On the 19th June 2014, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje performed a traditional Buddhist ceremony today for his late teacher, Shamar Rinpoche. Along with many Karma Kagyu lamas, ordained and lay practitioners, and dignitaries, HH 17th Karmapa … Continued
17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje
Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa is the 17th in an unbroken lineage of the first reincarnate lamas in Tibet. After escaping Tibet, the 17th Karmapa lives today in India and travels around the world to give Buddhist teachings. Karmapa is the head of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.