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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Gyalwang Karmapa Set To Empower Female Buddhists With Monastic College

Gyalwang Karmapa announced at the 3rd Arya Kshema Winter Dharma Gathering in Bodhgaya, an annual three-week event that the Karmapa established in 2013 that he plans to establish a monastic college to educate and empower female buddhist practitioners of the Himalayan region.
The planned monastic college is also said to offer educational opportunities to laywomen as well.

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