On July 6, USCIRF Vice Chair Kristina Arriaga (right) and Commissioner Jackie Wolcott (left) met with His Holiness the 17th Karmapa of Tibet (center) to discuss religious freedom for Tibetan Buddhists in China.
July 6, 2017 – Washington, D.C. We Tibetans consider the birthday of HH the Dalai Lama to be extremely important. We are most fortunate that he lights our way like a blazing torch as we pass through these dark and difficult times. His birthday, therefore, is an important occasion for us. Born in the Land […]
First, the Gyalwang Karmapa spoke a few words related to the birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama: We Tibetans consider the birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to be extremely important. We are most fortunate that he lights our way like a blazing torch as we pass through these dark and difficult times. […]
During his recent visit to the USA, His Holiness sat down with Radio Free Asia to discuss a variety of topics relevant to the Asian community.
On July 8, 2017, His Holiness made a brief visit to Karme Ling in New York State
During his recent visit to the USA, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa visited Karma Thegsum Choling in New Jersey and gave a blessing ceremony to hundreds of his students at the Westin Hotel in Mount Laurel.
On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017, Gyalwang Karmapa Rinpoche visited the Office of Tibet on Wednesday, 5 July during his three-day visit to Washington, D.C. This trip to Washington follows his one-month visit to Canada. The afternoon visit to the Office of Tibet was informational. Representative Penpa Tsering updated him on various OoT activities and programs, while […]
On June 29, 2017, the Lt. Governor welcomed His Holiness the Karmapa, the second-highest ranking Tibetan Buddhist in exile and a world-renowned spiritual leader, to Washington state. The Lt. Governor thanked the Karmapa and his delegation for visiting Seattle again, and for bringing with him a message of compassion and global-mindedness. This trip marks the […]