17th Gyalwa Karmapa"Buddhism is a way of life through which we develop the qualities of our mind.
This way of life is very unusual, as it is a means to attain happiness without harming others.


Streaming of Milarepa’s Guru Yoga for the Full Moon

Milarepa’s guru yoga will take place on Thursday, May 7, —day of the full moon—  at 4:30pm (CEST)and will be available via streaming so that all who wish can follow the ritual from home.


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Karmapa's Birthday - Tchenrezi meditation

This Wednesday May 6, we celebrate Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa's birthday.  On this occasion, in these troubled times, we invite each and every one to put his teachings to work by dedicating time to practice the Chenrezig meditation.  You can join in with these practices on the zoom video platform or follow the live stream on YouTube at the following times:  


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Tuesday, May 5–Sunday, May 10

L’apparition en dépendance
Par les étudiants restituteurs de Dhagpo Kagyu Ling


Read more: Dependent Arising - From Dhagpo Kagyu Ling’s Student Presenters

Khenpo Chödrak Thenpel Rinpoché Khenpo Chödrak Thenpel Rinpoché

Teaching on 16th Karmapa’s Guru Yoga 
By Khenpo Chödrak Thenpel Rinpoche
Saturday, May 2 at 5 p.m.
Continuing Every Saturday through June 27


Read more: Teaching on 16th Karmapa’s Guru Yoga - By Khenpo Chodrak Thenpel Rinpoche

Information on Dhagpo's alternative ProgramInformation on Dhagpo's alternative Program

We are happy to be able to share the latest news with you about Dhagpo’s program for the coming weeks.


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Construction of the New Living Room Area Is Progressing Well For more than a month now, there have been no group courses or retreats at Dhagpo. Thus, the daily activities dedicated to welcoming the public and ensuring course organization have ceased. For some departments, this presents an opportunity to get ahead on projects and construction that will benefit everyone once the center reopens.


Read more: In the Midst of the Confinement, the Center Carries on!

L'Institut de Dhagpo Kagyu Ling au printempsAs a precaution, Dhagpo closed to the public on March 14 and canceled all courses through the end of April. Since then, the center has reorganized its functioning in order to continue the activities essential for community life and support people connected to Dhagpo in their practice and study.

Read more: Some News from Dhagpo in this Time of Confinement

Vidéoconférence | sessions de pratique en direct depuis Dhagpo

We would also like to offer support for formal practice. Indeed, as Karmapa requested in his earlier message, “I recommend that everyone stay home and take part in the planned livestream practice sessions.”


Read more: Live Practice Session & accumulations from Dhagpo


We are currently witnessing the spread of coronavirus in multiple parts of the world. As Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa advised us, it is important to take precautions and maintain an attitude of prevention without giving in to worry or fear.
Dhagpo’s team is working to respond appropriately the the consequences of the virus’s development. 

Read more: The Center is Temporarily Closed Due to the Covid-19 Epidemic

nouvel an tibétain

May we all find a place of stillness, clarity & peace.
This place of stillness lies within all of us.


Read more: Tibetan New Year - Losar 2020: video & wishes

Karmapa's letter for KIBI about Losar celebration.

Dear friends,

Karmapa International Buddhist Institute recently published the following letter from Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, on their Facebook page. Even though it was addressed to the KIBI we feel concerned by it as if Karmapa had sent it directly to Dhagpo. (...)

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Nuestros mejores deseos para el 2020 

May we all find a place of stillness, clarity & peace.
This place of stillness lies within all of us. Our compassion & wisdom,
our Inner Wealth, is unaffected by even the most extreme external conditions. (...)

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During the Kagyu Moenlam, which will take place in December 2019 in Bodhgaya under the leadership of H.H. 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, there will maybe also a Puja for the Deceased.

Read more: Puja dedicated to the wellbeing of all deceased beings

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