Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 25, Jun 2017 02:20 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Tibetan slits his throat calling for freedom in Tibet's capital
Forfeit settlement homes and CTA benefits for Indian passport: MEA to Tibetans
Senator Feinstein asks China's Global Times to retract its threat to UC San Diego over Dalai Lama invitation
Authorities demolish more dwellings than they agreed at Larung Gar
Host of Tibet Women Soccer team’s Vancouver trip face unusual scrutiny
37 US Congressmen urge Trump to appoint special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues
Tibetan activist Sherab Tsedor passes away
Dalai Lama arrives in Minnesota to take part in Starkey’s panel discussion
DoE brings comic figure ‘forgetful uncle pig’ to life for children
International rights groups call on EU to cancel human rights dialogue with China
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves for Gaggal airport, June 11, 2017. The Tibetan leader is scheduled to give a public talk on "Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in our World" at the University of California San Diego on June 16, 2017. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama bestows the chenrezig empowerment, Theckchen Choeling, McLeod Ganj, May 27, 2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives back in McLeod Ganj, after attending events in New Delhi, April 28, 2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
Karmapa Lama makes maiden visit to the UK
[Friday, May 19, 2017 12:23]
By Tenzin Dharpo

Karmapa Ogyen trinley Dorjee in London on May 18, 2017.
Karmapa Ogyen trinley Dorjee in London on May 18, 2017.
DHARAMSHALA, MAY 19: The Tibetan Buddhist figure Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee yesterday began his first ever trip to the United Kingdom in the English capital of London, where he will give teachings and undertake religious commitments for the next few days.

The Karmapa who is considered as one of the highest reincarnate teachers in the Tibetan Buddhist hierarchy told devotees that he is happy to have made the journey to that part of the world and that he is looking forward to reaffirm the connection established by his predessesor.

“I am very happy to have this opportunity to visit the United Kingdom. We have had a strong Dharma connection with Britain from the time of the 16th Karmapa. For many years, I have had the hope to visit Britain, and I am actually delighted to visit this year, the young Tibetan Lama said in a video post.

The exiled religious figure who fled Tibet in the year 2000 in a daring escape has made three visits to Europe in the past will be giving teachings on the 8 Verses of Training the Mind and bestow the Chenrezig Empowerment through the weekend in London. His schedule extends on to May 27 when he will give a Long Life Empowerment at the Lakeside Country Club in Surrey.

The current Karmapa’s predecessor 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje was one of the first Tibetan religious teachers to propagate Buddhism in the west in 1974 and had a healthy followership in Europe and in North America subsequently.

In 2010, the Karmapa has set up ‘The Karmapa Foundation Europe’ headquartered in Brussels, to serve as his representative in Europe.

Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Karmapa Lama makes maiden visit to the UK
Sikyong Sangay calls on US President to meet Dalai Lama
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2017 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement