Karmapa Thaye Dorje inaugurates Nala Gompa near Kathmandu

In a recent four day ceremony, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, inaugurated Dhagpo Sheydrub Ling, Maniwa Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche’s monastery near Kathmandu. Karmapa and Rinpoche were joined by many Karma Kagyu lamas and rinpoches, including Beru Khyentse … Continued

Bratislava amazed by Buddhist art exhibition

The art of Tibet is closely connected with Buddhism and meditation. It’s usually perceived only on the outer level of aesthetic beauty, but it also includes inner meaning on many levels. The facial expressions, postures, and attributes of the Buddhist aspects … Continued

Russian Winter Tour 2015

For the 23rd time since 1992, Lama Ole Nydahl and several hundred of his students traversed Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway in the middle of winter. Moscow greeted the travelling group with heavy snow and mild temperatures, as Lama Ole … Continued

New Year’s Course and new Buddha statue in Hamburg

Over 3,500 Diamond Way Buddhists gathered in Hamburg for the New Year’s Course 2014. The program was opened by Lama Jigme Rinpoche, H.H. Karmapa’s representative in Europe, and brother of the late Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche. Jigme Rinpoche passed on the … Continued