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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.…


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 …


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 …


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 …



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, …