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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Thai Thinle Dorje led the prayers for world peace and liberation for all sentient beings at the Mahabodhi Temple.
Bodhgaya, Dec 2 (ANI): His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje led the prayers for world peace and liberation for all sentient beings here at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya.