Day 5 : Institute Rabne and Commemorating the cremation of Shamar Rinpoche

Friday July 31st , a full moon marks the last day for Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the XVIIth Gyalwa Karmapa at Dhagpo.  Today’s program includes : rabne (consecration) of the Institute and of the large Buddha statue, then commemoration of the cremation of Shamar Rinpoche with the practice of Milarepa and Calling the Lama from Afar.

The […]

Day 4: Practice with the Karmapa

Thursday, July 30.  This morning, Thayé Dorjé, His Holiness the XVIIth Gyalwa  Karmapa began the day with a few turns around the stupa to the sound of the gyalings. Around gathering of people followed him, delighted to have this opportunity to unite their wishes with that of a great master – the stupa rarely sees […]

Day 3: Empowerment and Teaching for Chenrezig

Wednesday, July 29, a day dedicated to Chenrezig practice. Thayé Dorjé, His Holiness the XVIIth Gyalwa Karmapa, conferred the empowerment to more than 1900 people gathered in the great tent.
Before going directly into the ritual, the Karmapa took the time to share more teaching, once again on compassion, as he had done previously the day before.  […]

Day 2 : Teaching and Transmission of Bodhisattva Vows

Tuesday July 28.  The second day in the presence of Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the XVIIth Gyalwa Karmapa, is dedicated to a teaching on refuge and the enlightened mind with the intention to prepare the public for receiving bodhisattva vows.  As Monday, about 1600 people are seated in the great tent, ready to receive instructions […]

Day 1 : Welcoming the Karmapa

He is here. Three years after his last visit to Dhagpo, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the XVIIth Gyalwa Karmapa, has returned to his European seat for five days of teachings, transmission and practice! This Monday morning, several hundred people arrived to partake of this exceptional opportunity being offered.

​Very early, the day began under the best […]

Some Friendly Advice for Meeting a Bodhisattva

Meeting a bodhisattva is a form of practice
One can summarize the Buddha’s teaching in multitudes of ways. Practicing the dharma involves changing our habits and dissipating obscurations of the mind, in other words, changing our way of understanding to leave space for wisdom. If we take inspiration from Gampopa, the path unfolds in four steps:

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