Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje

HH Karmapa supports Earth Hour

Posted on March 23rd, 2013, by

 “I have been a supporter of Earth Hour for the past three years and am happy to continue the tradition this year as well, by turning off the lights for one hour on March 23rd, from 8.30 to 9.30 pm. It might seem like a small gesture but Earth Hour represents the unified voice of hundreds of millions of people around the world who...

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New book by HH Karmapa: The Heart is Noble

Posted on February 19th, 2013, by

02/19/2013 Today, His Holiness the Karmapa’s latest book is being officially launched in North America and continental Europe. Titled, The Heart Is Noble: Changing the World from the Inside Out, the book constitutes a call to action on the urgent challenges that face the world, in particular the under-30 generation. The book is...

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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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His Holiness gives an environmental interview to Asia Sentinel

Posted on September 1st, 2010, by

His Holiness gives an environmental interview to Asia Sentinel Late July 2010, His Holiness spoke with Saransh Sehgal with the Asia Sentinel on reaching out to his followers to seek to revive the ecological consciousness of the Tibetan people. An excerpt from the interview follows. To read the full interview, please go...

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