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Genla’s Mahaparinirvana: The Final Puja Days333

August 26, 2022

After the cremation of Mahapandita Yongzin Prof. Sempa Dorje’s kudung, the puja continued for another eight days. The very next day we carried on with the Gyalwa Gyatso (Red Avalokiteshvara) puja, along with one thousand tsok and butter lamp offerings. …


The Cremation Ceremony of Rev. Prof. Sempa Dorje la333

August 18, 2022

After weeks of daily rituals and prayers, the last rites for one of the greatest Bodhisattvas of the 21st century, Mahapandita Yongzin Prof. Sempa Dorje, took place on 18th of August 2022 (the 22nd day of the 6th lunar month) …


The Cremation Ceremony of Mahapandita Yongzin Prof. Sempa Dorje la333

July 26, 2022

The Kudung Organizing Committee of the Karmapa International Buddhist Society, New Delhi, wishes to inform all dharma brothers and sisters around the world about the cremation ceremony of Mahapandita Yongzin Prof. Sempa Dorje, who passed into Maha Parinirvana on 9th …


Happy and prosperous Tibetan New Year 2149333

March 3, 2022

“The Water-Tiger year is accomplished through the fortune of the two accumulations.

This ever-moving existence, the flower of the four elements

Being transformed by time: mounting into the Male-Water-Tiger –

May auspiciousness be with you in this newly blossomed year!”…


Announcement: Cancellation of KIBI Courses333

July 15, 2020

It is with deep regret that we have to share the news that KIBI courses have to be cancelled due to the remaining threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. We do hope for your understanding and look forward to welcoming you …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.…