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Karmapa heads to Germany on religious tour

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:03

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 15:22

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 14:53

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

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 00:34

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

Buddhists observe alms-giving ritual to seek salvation in Bodh Gaya

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 13:37

Hundreds of Buddhist devotees thronged the famed Mahabodhi Temple here on Tuesday to observe the Kagyu Monlam Festival, in which devotees offer alms to monks in the hope of attaining salvation.

Karmapa presides over peace prayer at Bodhgaya

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 20:31

Six months after the Buddhist shrine was rocked by serial bomb blasts, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjea on Friday led a special prayer here to reaffirm the Buddhists` commitment to non-violence.

Karmapa presides over peace prayer at Bodhgaya

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 18:13

Six months after the Buddhist shrine was rocked by serial bomb blasts, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjea on Friday led a special prayer here to reaffirm the Buddhists` commitment to non-violence.

Karmapa asks China, India to help save Tibetan plateau

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 21:35

The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the third most important Tibetan religious head, Tuesday called on China and India to help save its environment.

Bodh Gaya blasts: Stay calm, says Tibetan religious head

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 09:30

Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje on Monday appealed to his followers to remain calm and refrain from escalation of violence in the wake of the blasts in Bihar`s Bodh Gaya town.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 22:54

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

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 20:27

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 Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 11:19

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