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Karmapa Public Course 2024

6-13 March 2024

Dear Dharma Friends around the world – welcome to KIBI once again! We are delighted to announce the program of our Karmapa Public Course 2024.
The course will start on Wednesday, March 6th in the morning and ends on Wednesday, March 13th in the afternoon/evening. To support the work of KIBI, please consider making a donation.


Teachings will be streamed. Empowerments will not be streamed.

Teachings by all teachers will be streamed on KIBI’s YouTube channel. Teachings by Gyalwa Karmapa will also be streamed on his website.

There is no online translation, only on-site translation.


The schedule is below (click to enlarge).

Schedule for the Karmapa Public Course 2024

Teachers and teachings

His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Thaye Dorje will resume his teachings on Shantideva’s Entering the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life(Bodhicaryavatara), focusing on the explanations on Joyful Effort (Chapter 7).

His Holiness will also confer two empowerments.

His Eminence the 4th Jamgӧn Kongtrul Rinpoche 

Topic: Middle Way School: the “Self-Emptiness”-tradition (Rangtong Madhyamaka)

Venerable Khenpo Lobsang 

Topic: Buddhist Epistemology (Tsema)

Venerable Lama Jampa Thaye 

Topic: Middle Way School: the “Emptiness of Other”-tradition (Shentong Madhyamaka)

Registering for the course

To register, you will need to fill out an online registration form. Use the link below and follow the instructions carefully. Please note that there are some changes from previous years!

The registration will start on Friday, January 19th

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to KIBI soon.

Warm regards
Your KPC 2024 Organizing Team

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