India Permits Karmapa’s Long Awaited Visit to Sikkim

The Union Government of India has finally given the approval nod to the request of the people of Sikkim to permit the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to visit the state. The spiritual leader of Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism is now free to visit any part of Sikkim except Rumtek according to the breaking reports.

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Karmapa to Confer Empowerment Teaching in New York

His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje is scheduled to confer an empowerment teaching in New York according to the official website of his office. The Karmapa is scheduled to confer the Green Tara Empowerment and mind training teachings in two sessions on the 4th February this year in New York, United States.

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Well Known Tibetan Singer Dies In Car Accident, Karmapa’s Message To Fellow Tibetans

A well known Tibetan singer has died in a car accident recently in Tibet and many Tibetans are mourning her loss in the social media by sharing their emotions in solidarity. More importantly, the Tibetan religious leader, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa has expressed his sadness and shared a message to the fellow Tibetans in this regard.

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35th Kagyu Monlam Postponed, Karmapa Health Update

The 35th Kagyu Monlam scheduled to take place in India in the end of December this year has been postponed and we also bring you an update to the health of His Holiness the Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje. While the Karmapa has been stay in the US due to health concerns is reported to be improving well.

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Karmapa Promised To Return To Tibet Soon In 1999

In a recent public disclosure His Holiness the 17th Karmapa promised to return to Tibet soon in 1999 when he fled into exile from Tibet. The Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee said in a public gathering in Canada that he had written a secret note that if he could be of beneficial to Tibet, he would return to Tibet soon.

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India Convinced To Lift Karmapa’s Travel Restrictions

It seems India is convinced to lift the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa’s travel restrictions imposed on him. The Home Ministry has proposed to lift the travel restrictions imposed upon the Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee to the Cabinet Committee on Security. The Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee based in Himachal Pradesh in India has been restricted to travel across India with a condition to seek prior permission from New Delhi.

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Sikkim Buddhists Demand Karmapa’s Early Visit Permission

Sikkim Buddhists demand Karmapa’s early visit permission to the state. A delegation of monks from various monasteries of Sikkim called on the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to give early permission for Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee’s visit to the state as the Sikkim Buddhists consider him as the legitimate heir of the 16th Karmapa.

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