Special Summer Event at KTD: Compassion At the Time of Sickness and Death

On August 5-10, 2016 KTD will offer for the third time its retreat on Compassion At the Time of Sickness and Death. This 5-day retreat is led by Lama Kathy Wesley, Resident Teacher at Columbus, Ohio KTC; Lama Repa Dorje Odzer, Resident Teacher at New York Tsurphu Goshir Dharma Center (Brooklyn) and Hospice Chaplain at Calvary Hospital […]

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The Miracle Month’s Full Moon: Offerings to the Gurus and to Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche

Excerpt from The Miracle Month’s Full Moon: Offerings to the Gurus and to Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at kagyuoffice.org After a break for lunch on this day dedicated to remembering and appreciating teachers, the setting of the stage has been shifted again. Below the great Buddha is the statue of 1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa, and beneath him […]

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Recounting His Holiness Karmapa’s Recognition of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at the 33rd Kagyu Monlam

— Michael Erlewine When His Holiness the 17th Karmapa was visiting North American last spring, Margaret and I traveled with him for quite a few stops, first as participants, and then my working as a video (and still photo) cameraman, and finally Margaret and I working as part of his security force team. During that […]

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His Holiness Karmapa’s Spontaneous Long-Life Prayer for Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, with Video of the Ceremony

His Holiness Karmapa’s presentation to Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche starts at 1:16 above.   His Holiness Karmapa’s Spontaneous Long-Life Prayer for Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche c With his pure intent to bring benefit and happiness to beings and the teachings, He has upheld the example of being learned, venerable, and good. And accomplished the wishes of the […]

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