Environmental News

Karmapa Delivers Inaugural Address to Environmental Section at Global Buddhist Congregation

Posted on December 5th, 2011, by

His Holiness the Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje,delivered the inaugural address at the Global Buddhist Congregation’s section on “Environment and the Natural World.” Opening the daylong session, the Gyalwang Karmapa addressed a packed hall of hundreds of delegates gathered from 32 countries around the world. He spoke on...

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Walking the Path of Environmental Buddhism

Posted on November 18th, 2011, by

The 25th year anniversary edition of the distinguished scientific journal, Conservation Biology, carries an article by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. Titled “Walking the Path of Environmental Buddhism through Compassion and Emptiness”, the article lays out His Holiness’ personal reasons for becoming an...

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Karmapa addresses the Mind and Life Conference on Ecology, Ethics, and Interdependence

Posted on October 30th, 2011, by

Gyalwang Karmapa addresses the Mind and Life Conference. October 20,2011- Dharamsala.  His Holiness Karmapa attended the 23rd Mind and Life conference from October 17-20 and gave a short address to the conference. He began by explaining the motivating factors in the development of his own concern and action for environmental...

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Earth Day Message from His Holiness

Posted on April 23rd, 2011, by

During teachings on the “Art of Tibetan Buddhist Meditation” in New Delhi today, April 22nd, 2011, His Holiness the Karmapa gave special notice to the fact that today is Earth Day. He said that if people want to celebrate Earth Day, they should find a garden or a park where they can sit directly on the Earth and meditate...

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Khoryug monasteries had gathered and cleaned the Bodh Gaya

Posted on January 9th, 2011, by

On the 2nd last day of the 28th international Kagyu Monlem, All the representatives from Khorug  monasteries had gathered and cleaned the Bodh Gaya Main Temple & streets at Kalachakra ground on 21st December, 2010 which was organized by Ranjung Khoryuk Sungkyob Tsokpa.

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His Holiness Gives New Year Greetings To All

Posted on January 1st, 2011, by

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Gyalwang Karmapa Offers Clean Water to the People of Bodh Gaya as a Gift of Gratitude

Posted on December 8th, 2010, by

Clean Water; A Gift of Gratitude from the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, to the People of Bodh Gaya Today, 8th of December 2010, marks the celebration of the auspicious opening of the Karmapa 900 ceremony, a year-long event, which commemorates the birth of the founder of the Karma Kagyu Lineage; Dusum Khyenpa. (For more...

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Six new monasteries join Khoryug

Posted on November 20th, 2010, by

6 new monasteries have joined Khoryug! The third Khoryug Conference was attended by 6 new monasteries. • Jang Tanagon, South India • Jonang Monastery, Nepal • Karma Thubten Chokhor Ling Monastery , Mahey – Ladakh • Rigpe Dorje Institute , Lava – West Bengal • Samdrub Darjay Choling, Sonada – West Bengal • Thusam...

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Day Three of Khoryug Conference

Posted on November 19th, 2010, by

Day Three of Khoryug Conference The morning of Day Three consisted of overview on the next steps for Khoryug, including large joint projects that will be carried out in the next few months. Given that the majority of Khoryug monasteries faced difficulties in implementing waste management, especially due to the lack of recycling...

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First Day of Third Khoryug Conference!

Posted on November 14th, 2010, by

November 14, 2010 The conference was hosted by Kagyu Nalanda Institute, Karma Rinpoche’s monastery. It began with an update of current trends for biodiversity, and global environmental conditions. There was a short overview on previous environmental training including that of the earth’s biological cycle. ___________ The...

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