The Gyalwang Karmapa’s historic first visit to the United Kingdom

The Gyalwang Karmapa’s historic first visit to the United Kingdom

The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, arrived in central London this afternoon on his first ever visit to the United Kingdom. A long line of devotees offering katas greeted him on his arrival at his hotel. He was then officially welcomed at a special reception in the form of a traditional English afternoon tea.