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H.H. Karmapa Meets with Pilgrimage Group333

November 4, 2016

On 26th of October 2016 a French pilgrimage group led by Lama Tenhor had the wonderful opportunity to meet with His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa. Students, staff and monks from KIBI had the good fortune too, to be invited …


Khenpo Chödrak Thenpel Rinpoche lecture “The importance of Buddhist studies”.333

October 19, 2016

On October 11th 2016, Khenpo Chödrak Thenpel Rinpoche was giving a talk during his brief stay at KIBI. The topic of his lecture was the importance of Buddhist studies.

Rinpoche explained how it had been the wish of the …


On Monday, 10th October 2016, Ms. Cėcile Ducher held another inspiring public lecture at K.I.B.I..333

October 18, 2016

In her lecture “Presentation of a bKa’ brgyud tantric collection of the 19th century: History and sources of the bKa’ brgyuds ngagsmdzod” she spoke about the Kagyü Ngagdzö which was compiled by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye in the 19th


Public Lecture by Our Visiting Teacher Cecile Ducher333

October 11, 2016

On October 6th 2016, students and visitors had a great opportunity to listen to a lecture by our visiting teacher Cecile Ducher, who is currently finishing her PhD studies in Paris at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. …


Public Lecture by Dr. Rolf Scheuermann333

September 26, 2016

On September 21st 2016, during the visit of Dr. Rolf Scheuermann of the International Consortium for Research in the Humanities (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), KIBI had the pleasure of hosting an evening with a public lecture …


Invitation to K.I.B.I.’s Public Meditation Course 2016333

September 24, 2016

Dear Dharma friends, 

You are kindly invited to attend the annual Public Meditation Course (PMC16) at KIBI, to be held from December 24th, 2016 to January 2nd, 2017. …


84000 launches new state-of-the-art Reading Room with 10 newly translated Buddhist texts333

September 18, 2016

84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha is a global non-profit initiative to translate the words of the Buddha and to make them available to everyone.  84000 was born as the result of a historic conference initiated by DzongsarKhyentse Rinpoche …


K.I.B.S. Scholarship for Returning Students333

September 14, 2016

The Karmapa International Buddhist Society is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2016/2017 Scholarship for returning K.I.B.I. students sponsored by KIBS Europe e.V..

The award winners are chosen by the Selection Committee and are awarded to students who show …


Start of the Academic Year 2016/17333

September 11, 2016

With great pleasure we could bid new and old students welcome to the academic year 2016/2017.
We have an exciting year ahead of us, with specially invited guest teachers to lead seminars throughout the year with topics such as ‘The …


Karmapa’s message for India’s 70th Independence Day333

August 14, 2016

On the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares the following message. …



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