Karmapa in the Media

Karmapa in the Media

A list of recent news stories featuring the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, as well as photos and images that can be used in press releases or news articles.

Asian Affairs
The Karmapa Greets the World

Even China recognises the young Tibetan Buddhist leader now gaining an international profile.

CBC Radio Canada
‘It’s difficult to make balance’: Dalai Lama successor navigates modern world

When Ogyen Trinley Dorje was born in a small village in Tibet in 1985, a cuckoo landed on the tent — a very auspicious sign in Tibetan culture. “When I was born, my parents … they told me there were auspicious signs …  special sounds heard by all the villagers,” His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, tells The Current‘s Anna Maria Tremonti.

Voice of America
Karmapa Visits Ontario Legislative Assembly and Meets with Canadian Politicians

In his first ever visit to Canada, the 17th Karmapa, head of the Karma Kagyu, the largest sub-school of the Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism paid a visit to the Ontario Legislative Assembly and attended the fifth anniversary of Tibet Day at the invitation of the Parliamentary Friends of Tibet, Canada at the provincial parliament on May 30, 2017.

Toronto Star
Greed biggest issue of the environment, Tibet’s Karmapa Lama says

“I think the biggest issue is also related to humans’ motivations — human greed is the biggest issue of the environment, because of consumerism,” he muses. “The sad thing is, until something happens, people don’t want to change.”

The Hindu
Karmapa Winds Up Arunachal Visit

The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje winded up his two-day visit to West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh.

Business Standard
Compassion is the Essence of the Buddhist Religion

Earlier welcoming the Karmapa, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said the people of Monyul were long aspiring to seek the blessings of His Holiness. He hoped that with his spiritual blessings and guidance, it would help all to become better human beings.

The Economic Times
Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje Visits Arunachal

Karmapa arrived on December 1 and was accompanied by MHA Advisor, Amitabh Mathur. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu accompanied him from Guwahati airport.

Times of India
We need a system to keep Tibetan people together

Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the 17th Karmapa, looks set to play a bigger role in Tibetan affairs. He spoke to Rajeev Deshpande about the future of the Tibetan movement and his expectations of India on the occasion of the Dalai Lama’s 81st birthday earlier this week.

The Diplomat
Tibet’s 17th Karmapa on Climate Change, the Dalai Lama, and China

The Tibetan Buddhist leader on climate change, his future leadership role, and Tibetan issues.

The New Yorker
Karmapa on Campus

It is for such work (alleviating suffering, raising funds) that he’d come to America, in March, to take a tour of colleges and temples—and perhaps why he’d been born, if you believe, as Tibetans do, that he is the embodiment of Chenrezig, the Buddha of compassion.

Huffington Post
His Holiness The 17th Karmapa On Tibet, China and Happiness

In the video above, he speaks with HuffPost Live, alongside his translator, about everything from Tibet to China, to social media to the path to happiness.

The Telegraph
The Karmapa: ‘Lack of compassion is the greatest killer’

On his first ever visit to Europe, the most prominent Tibetan Buddhist figure after the Dalai Lama, the Karmapa, talks about being taken from his family in childhood, his exile and the demands of his holy position

Hindustan Times Dharamsala
French Senators Pledge Support to the Tibetan Cause

A four-member French Senate delegation led by senator Jean-Francois Humbert, currently on a week-long visit to headquarters of the Tibetan government in-exile at Dharamsala, has pledged continued support to half-a-century-old non-violent Tibetan freedom movement.

The Jakarta Globe
The Noble Heart

This reminds me of a recent conversation I had with the 17th Karmapa, an important spiritual in Tibetan Buddhism. The young Karmapa believes that the human heart is noble.

Redlands Daily Facts
Professor, students tell of experiences with Buddhist leader Karmapa

The University of Redlands hosted a book signing on Thursday detailing 16 U of R students spiritual journey in India with one of Tibetan Buddhism’s most influential leaders.


Photos of the 17th Karmapa

Here are some photos of the 17th Karmapa that can be used for approved news stories.