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His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa attends "The Revival of the Tibetan Bhikshuni Ordination Academic Conference" (May 2006)

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During the three days from May 22-24, 2006, the Gyalwa Karmapa attended the Third Academic Conference on The Revival of Tibetan Bhikshuni Ordination." At the opening ceremony, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Gyalwa Karmapa, Sang-tung Rinpoche, Geshe Tupten of the Graduate Institute of Geshe Studies, and geshes, kenpos; and Vinaya scholars from all the lineages as well as the ga sha officials from the Tibetan government were present. This gathering indicated the importance given by the Tibetan community to the Revival of the Bhikshuni Ordination System. Full report and slideshow. - Ani Miao Rong








http://www.kagyuoffice.org/karmapa.currentactivities.2006c.html