India Doubts About Gyalwang Karmapa’s Return from US

His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee has been on an extended stay in the United States since his last departure from the temporal home in India last year and according to reports, the Indian intelligence reports suggest that the second most influential Tibetan spiritual leader in exile may not return back to India!

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Rumtek Celebrates Karmapa’s 33rd Birthday Anticipating His Visit

On the occasion of the 33rd birthday of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the Rumtek monastery rose into a grand celebration in front of huge portraits of their spiritual head on Tuesday. This celebration comes out as a call their hope for the visit of the Karmapa who has long been denied permission to visit the state of Kashmir itself.

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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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Tibetans Should Act so Dalai Lama is Happy, Comfortable and Not Disturbed: Karmapa

His Holiness 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogen Trinley Dorje told at an event in New York that the Tibetans should act so that His Holiness the Dalai Lama who is now older is happy, comfortable, and not disturbed by what is happening in their society. The young Tibetan spiritual leader gave a longevity empowerment to around 12,000 devotees in the American city.

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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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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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