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Chenrezig Sadhana now available for download333

March 22, 2020

This year, things are all a bit different. After more than ten years, 2020 the Karmapa Public Course had to be canceled in an attempt to do our share in stopping the corona virus from spreading. Nevertheless, now the largest part of our global community is affected in one way or another, and we all Read More

International Women’s Day 2020333

March 8, 2020

In 1975, the United Nations officially recognized International Women’s Day, and, in 1996, began to adopt an annual theme for every year. The first theme was “Celebrating the Past, Planning for the Future.” This year’s theme #EachforEqual is meant to be a shared goal throughout 2020. During the International Women Day, KIBI sanghas have been Read More

Losar celebration333

February 24, 2020

Celebrated on the first day of the Tibetan (lunisolar) calendar, this year Losar fell on Monday, February 24, 2020 and was celebrated at KIBI lhakhang with an auspicious ceremony. Having offered a Mandala, the Sixteen Arhat puja was conducted by a gathering of KIBI Sangha, staff, students and guests, followed by vast prayers for the well-being Read More

Karmapa’s letter for KIBI about Losar celebration333

February 17, 2020

Dear members of the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute, This Tibetan New Year (2020) I will not celebrate Losar with entertainment. You, dharma friends, may also do well to not celebrate that way, apart from taking part in the auspicious rituals. In general, due to bad habits, people may feel bored or aggrieved when encouraged to Read More

Urgent Announcement: Cancellation of Karmapa Public Course333

February 12, 2020

A transcript of the letter is below: Delhi, 12 February 2020 Urgent Announcement: Cancellation of Karmapa Public Course This morning, the KIBI administration team held a meeting concerning the Karmapa Public Course 2020 and the coronavirus (COVID-19). As we all know, once a single person carries the virus, a large number of people may become Read More

Inauguration of KIBI Publications333

February 8, 2020

We are delighted to share with you the joyful news that KIBI Publications has been commissioned and released its first book! Having been designed as a central unit of KIBS’s educational branch, the aim of KIBI Publications is ‘to increase the understanding of and engagement with Buddhism and meditation through a publishing programme that fosters Read More

KIBI: 30th Anniversary Celebration333

February 6, 2020

The Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the district of Delhi and unique in combining a traditional monastic setting with an Institute for Higher Buddhist studies for an international audience. Due to the personal efforts of His Holiness the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa and the then Prime Minister, Read More


February 4, 2020

Today, on Guru Rinpoche day, KIBI administration and Sangha offered a long-life ceremony to His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje and his Yongzin, Prof. Sempa Dorje at Karmapa International Buddhist Institute, New Delhi. This offering, called Tenshug, brought the preceding five-day puja of Dolkar Yeshi Khorlo (Tsedub), which had been conducted from Read More

Urgent Announcement333

January 28, 2020

We deeply regret to make this urgent announcement regarding our seminar which was to be held at KIBI from 5th to 7th February 2020. However, we will confirm the new date of the seminar as soon as possible and keep you updated. Our sincere apology for the inconvenience caused.

Registration Close for the Karmapa Public Course, 2020333

January 27, 2020

Dear Dharma friends around the world, We from KIBI wish you all a very happy New Year 2020! May it be a peaceful and prosperous year, full of spiritual growth! The time has come, once again, to warmly invite you to the annual Karmapa Public Course at KIBI. The course will commence on the morning of Sunday, Read More

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