What we heard: “Wow! What an awesome weekend!” Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 22 next year – Earth Day 2017! Friday Program: Film Screening FLOW – For Love of Water Saturday Programs Living in Harmony with Our Planet, teaching by Khenpo Karma Tenkyong Long Life Tree Ceremony with Khenpo Ugyen and the KTD Lamas Water: […]Read more "Earth Day at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, 2016"
Students from all over the United Statescame to KTD in mid-March to learn the Guru Sadhana of Karma Pakshi, the 2nd Karmapa, at the annual Karma Pakshi Retreat. For these students, years of study and practice of the Mahamudra Ngöndro – finishing their 100,000 prostrations, 100,000 purification mantras, 100,000 mandala offerings and 100,000 to 200,000 […]Read more "After the Mahamudra Ngöndro: Karma Pakshi Training at KTD"
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 […]Read more "Special Summer Event at KTD: Compassion At the Time of Sickness and Death"
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 […]Read more "The Miracle Month’s Full Moon: Offerings to the Gurus and to Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche"
— 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 […]Read more "Recounting His Holiness Karmapa’s Recognition of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at the 33rd Kagyu Monlam"
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 […]Read more "His Holiness Karmapa’s Spontaneous Long-Life Prayer for Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, with Video of the Ceremony"
People come from all over the country (and the world) to sit for the seven days of this retreat, reciting the Guru Yoga of the 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje, four times a day. This year the Guru Yoga was led by Khenpo Karma Tenkyong (President of KTD) and Lama Karma Thendhup, KTD’s Protector Lama. The […]Read more "The Four-Session Guru Yoga of the Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje Retreat"