2011 Himachal currency haul: ED gives clean chit to Karmapa

ED has given a clean chit and dropped charges of forex violations against Tibetan religious leader Ogyen Trinley Dorjee, four years after the Karmapa and his associates were charged with keeping illegal foreign and domestic currency worth about Rs 6 crore.

Karmapa heads to Germany on religious tour

The 17th Karmapa, the third most important Tibetan religious head, has left here for Germany on a fortnight-long religious tour, one his aides said Monday.

Monk-turned-politician to fight for bringing back Karmapa

Sonam Lama, the lone monk in the newly elected Sikkim Assembly, said he took the plunge into politics to protect the Buddhist `dharma` and enthrone the 17th Karmapa in his seat, the famous Rumtek monastery.

Sikkim Buddhists want their Karmapa back

s the lone Lok Sabha constituency in Sikkim goes to poll on April 12, the Buddhist minority want their Karmapa to his seat in Rumtek monastery while the Nepali communities, which form almost half of the populace, seek tribal status.

Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to open medical camp for animals at Bodhgaya

The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, would open a 10-day medical camp for animals in Bodhgaya on Friday.

Himachal tells centre to bear cost of Dalai Lama, Karmapa security

Himachal Pradesh again raised the issue of expenditure the state is incurring on the security of Tibetan spiritual leaders, the Dalai Lama and the 17th Karmapa.

Disciples attend Karmapa`s initiation ceremony in Himachal

Thousands of people, comprising monks and nuns and disciples from various countries, converged at the Dorzong Monastic Institute in Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal to drop charges against Karmapa

Last year, police had recovered currencies of 26 countries, including 120,197 Chinese yuan and around Rs 5.3 million in Indian currency.

Himachal: Karmapa summoned over currency row

The 17th Karmapa has been summoned in March over the seizure of foreign currency worth Rs 70 million from his monastery in 2011.

HP Police defends making Karmapa an accused

Karmapa’s name was included in the chargesheet as an accused in connection with seizure of foreign and Indian currency.

Karmapa made an accused in Himachal currency case

Police on January 28 last year recovered currencies of 26 countries from Gyuto Tantric Monastic University in Dharamsala.

`Chinese guards are also human beings`

The Karmapa, believed to the 17th reincarnation of the first Karmapa, said both as individual and as a race, there is tendency in this world to differentiate between each other.

Karmapa reviving use of Sanskrit in spiritual order

The 17th Karmapa of the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism, Ogyen Trinley Dorje is spearheading the revival of Sanskrit.

Karmapa reviving use of Sanskrit in spiritual order

The 17th Karmapa of the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism opens his morning prayers with chanting of Sanskrit shlokas.

Karmapa keen to join Nalanda University project

Buddhist Kagyud Lineage 17th
Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorjee has expressed his willingness to
get associated with Nalanda International University Project
if he gets an official invitation.

Currency row: Karmapa office assures cooperation

The Himachal Police Wednesday included the Karmapa`s name in a chargesheet filed by it in a court in Una town on the seizure of foreign currency.

Chargesheet filed against Karmapa, 9 others

Police filed a chargesheet against the Buddihist spiritual leader and nine others in connection with recovery of foreign and Indian currencies.

Karmapa prays for quake affected people

The 17th Karmapa, the only major Tibetan monk reincarnate recognised by both the Dalai Lama and China, Tuesday expressed grief over the deaths in the earthquake that hit India and Nepal and also affected parts of Tibet.

Karmapa cash row: Police to file charge sheet

Himachal Pradesh police have completed their investigation into the Karmapa cash row and are all set to file the charge sheet.

India should be vocal with China on Tibet: Karmapa

Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje is widely perceived as the next leader of the Tibetan people.