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A New Academic Year Begins at K.I.B.I.333

September 16, 2017

September 15, 2017, marked the beginning of the new academic year at K.I.B.I.  A short orientation for students and faculty was followed by the first lecture of the semester, given by visiting professor Lara Braitstein.  An exciting semester ahead will …


A Special Day of Celebrations at K.I.B.I.333

May 7, 2017

May 6, 2017.  Today was an extraordinary day of celebrations at K.I.B.I. as we marked both the 34th birthday of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje and the graduation of six students from the B.A. …


KIBS Charitable Event333

March 30, 2017

On March 30th 2017, led by Professor Sempa Dorje, a group of monks went to the National Association for the Blind in South Delhi. …


On Tuesday, 21.03.2017, Dr Eva Seegers held an inspiring Publice lecture about stupas333

March 22, 2017

Yesterday we had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Eva Seegers, from University of Hamburg, who gave a lecture about stupas. She started out by introducing different kinds of stupas and then moved on to two particular ones in Eastern Tibet. …


Upcoming lecture by Dr. Eva Seegers 21.03.2017333

March 20, 2017

Tomorrow we have the great fortune to welcome Dr. Eva Seegers who will share her vast knowledge during this lecture named: The Stupas of ‘Princess’ Wencheng Gongzhu: A comparative Study on Two Ancient Terrace Stupas in Khams. 
The lecture will …


Conclusion of the 2017 Karmapa Public Course333

March 18, 2017

On Friday March 17, 2017, the annual Karmapa Public Course concluded with an empowerment and garden dinner. There were nearly 500 registered participants from 46 nations who benefited from the vast knowledge of our teachers. His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa …


The annual Karmapa Public Course at KIBI has begun333

March 13, 2017

Yesterday morning the annual Karmapa Public Course began. With about 500 participants KIBI was vibrating with activity from early morning. His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa had decided to start the course yesterday because it was one of the four


International Women’s Day celebrated in New Delhi333

March 10, 2017

For several years monks from Karmapa International Buddhist Institute have been invited to participate in an inter-faith prayer on International Women’s Day, and this year the tradition continued. Different religions were present at this occasion all offering prayers for peace …


Losar festivities at KIBI333

February 28, 2017

Yesterday Losar was celebrated at KIBI. All gathered and welcomed His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa in the morning and then attended the special Losar ceremony with traditional Mandala offerings. This particular part of the ceremony was lead by …


Three days of Mahakala pujas333

February 26, 2017

In preparations for the Tibetan New Year, Losar, in the sign of the female fire bird, the KIBI monks have been cleaning the lhakang (meditation hall) and putting up thangkas of former lineage masters and keeping the central place for …



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