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Long Life Empowerment of Amitayus -- HH the 17th Karmapa(Tibetan/English/Chinese)

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2007.02.21
Tilokpur






His Holiness Karmapa's Visit to Tilokpur Nuns' Monastery to benefit the Monastery (February 19-26, 2007)

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From February 19-26, His Holiness Karmapa visited Drubten Pemo Jalpay Gatsal, the newly constructed Tilokpur Nuns' Monastery near Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. During his visit, His Holiness taught on the life of Tilopa and the37 Actions of a Boddhisattva, as well as bestowed a number of empowerments. His Holiness consecrated a new temple at Tilokpur, as well as made a pilgrimage to the historic cave of Tilopa near the nunnery. His Holiness made a short pilgrimage to Tilopa's cave in the morning of February 20, 2007, accompanied by Gyaton Tulku from Sherabling. Later in the day were International Cultural performances, including Tibetan and Indian performers presented there traditional dance and songs. His Holiness started the 21st with an insightful teaching on the life of Great Yogi Tilopa. Afterwards he conferred a long life empowerment and bodhisattva vows. An abundant gathering of international devotees, as well as numerous monks and nuns were in attendance. His Holine…

His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa at Tilokpur Monastery

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From February 19-26, 2007 His Holiness Karmapa visited Drubten Pemo Jalpay Gatsal, the newly constructed Tilokpur Nuns' Monastery near Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh, India. During his visit, His Holiness taught on the life of Tilopa and The37 Actions of a Bodhisattva as well as bestowed a number of empowerments. His Holiness consecrated a new temple at Tilokpur. He made a short pilgrimage to Tilopa's cave in the morning of February 20.Notes from a Participant
On the afternoon of the 20th, Sacred Lama Dances were performed by the Tilokpur nuns and many other cultural performances were offered by Tibetans, Indians and foreigners. It was moving and inspiring to watch people pour their hearts into their particular art, out of their love and devotion for the Karmapa.On the morning of the 21st, His Holiness began the week’s teachings by speaking a bit about the life of Tilopa. I will quote him (his translator) here: “Many of us try to get a purpose or a meaning for our life in this …

His Holiness Welcomes the New Year (February 18, 2007)

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His Holiness Karmapa welcomed in the New Year on February 18, 2007, pursuant to the Tibetan lunar calendar. This is the Year of the Fire Pig, according to the Tsurluk calendar system. (Click here for background information on the Tsurluk system.)


In the traditional manner, His Holiness presided over the Mahakala puja on the 29th (Guthor) of the Tibetan lunar calendar (February 16, 2007), at his temporary camp at Gyutoe Monastery in Himachal Pradesh. This practice is done prior to Losar (Tibetan New Year) to clarify and remove obstacles and bad omens for the coming year. - Tashi Paljor

Slide show:
http://www.kagyuoffice.org/ss/061107s/slideshow/karmapa.current.2007.html#fotostart



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