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Summary of the KIBI Intensive Short Course -2018333

December 10, 2018

Upcoming Course Registration is Open Now: Congratulation to all the students for passing KIBI Intensive Short Course 2018 examinations! On 7 Dec, 2018, a month-long course had successfully come to an end after students received the completion certificates from KIBI Director Professor Sempa Dorje, which was a symbol of recognition for their hard work. Read More

Lama Ole visits Thugsey333

December 8, 2018

Today, Lama Ole Nydahl had a private audience with HH the Gyalwa Karmapa, Sangyum la and their family at Karmapa International Buddhist Institute. In particular, Lama Ole‘s visit was to meet and pay his respect to the Thugsey la. Here we share a glimpse of that special moment:    

Karmapa Public Course 2019333

November 28, 2018

KIBI is happy to announce the confirmed dates for the next Karmapa Public Course (KPC19), which will take place from March 11th till March 18th.

Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities: Child Dignity Online333

November 26, 2018

On 19th & 20th, Nov, 2018 Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and UAE Ministry of Interior, we are honored to participate in this important conference, “Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities: Child Dignity online” at Read More


November 24, 2018

Today, the students of KIBI Short Intensive Course received a special audience with His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa. The meeting took placed around at 6:00(IST) at Private Audience Hall. Firstly, His Holiness greeted everyone warmly and gave a Dharma teaching with his usual gentle manner. Just to share a glimpse, he emphasized on the importance of our precious human life and Read More

KIBI Intensive One-Month Course Underway333

November 13, 2018

12th Nov, 2018: The one-month KIBI Intensive Course commenced today with an Opening Ceremony that was chaired by Ven. Khenchen Chodrak Tenphel Rinpoche and emeritus Prof. Sempa Dorje and began with the symbolic traditional ceremony of auspicious lighting of butter lamps and chanting of the sacred Verses of the Eight Noble Auspicious Ones. In the Read More

Descent from the God Realms (Lhabab Duchen)333

October 31, 2018

Lhabab Duchen, celebrated on the 22nd day of the ninth month in Tibetan calendar, marks the anniversary of the Buddha’s descent from the heavenly realm to the earth. it is on this day that Buddha Shakyamuni descended to the heaven of thirty-three Trayastrimsa to give teachings to benefit the gods in the desire realms and Read More

Non-Academic One Month Intensive Course333

October 10, 2018

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Registration for the PMC 2018/2019 is Open333

September 30, 2018

It is our pleasure to invite you to the annual Public Meditation Course (PMC18/19) at KIBI. The program will begin with an information session in the afternoon on December 25 th, 2018 and conclude with an aspiration prayer in the morning of January 3 rd , 2019.

The Dates of the Public Meditation Course at KIBI333

September 23, 2018

Dear Dharma friends, we are happy to announce the dates of the upcoming Public Meditation Course at KIBI:  from December 25th 2018 to January 3rd 2019. Registration link will be sent in a newsletter very soon.

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